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  1. Midterm elections, President Trump & more — Insights from Reince Priebus, David Axelrod

    Former Trump Administration White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Former Obama Administration Senior Advisor David Axelrod engaged in a lively, heated debate on topics like the midterm elections, working with presidents and possible scenarios for 2020.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Voters asked to approve $800M for JPS Health Network projects: 3 insights

    Tarrant County Commissioners requested an $800 million bond to help fund $1.2 billion in projects for Fort Worth, Texas-based JPS Health Network, the Star-Telegram reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Princess party organizer, anti-violence champion & more: Tenet names 6 heroes

    Six members of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s network were inducted into the Tenet Heroes 2018 Hall of Fame.  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. South Denver Surgery Center adopts 7D Surgical spine navigation system: 3 notes

    South Denver Surgery Center became the first ASC in the U.S. to adopt the 7D Surgical spine navigation system.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. $13M medical office building, surgery center coming to Indiana: 4 insights

    Construction on a $13 million medical office building in Fishers, Ind., will begin Oct. 19, Inside Indiana Business reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Baton Rouge General opens area's 1st ASC — 3 notes

    Baton Rouge (La.) General opened the Mid City Specialty Center in Baton Rouge, the first ASC in Mid City, WAFB9 reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Naples Day Surgery shutting down: 5 details

    Naples (Fla.) Day Surgery will close permanently Oct. 19 due to low patient volume and competition from other surgery centers, Naples Daily News reports.  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. 82 benchmarks to know on procedure, case volume

     Here are 82 benchmarks to know on procedure and case volume from several sources across the industry.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. The Joint Commission taps new co-directors of the standards interpretation group: 3 insights

    The Joint Commission appointed Robert Campbell, PharmD, and Linda Seager, RN, as co-directors of the standards interpretation group.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. The 3 reasons why physicians often lack leadership training

    A recent Harvard Business Review article detailed the importance of leadership training for physicians.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Mid City's first outpatient surgery center holds open house

      Baton Rouge (La.) General Hospital's Mid City Specialty Center held an open house where hospital and surgery center leaders met members of the community, reported.  By Rachel Popa -
  1. 3 steps for executing a bundled payment program

    Designed to reduce the cost of high-volume, high-cost procedures within ASCs, bundled payments are expected to comprise 17 percent of all medical payment types by 2022, according to a new whitepaper by Westchester, Ill.-based Regent Surgical Health.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. 5 new terms describing cognitive changes linked to anesthesia

    The Nomenclature Consensus Working Group developed updated terminology to describe cognitive changes associated with anesthesia before and after surgery.   By Angie Stewart -
  3. Hurricane Michael forces Panama Surgery Center to temporarily close: 3 details

    Panama City (Fla.) Surgery Center is closed until further notice due to the effects of Hurricane Michael, according to a statement on the center's website.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Data breach at Northwest Surgical Specialists impacts 2,050 patients

    Vancouver, Wash.-based Northwest Surgical Specialists reported a data breach affecting 2,050 individuals, according to the HHS Office for Civil Rights breach portal.  By Angie Stewart -
  5. Kleinert Kutz Surgery Center achieves AAAHC accreditation: 3 details

    New Albany, Ind.-based Kleinert Kutz Surgery Center achieved accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.   By Angie Stewart -
  6. New ASC, short-stay hospital coming to Louisiana — 4 insights

    Dapper Holdings purchased 13.78 acres in Bossier City, La., and plans to build a 10-bed short-stay hospital and ASC on the property, KSLA News 12 reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. How ASCs can adapt to a transforming supply chain landscape — 5 experts weigh in

    Five supply chain and inventory experts examine how the medical supply chain landscape has evolved in the past five years, where it's heading in the future and how ASCs can adapt.  By Angie Stewart -
  8. Denver Surgery Center hosts pair of political candidates — 3 insights

    Colorado State House of Representatives candidates Alex Valdez and Serena Gutierrez visited Denver Surgery Center to tour the ASC and discuss surgery centers.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Decatur Radiology acquired by Envision (AmSurg) — 4 insights

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Envision Healthcare (AmSurg) purchased Decatur (Ill.) Radiology Physicians.  By Eric Oliver -

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