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  1. 11 GI physicians recently in the news

    Here are 11 gastroenterologists who have been in the news in the last few weeks.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Billing and coding for EXPAREL in 2015: 4 key points for ASCs

    Becker's ASC Review recently received a question about billing and coding for EXPAREL from Pacira Pharmaceuticals. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Hartford County Ambulatory Surgery Center recovering after fire — 6 key facts

    A fire at a Maryland ambulatory surgery center caused significant damage yesterday, according to a Perry Hall Patch report. By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. 5 key points on Medical Facilities Corporation's automatic purchase plan for debentures

    Medical Facilities Corporation revealed the company's automatic purchase plan for debentures. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 15 statistics on ASC payer mix

    Here are 15 statistics on ambulatory surgery center payer mix statistics based on the VMG Health Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker 2012. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Michael Yeary, Dr. Kimberly Persely appointed to Texas ASC Society board

    Michael Yeary and Kimberly Persley, MD, were appointed to the Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Society's board of directors at the group's annual conference in November, according to the Texas ASC Society.  By Nick Gaudio -
  4. Foundation HealthCare's reverse stock split — 10 things to know

    Foundation HealthCare's board of directors approved a reverse split. By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. Drs. Robert Heuckeroth, Ritu Verma to lead FDA investigation on safety of adult laxative for children

    Robert O. Heuckeroth, MD, PhD, and Ritu Verma, MBChB, will lead a study assessing the safety of a laxative for adults that is often given to constipated children, according to a New York Times report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Boston Scientific's insider trading, Salix Pharma CEO to retire & more – 6 GI company key notes

    Here are six recent news updates on gastroenterology and endoscopy companies.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Florida ASC offers free eye surgery to patients in need

    Jeffrey Levenson, MD, with the help of Riverside Park Surgery Center in Jacksonville, Fla., gave the gift of sight to a handful of Florida residents at the end of December, according to the Jacksonville Daily Record.  By Nick Gaudio -
  4. Lawrence County Memorial Hospital asks community to help pay off surgery center

    Nearly a year after opening its 10,000-square-foot surgery center, Lawrence County Memorial Hospital, is holding a "Retire the Debt" drive to help pay off the more than $400,000 left on its $4.3 million tab for building the center.  By Nick Gaudio -
  1. Foundation HealthCare facility case increases — Exceeding EBITDA, plans to expand

    On the same day Foundation HealthCare announced a reverse stock split, the company also lauded two facilities for exceptional performance in the fourth quarter. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Phelps Medical Associates-Gastroenterology achieves reaccreditation

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care granted reaccreditation to Phelps Medical Associates-Gastroenterology, according to an Ossining-Croton-On-Hudson Patch report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Cuyuna Regional Medical Center to open new surgery center

    Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby, Minn., plans a ribbon cutting next week for a new surgery center, according to a Pineandlakes Echo Journal report. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Foundation Healthcare to present at OneMedForum

    Foundation HealthCare CEO, Stanton Nelson, will present a business overview and update at the OneMedForum investor conference during its second day, CNN Money reports.  By Nick Gaudio -
  5. Massachusetts Avenue Surgery Center allays fears after Rivers death

    At first, Wendy Salo was apprehensive about her surgery at an outpatient surgery center.  By Nick Gaudio -
  6. EndoChoice releases second generation Fuse system

    EndoChoice has fulfilled customer orders for its newly-released second generation Fuse system.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. MedStar moving ASC to new building — 5 things to know

    MedStar Health is beginning a new construction project and eventually plans to move the MedStar Surgery Center to the MedStar Health building. By Laura Dyrda -
  8. Regent Surgical Health, Meridian Surgical Partners, AmSurg — 6 ASC company key notes

    Here are six key notes on ambulatory surgery center companies.  By Laura Dyrda -
  9. 6 thoughts on a better, sustainable healthcare system

    The healthcare system overhaul will take significant time and energy, but creating a more accessible and sustainable healthcare system is the ultimate goal.  By Laura Dyrda -

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