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  1. 3 pending ASC projects

    Ambulatory surgery center projects, whether an expansion or a new center entirely, are subject to various regulations that dictate if and when a project can move forward. Here are three pending ASC projects in certificate of need states. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Net neutrality: 4 key impact factors for healthcare providers

    The net neutrality debate on Capitol Hill seems far away from most physicians' and healthcare providers' minds. But, Healthcare DIVE argues, providers should pay attention because net neutrality does impact healthcare. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Healthcare IT's impact: 5 key steps to overcome dangers

    Solo and independent practitioners have many challenges today, and one false move with healthcare IT implementation could spell significant trouble, according to an article published in SearchHealthIT.  By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. 7 things for gastroenterologists to know for today

    Here are seven news updates for gastroenterologists to know for March 2, 2015.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Dr. Jonathan Evans named Corvallis Clinic Surgery Center medical director

    Orthopedic surgeon Jonathan Evans, DO, has been named the medical director of Corvallis (Ore.) Clinic Surgery Center, according to a Corvallis Gazette-Times report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. GI/endoscopy company stock report – March 2, 2015

    Here is a stock report on five publically traded GI/endoscopy companies for Feb. 24 to March 2.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Pivotal moments in GI: 4 gastroenterologists share the turning points of their career

    Four gastroenterologists discuss some of the most important moments in their career. By Carrie Pallardy -

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  1. Medical practice billing: 6 key points

    Here are six key points on medical practice billing office management and processes, according to "What's Happening Behind the Billing Office Door," a NextGen survey.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. 4 ASC physicians involved in politics

    Here are four ambulatory surgery center physicians who are involves in politics and advocacy.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  3. 6 statistics on ASC assets

    Here are six statistics on ambulatory surgery center assets, according to VMG Health's 2012 Intellimarker Ambulatory Surgical Center Financial & Operational Benchmarking Study. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 5 things to know about the future of healthcare

    Here are five predictions on the future of healthcare, according to a Fortune report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. Dr. Adam Mezoff: How to successfully juggle physician leadership roles

    Every physician is called upon to fill multiple roles, and those roles become only more complex and demanding as a career progresses. Physicians find themselves practicing in their office, at a surgery center and hospital; conducting clinical research; taking on academic leadership responsibilities and/or even sitting in the C-suite.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Bulls' Derrick Rose to have knee surgery

    Chicago Bulls Guard Derrick Rose will have knee surgery, according to a Sun Times report.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. ASC stock report: 5 key company updates — Feb. 26

    Here are the stock reports from five ambulatory surgery center companies for Feb. 26, 2015, including whether the numbers are up or down from last week. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. How to "Go Big or Go Home" with joint venture ASCs

    There are benefits for ambulatory surgery center owners and operators to partnering with hospitals on joint venture centers. Healthcare is constantly changing, and alignment with a powerful hospital partner can breed success for the future. By Laura Dyrda -
  5. AmSurg 4Q revenue skyrockets 108%: 9 key points on 4Q, 2014 financial results

    AmSurg has been busy, from the Sheridan acquisition last year to a radiology group acquisition this year. AmSurg reported its fourth quarter and year-end financial results, and it appears that its move toward diversification has borne fruit. Here are nine things to know from the report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. Eastern Massachusetts Surgery Center receives AAAHC accreditation

    Eastern Massachusetts Surgery Center completed a successful accreditation survey. By Laura Dyrda -
  7. UCLA patient sues Olympus over 'superbug' infection associated with scopes: 3 things to know

    A patient of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against Olympus in regards to the recent carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae outbreak linked to contaminated duodenoscopes, according to a Bloomberg Business report. Here are three things to know about the lawsuit.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday

    Here are seven recent news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for Feb. 26, 2015.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. CMS corrects HOPD, ASC final payment rule; ASC conversion factor drops

    On Feb. 24, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published a notice of several corrections to its Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems final rule. By Carrie Pallardy -

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