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10 ASCs Making the News This Week

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The following are 10 ambulatory surgery centers that have made the news locally, at the state level or nationally in the past week.

Has your ASC made the news lately? Is there a newsworthy announcement you'd like to share? Email Becker's ASC Review Editor Ellie Rizzo at erizzo@beckershealthcare.com with your ASC's news (or the link to it) to have it included in this weekly roundup.


Massillon, Ohio-based Aultman West Hospital closed its Aultman West surgery center, due to declining case volumes. It is moving Aultman West services to Aultman North.

The Surgery Center of Pinehurst (N.C.) entered a partnership with Nueterra Global Alliance as a member of its global health network.

Gastroenterology of Southern Indiana, based in New Albany, will participate in Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic's national research trials to improve colorectal cancer detection.

Viewmont Surgery Center in Hickory, N.C., achieved accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

National Surgical Hospitals purchased an ownership stake in Fairfield (Conn.) Surgery Center.

Joint venture Westmoreland (N.Y.) ASC received a controversial certificate of need from the New York State Department of Health.

The Regent Surgical Health opened a new joint venture center, the Plaza Ambulatory Surgery Center, in Portland, Ore.

Erie (Pa.) Shriners Ambulatory Surgery Center and Outpatient Specialty Care Center's new administrator, Mary Jane Antoon, RN, assumed her position June 1. The center also received a $7.4 million gift from the estate of Fred Burchfield, the largest single donation in its history.

The Summit (N.J.) Medical Group Ambulatory Surgery Center hosted a gala to launch its philanthropic research arm, the Summit Medical Group Foundation.

31 ASCs
 were featured in a Becker's ASC Review list of ASCs with four or more operating rooms.

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