8 Recent Key Notes on ASC Management & Development Companies – AmSurg, HCA, Meridian & More
Here are eight news updates from ambulatory surgery center management and development companies.
Kevin Lavender, an Amsurg board member, has been appointed board chairman of the National African American Museum in Nashville, Tenn. Mr. Lavender is the senior vice president of Fifth Third Bank. Amsurg partner Gary Schemmer, MD, has recently completed mission work in Guatemala. Dr. Schemmer is a partner with Fischer Schemmer Silbiger & Moraczewski in Florida, including the Eye Surgery & Laser Center in Winter Haven and Sebring.
Hospital Corporation of America has issued preliminary financial and operating figures for its third quarter. HCA reported approximately $8.5 billion in profit, a 5 percent rise from the same period last year. HCA anticipates releasing full third-quarter results on Nov. 5.
HCA Midwest Health System has acquired a 51 percent ownership stake in Heart of American Surgery Center in Kansas City, Kan. The 15,000-square-foot surgery center opened in 1999 and offers ophthalmology, ENT and orthopedic surgery services.
Laser Spine Institute has released findings on the economic value of its business for the Tampa Bay area. The study, conducted in collaboration with the University of South Florida College of Business, reveals that Laser Spine Institute had a nearly $140 million impact on the local economy last year.
Meridian Surgical Partners announced that John C. Wilson, Jr. has been appointed the role of chief executive officer and Jim Uden has assumed the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Thomas Jefferson Riverview Surgical Center at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia has become the first surgery center to acquire the Navio robotic-controlled surgical system from Blue Belt Technologies. The robotic system is designed to aid surgeons during partial knee replacement surgery. The ASC was developed by Nueterra Healthcare, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and area physicians.
Physicians Endoscopy and a group of five gastroenterology physicians have begun construction on the Island Digestive Health Center in West Islip, N.Y. The center is expected open in the first quarter of 2014.
Peak One Surgery Center in Frisco, Colo., recently participated in the forth annual Community Surgery Day to provide care for underserved patients. Peak One Surgery Center is managed by Pinnacle III.
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