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Subject: [Becker's ASC Review] 10 New ASCs Developed by Hospitals/6 Ways Healthcare Reform and ARRA Will Impact GI/5 Ways ASCs Unintentionally Waste Money
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News & Analysis
Oct. 14, 2010

1. 10 New ASCs Opened or Under Development by Hospitals and Health Systems. Click Here

2. 6 Ways Healthcare Reform and ARRA Will Impact Gastroenterology and GI-Driven ASCs. Click Here

3. 5 Ways ASCs Unintentionally Waste Money. Click Here Features insight from Jeff Leland of Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners.

4. ASC Groups Respond to HHS Proposal to Substantially Boost Infection Control Measures. Click Here

5. One Day Left to Register for the 17th Annual Improving Profitability, Business and Legal Issues for ASCs Conference (Oct. 21-23, Chicago). Click Here

6. Surgical Care Affiliates Names Gregory Cunniff as CFO. Click Here Learn more about Surgical Care Affiliates.

7. 2010 Shaping Up to be Record Year for Hospital Layoffs. Click Here

8. Job Opening: ASC OR Supervisor in New York. Click Here

9. 10 ASC Coding Tips for All Carriers Applying National Correct Coding Initiatives. Click Here
Written by Jessica Edmiston of National Medical Billing Services.

10. Where are the Nation's Surgeons: ACS Atlas Tracks Surgical Workforce. Click Here

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