7 Things for ASC Leaders to Know for Today

Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for Jan. 21, 2014.

Texas ASCS have $1.B economic impact.
Texas ambulatory surgery centers have an estimated $1.7 billion impact. The state has more than 420 surgery centers employing more than 7,300 people.

PPACA tax credits ruled as lawful in federal marketplace.
A federal judge recently ruled subsidies helping consumers pay health insurance premiums are lawful in the 36 states with federally run Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act market places.

Southwestern Medical Center breaks ground on surgery center.
Southwestern Medical Center in Lawton, Okla., recently broke ground on a $4.5 million, 10,000-square-foot surgery center.  

EndoChoice launches new study program for Fuse Endoscopy System.
EndoChoice announced the launch of the Investigator-Initiated Study Program, which is designed to provide further clinical evidence for its Fuse Endoscopy System.

New Tampa Surgery Center adds back pain procedure.
Rudolgo Panganiban, MD, will now perform the AccuraScope back pain procedure at the New Tampa Surgery Center, a part of the Surgery Partners system. AccuraScope is a minimally invasive procedure that diagnoses and treats intervertebral lumbar discs, spinal stenosis and other chronic back pain.

Dr. Fernando Moya featured on rotator cuff surgery.
Fernando Moya, MD, of AmSurg's Weston Outpatient Surgical Center, was recently featured in the local monthly publication Pembroke Pines Town Times. Dr. Moya discussed arthroscopic surgery for rotator cuff repair.

Stony Point Surgery Center's parent company to build new facility.
MEDARVA, the parent company of Stony Point Surgery Center in Richmond, Va., has begun construction of a new medical facility at West Creek Medical Park. The facility will offer physician services, surgery, diagnostics and therapeutic services.

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