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5 ASCs Making the News This Week

Written by Ellie Rizzo | June 24, 2014

The following are five 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your ASC's news (or the link to it) to have it included in this weekly roundup.

Raleigh, N.C.-based Rex Healthcare, a subsidiary of UNC Healthcare, plans to open a joint venture ambulatory surgery center in Wakefield, N.C., but Novant Health, based in Winston-Salem, N.C., has voiced strong opposition.

Walla Walla (Wash.) General Hospital and Walla Walla Clinic have collaborated to bring two of the hospital's general surgeons to the clinic's ambulatory surgery center.

The Rancho Cordova, Calif.-based Eye Surgery Center and Folsom, Calif.-based Kaiser Ambulatory Surgery Unit have received "partner recognition" awards from Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit devoted to promoting environmentally responsible medical care.

Frontier Healthcare Holdings opened the Long Island Digestive Endoscopy Center in Suffolk County, N.Y. 

Huntsville (Ala.) Endoscopy Center has filed a certificate of need application for the addition of two operating rooms.

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