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  1. AmSurg net revenue jumps 12%, growth exceeds expectations — 15 key notes

    AmSurg reported a huge net revenue increase in the first quarter of 2015, with both ambulatory services same-center revenues and physician services contract organic growth exceeding expectations.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. TriState Centers for Sight acquires MidWest EyeCenter — 6 things to know

    TriState Centers for Sight purchased MidWest EyeCenter, according to a report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. How to evaluate business performance and excellence in ASCs: Your ASC business operations checkup

    Naya Kehayes, Michael McClain, and Conor Gallagher, of Eveia Health, a management and consulting firm in the healthcare industry, hosted a webinar with Becker's Healthcare titled "ASC Business Operations Checkup."  By Brandon Howard -

Challenges in spine and pain coding

Ambulatory surgery centers are on the front lines of the nation’s chronic spine and pain epidemic.   The landscape for spine and pain coding can cause major anxiety for physicians and their billing departments.
  1. 5 recent ASC acquisitions — May 5, 2015

    Here are five recent ambulatory surgery center acquisitions.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Grow your mature ASC — 5 key strategies

    How can a mature ambulatory surgery center continue to grow in the evolving health care environment? By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Excelsior Orthopaedics gains approval for $9M expansion: 5 key notes

    Amherst, NY-based Excelsior Orthopaedics won approval from the town board for a $9 million expansion, reports The Buffalo News.  By Brandon Howard -
  4. USPI Q1 revenue up 9%, Nueterra acquires 3rd party administrator, Tenet profit reaches $47M — 6 key company notes

    Here are key updates from six ambulatory surgery center companies in the past week. By Laura Dyrda -

The dirt on endoscopes and CRE

Cleaning endoscopes can be tricky. Learn about the most current recommendations from the FDA and guidance from manufacturers on the proper care and handling techniques to help avoid the risk of infection.
  1. Zacks upgrades HealthSouth stock to "buy" — 5 things to know

    HealthSouth reported upgraded Zacks rating, according to a Dakota Financial News report. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Dr. Nameer Haider to open NY ASC: 5 things to know

    A new outpatient surgery center is coming to South Utica, N.Y., according to a Time Warner Cable News: Central NY report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. ASC M&A, real estate today: 3 key thoughts from Jon Vick

    ASC Inc., president Jon Vick discusses his career with ambulatory surgery centers and where he sees the industry mergers and acquisitions, as well as ASC/MOB real estate, headed in the future.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — May 4, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for May 4, 2015.  By Brandon Howard -
  1. The state of ASC business today — 5 key thoughts from Ann Geier

    Ann Geier, chief nursing officer at SourceMedical, discusses ambulatory surgery center industry and where medicine is headed in the future.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 24 staffing statistics for orthopedic surgery centers

    Here are 24 statistics on staffing at orthopedics-driven ambulatory surgery centers based on statistics from the VMG Health Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. In which states do physicians earn the most & the least?

    Here are the 10 states in which physicians earn the highest and lowest average annual incomes, according to Medscape's 2015 Physician Compensation Report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. 4 GI physicians making headlines – May 1, 2015

    Here are four gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons who were featured in the news within the past week.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  5. North America eye surgery devices market to reach $4.2B by 2019: 6 key trends

    The North America ophthalmology surgery devices market is estimated to grow rapidly, according to a MicroMarket Monitor.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  6. US clinical registries are like the Wild West: 6 key points

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore found United States clinical registries that collect patient outcome data are substandard and don't have the features patients, physicians and policymakers need, according to a release.    By Brandon Howard -
  7. Wisconsin outpatient surgery, medical building wins approval — 5 key notes

    A new medical facility in Sheboygan, Wis., that would include an outpatient facility is another step closer to becoming a reality, according to a Fox 6 Now report. By Laura Dyrda -
  8. Two NY physicians get a step closer to new ASC approval — 8 things to know

    A family practice physician and ophthalmologist are working on a new ambulatory surgery center in Hamburg, N.Y., according to a Buffalo Business First report. By Laura Dyrda -
  9. ASC company financial report: 5 key companies — April 30, 2015

    Here are the stock reports from five ambulatory surgery center companies for April 30, 2015 and how they compare to their numbers last week on April 23. By Laura Dyrda -