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  1. Drs. Harjit Bhogal, Arushi deFonseka join Capital Digestive Care

    Harjit K. Bhogal, MD, and Arushi deFonseka, MD, have joined Capital Digestive Care, based in Washington, D.C. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Partnership pitfall: what happens to ASC software after joint venturing?

    Integration can be a great thing for an ambulatory surgery center. Aligning with a hospital partner can open doors to improved reimbursement, create new physician relationships and reduce fragmented care in a community. But, incompatible differences between hospitals and ASCs remain. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for July 24, 2014. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. 5 ASC industry leadership moves & accomplishments

    Here are five ambulatory surgery center leaders who have recently taken on new roles or received industry recognition. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 11 trends facing surgery centers

    The surgery center business has become a much more difficult business over the last several years. This is due to several factors. By Scott Becker, JD, CPA, and Molly Gamble -
  3. 8 ASC real estate transactions in 2014

    Here eight ambulatory surgery center real estate transactions that have occurred this year thus far. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Women in the ASC industry: 5 physician leaders to know

    The following are five female physician leaders to know in the ASC industry: By Ellie Rizzo -
  1. Behind Laser Spine Institute's rapid growth: 3 new ASCs in 2014

    Laser Spine Institute will be opening three new ambulatory surgery centers this year, breaking into the Midwestern United States. The new centers are located in Cleveland, St. Louis and Cincinnati, increasing the number of residents residing within 250 miles of a Laser Spine Institute facility by 50 percent. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 9 ASC joint venture operating agreement issues that make or break the partnership

    Hospital joint ventures are the answer many ambulatory surgery center physicians are turning to in the face of massive change, but the story doesn't end after the deal is struck. Here are nine operating agreement issues standing between a successful joint venture and a failed partnership. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 5 articles on successful ASC real estate ownership & transactions

    Here are five articles on ambulatory surgery center real estate ownership, sale and value. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 56 statistics on ERCP RVUs & reimbursement

    Here are 56 statistics on RVUs and reimbursement for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, according to Boston Scientific's 2014 Procedural Reimbursement Guide for Endoscopy. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. Delaware workers comp fee schedule changes: 4 elements affecting ASCs

    Delaware House Bill 373, which is designed to control the state's level of workers' compensation premiums, has been enacted, according to Workers Compensation report. Here are four things to know about the legislation and how it affects ambulatory surgery centers. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 4 tips for ASCs to select a business analytics system and streamline collections

    Decreasing reimbursements and rising costs have made it increasingly difficult for ambulatory surgery centers to effectively manage collections. By James Bell, director of business services, High Plains Surgery Center -
  3. 11 gastroenterologists making the news

    Here are new gastroenterologists who made headlines within the past two weeks. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 10 articles on bringing higher-acuity cases to the ASC

    The following are 10 articles from Becker's ASC Review on various aspects of bringing higher-acuity cases to the ambulatory surgery setting, including spine, total joints and other specialty procedures. By Ellie Rizzo -
  5. $2.35B AmSurg-Sheridan deal completion, 9% rise in HCA revenue, Northstar's $15.1M in Q2 revenue & more – 7 recent key notes on ASC companies

    Here are seven news updates on ambulatory surgery center companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. 6 surgery centers making the news

    The following are six surgery centers that have made the news locally, at the state level or nationally in the past two weeks. By Ellie Rizzo -
  7. 6 GI/endoscopy devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in June

    As of May 2014, 26 GI/endoscopy devices received FDA 510(k) clearance. Here are six GI/endoscopy devices that joined the list in June. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. 4 Statistics on GI Case Volume by ASC OR

    Gastroenterology is one of the most common ambulatory surgery center specialties, but how does the volume of GI fluctuate based on ASC size? By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. 7 statistics on general surgeon payment models

    The Medscape General Surgeon Compensation Report 2014 details whether general surgeons are planning on participating in new payment models and how they'll handle Medicare patients in the future. By Laura Dyrda -