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  1. ACS grants Children's Minnesota surgery center certification — 3 insights

    The American College of Surgeons verified Minneapolis-based Children's Minnesota as a level 1 children's surgery center.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Judge dismisses lawsuit to block tax district for Missouri surgery center — 3 insights

    A circuit court judge dismissed a lawsuit which challenged a recently implemented Community Improvement District to benefit Houston, Mo.-based Texas County Memorial Hospital's surgery center, the Houston Herald reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. HCA announces $1B public offering that could be used for acquisitions — 4 insights

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare is offering $1 billion in aggregate principal senior notes, subject to market conditions, the company announced.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. Anesthesiologist Dr. Wilfred Lewis honored as Physician of Excellence — 4 insights

    Salem, Mass.-based North Shore Medical Center bestowed its Physician of Excellence award on anesthesiologist Wilfred Lewis, MD.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Adopt a hub and spoke method

      ASCs should minimize the number of different storage locations for the same item, said Molly Ehrlich, Vizient's consulting director of advisory solutions for supply chain operations.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 27 statistics on physician depression

    Medscape identified 27 elements related to physician depression in its National Physician Burnout, Depression & Suicide Report 2019.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Top 3 stories on ASC transactions/valuation

    Here are three of the biggest stories in ASC transactions and valuations from the past year:  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. 3 ways ASCs can strategically hire new employees

    Conducting strategic interviews when hiring new employees is one way ASCs can save money, according to Lakewood, Colo.-based Pinnacle III.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. 5 key ASC price transparency do’s and don’ts to know

      With many states enacting price transparency laws, surgery centers have been posting procedure prices online, according to Eye Care Leaders.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Are male or female physicians more burned out?

      Medscape released its National Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2018. To compile the report, Medscape surveyed over 15,000 physicians from 29 specialties about their level of burnout and depression.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Orthopaedic Associates of Southern Delaware adds Dr. Joseph Farrell for outpatient, inpatient procedures

    Joseph Farrell, DO, joined Lewes-based Orthopaedic Associates of Southern Delaware.  By Rachel Popa -
  1. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Pay attention to data

    Using data can make your practice more efficient, according to Scott McDade, McKesson Medical-Surgical's general manager of health systems.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. 5 must-read stories on ASC billing

    Here are five of the most popular coding, billing and collections stories from the past year:  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Key insights on ASC supply chain operations — 5 must-read Q&As

    Here are five Becker's ASC Review articles covering ASC supply chain management:  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 5 research insights on total joint cases migrating to the outpatient setting

    Bundled payment models, improvements in patient recovery and financial pressures are driving joint replacements to ASCs, according to research published in the Journal of Arthroplasty.  By Rachel Popa -
  5. How ASC price transparency relates to value-based care, M&A activity & more: 4 insights

    With many states enacting price transparency laws, surgery centers have been posting procedure prices online, according to Eye Care Leaders.  By Rachel Popa -
  6. The big ASC supply chain struggles + 3 most effective tools to make it efficient, cost effective

    Executive director of Langhorne, Pa.-based The Ambulatory Surgery Center at St. Mary's, Ashley Verbitsky, discusses her biggest pain points in supply chain management and how she's tackling the toughest challenges.  By Laura Dyrda -
  7. Mission Trail Baptist Hospital opens surgery center to meet demand

    San Antonio-based Mission Trail Baptist Hospital opened a surgery center to accommodate an increase in surgeries, according to the San Antonio Express-News.  By Rachel Popa -
  8. Physician practice ownership — 22 things to know about specialists in the US

    Here is a snapshot of the key trends in physician ownership across the U.S.  By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Happy 1st birthday Le Bonheur Children's Outpatient Center

    Memphis, Tenn.-based Le Bonheur Children's Outpatient Center celebrated its 1st birthday Jan. 16., local ABC affiliate WBBJ reports.  By Eric Oliver -

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