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October 15, 2009
Latest News & Analysis

1. 10 ASC Salary Statistics From the ASC Association 2009 ASC Employee Salary & Benefits Survey. Click Here

2. Overcoming Three ASC Crisis Scenarios. Click Here

3. 10 Observations About Anesthesiologists From Incoming ASA President Dr. Alexander A. Hannenberg. Click Here

4. Trends Toward Outpatient Spine Surgery and Healthcare Reform Efforts: Q & A With Chris Zorn of Spine Surgical Innovation. Click Here

5. Web Site Offers Price Comparisons for Virginia Medical Providers Including ASCs. Click Here

6. Freeman Health System to Build Surgery Center in Missouri. Click Here

7. NovaMed Leaders Ring Nasdaq Closing Bell. Click Here

8. GENASCIS Introduces Coding Compliance Technology. Click Here

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MEDtegrity. The MEDtegrity Medical Laundry Network is a $500 million commercial laundry network and of one of the largest and most successful independent and family-owned laundries in the United States. Learn more about MEDtegrity.

ProVation Medical. ProVation Medical has created ProVation EHR, an electronic health record designed for busy, cost-conscious ASCs. Learn more about ProVation Medical.

Practice Partners. Practice Partners in Healthcare takes great pride in the development, management and equity ownership with its physician and hospital partners. Read more about Practice Partners.

ASCOA. Since 1984, ASCOA's founders have helped physician-owners start and operate successful facilities; ASCOA currently owns and manages 34 facilities across the country with 14 others in development. Learn more about ASCOA.

SmartFund Medical. SmartFund Medical is a full service billing and collections company that specializes in ASC billing, coding, collections, patient payment programs, and funding accounts receivable. Learn more about SmartFund Medical.

PENTAX Medical Company. PENTAX offers detection and efficiency solutions for video and fiber endoscopy equipment and computer technology/imaging products for diagnostic, therapeutic and research applications in the GI, ENT and pulmonary fields. Learn more about PENTAX.

SourceMedical. SourceMedical is the leading provider of outpatient information solutions and services, collectively serving ASCs and surgical hospitals. Learn more about SourceMedical.

Serbin Surgery Center Billing. Serbin Surgery Center Billing was founded in 2001 to provide the answer to ASCs' complex and unique billing needs, providing expert and accurate coding, billing, collections, and managed care negotiations solely to the ASC industry. Learn more about SCB.

Covenant Surgical Partners. Covenant Surgical Partners is a privately-held owner and operator of ASCs that was founded in 2008 by a group of experienced investors, including several seasoned healthcare and financial executives, and a prominent physician who owns his own surgery center. Learn more about Covenant Surgical Partners.

Surgical Outcomes Information Exchange. SOIX offers services to benchmark performance and outcomes for accreditation, risk management and quality patient care in surgery centers. Learn more about SOIX.

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