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7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — Aug. 21, 2017

Here are seven things ASC leaders should know for Aug. 21, 2017.

2 Tenet board members resign, citing 'irreconcilable differences'
Two Glenview Capital Management employees resigned from Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare's board of directors. Randy Simpson and Matt Ripperger jointly submitted a letter to the board, citing "irreconcilable differences."

White House continuing subsidy payments through at least August
The White House announced ACA-related subsidy payments would continue through August, with a decision about 2018 payments imminent.

NYU Langone planning $84M ASC
New York City-based NYU Langone is in the midst of planning an $84 million ASC to add to its Sunset Park campus. The center will provide orthopedic, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, vascular and plastic surgery.

NJ real estate firm to develop building with ASC
New Jersey real estate portfolio company Regent Medical Properties has its sights on a new project in Flushing, N.Y. Regent Medical Properties bought a 20,803-square-foot building in Flushing and plans to build a 12-story medical office building with an ASC.

Methodist Craig Ranch Surgery Center to open in Dallas
McKinney (Texas) Methodist Hospital announced plans to open the Methodist Craig Ranch Surgery Center in McKinney. The center will have seven operating rooms and will accept patients in November.

Insight Imaging acquires LG Medical Technology assets
Insight Imaging acquired the assets of LG Medical Technologies to expand its fleet of mobile MRI and CT systems. Insight Imaging is acquiring 27 mobile imaging units.

Florida jury finds gastroenterologist not liable in alleged 'slapdash colonoscopy' trial
A jury in a Florida state court cleared David Vastola, MD, on Aug. 16, of all responsibilities in a case a patient brought against him. Dr. Vastola was accused by a former patient of conducting a "slapdash colonoscopy." The patient developed colon cancer 18 months after Dr. Vastola performed a colonoscopy in 2011.

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