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  1. Integrity Wellness Center to open in Coppell, Texas

    Coppell, Texas, will have a surgery center by the end of February, the Coppell Gazette reports.  By Nick Gaudio -
  2. What do GI fellows need to know before establishing a practice?

    The world of medicine is without a doubt complex and, physicians just entering the field have many paths to choose from when beginning a practice. An established gastroenterologists offers insight into them most important considerations for GI fellows. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. ICD-10 vs. IT: Most tech departments are struggling to keep up

    Most IT departments across the country are saying they aren't ready for the ICD-10 compliance deadline, reports.  By Nick Gaudio -

Improve business office functions 

Are you leaving money on the table? Revenue cycle management is key to optimizing ASC profits, and we reveal common areas where ASCs fall short and explores solutions in "7 Steps to Improve Business Office Functions & Increase Cash Generation."
  1. AmSurg continues to diversify with radiology services acquisition

    Sheridan, now the physician services division of AmSurg, has acquired the radiology services business Radisphere, according to a Nashville Business Journal report.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. ASC stock report: 5 key company updates — Jan. 22

    Here are the stock reports from five ambulatory surgery center companies for Jan. 22, 2015. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. GI/endoscopy company stock report – Jan. 22, 2015

    Here is a stock report on five publicly traded GI/endoscopy companies for Jan. 15 to Dec. 22.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Annual & hourly ophthalmologist pay: 8 statistics

    Here are eight statistics on ophthalmologist compensation, based on Jackson & Coker's 2014 physician salary calculator.  By Anuja Vaidya -

The future of orthopedics

With the disruptive changes in healthcare driving increased overhead, decreased reimbursement, and added financial risks, it is easy to quickly become overwhelmed at a high-level, needless to say within the specifics of a unique service-line’s needs.
  1. Poll: ICD-10 deadline has most CEOs concerned

    A recent poll shows that the majority of hospital leadership is more and more apprehensive about a looming ICD-10 deadline.  By Nick Gaudio -
  2. ASC physicians: How to build a personal & professional financial game plan

    Are you ready for retirement? Brian P. Driscoll, Executive Director/Financial Advisor with J.P. Morgan Securities, describes the importance of a financial strategy for ambulatory surgery center physicians. 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 Jan. 22, 2015.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 5 bold predictions in ASC M&A landscape for 2015

    Based on his experience at Regent Surgical Health — which has seen tremendous growth in hospital joint venture surgery centers over the past seven years — Chief Development Officer Jeff Simmons says there will be many more joint ventures in the coming years.  By Laura Dyrda -
  1. 12 gastroenterologists serving as ASC medical directors

    Gastroenterology is one of the highest volume ambulatory surgery center specialties. Here are 12 gastroenterologists who serve as medical directors of ASCs.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Yorkville Endoscopy may yet retain CMS certification

    Yorkville Endoscopy, the New York surgery center thrust into the spotlight in connection with comedienne Joan Rivers' death, has been given until March 2 to comply with changes requested by CMS, according to a report by The New York Times. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. AmSurg launches exchange offer for 5.625% senior notes — 5 things to know

    AmSurg launched an offer to exchange up to $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of its 5.625 percent Senior Notes due 2022, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended for any or all which are not registered under the Act. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Could an ICD-10 delay threaten national security?

    If you think postponing the ICD-10 switchover deadline from Oct. 1 will only affect healthcare providers and software vendors, Juliet Santos of ICD-10 Monitor says, you're wrong — it could affect the safety of the country at large.  By Nick Gaudio -
  5. AbbVie's HCV treatment received EU approval, Salix ponders sale options, Boston Scientific EVP sells stock & more – 6 GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are six recent news updates on GI/endoscopy companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. $20M Shenandoah Medical Center project to include new surgery center

    Shenandoah (Iowa) Medical Center plans to break ground on a $20 million renovation project this week, according to a KMALAND report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  7. Northfield Hospital & Clinics to open $6.3M endoscopy center

    Northfield (Minn.) Hospital & Clinics began construction on a 9,000-square-foot, $6.3 million endoscopy center late last year, according to a Northfield News report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. Lafayette General Medical Center officially opens ASC

    Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center began a $52.5 million expansion project two years ago. Now, the hospital has opened its new ambulatory surgery center and emergency department, according to an ABiz report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. MedPAC recommends 0% in 2016 ASC facility fee — 5 things to know

    The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission recommended ambulatory surgery centers receive no updates to their facility fees in 2016, according to an Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society report. By Laura Dyrda -


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