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  1. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Rely on a clinically oriented management team

    Neil Olderman, partner at law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath, and president of Drinker Biddle & Reath's consulting firm Innovative Health Strategies, counsels hospital and health system clients on group purchasing arrangements, capital equipment acquisitions, as well as clinical and purchased services agreements.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. The top 10 most expensive states for healthcare in the US

    A report from the Commonwealth Fund outlines where healthcare costs are the cheapest and most expensive.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 21 statistics to know on physician happiness, gratification

    Most practicing physicians are happy and would choose to become physicians again, according to a new survey from the American Academy of Family Physicians and CompHealth.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. The Orthopaedic Surgery Center signs contract with ORHub

    ORHub entered into the Midwestern market through signing a new contract with the Metropolis, Ill.-based The Orthopaedic Institute Surgery Center.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. Which states have the highest concentration of ASCs per Medicare beneficiary?

    MedPAC's 2019 commission report to Congress outlined data on ASC characteristics, including where the centers are located, and whether they're for profit or nonprofit.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. The top 10 procedures performed in ASCs

    Definitive Healthcare listed the top 10 procedures at ASCs using 2017 data from its commercial claims analytics platform.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 5 key cybersecurity tips for ASCs — Human error, phishing, ransomware & more

    Business associates, human error and phishing are cybersecurity challenges impacting ASCs, according to a LinkedIn article written by David Hamilton, CEO of Mnet Health Services.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. 'Follow the money' — 5 reasons to invest in ASCs

    Health systems should invest in new or existing ASCs rather than competing with them for surgical revenue, according to Celeste Weise of Manage Resource Group.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. 3 keys to a successful ASC model

    Health systems shifting their resources to outpatient care must execute a strong non-acute care strategy in order to succeed, according to McKesson.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. HCA Healthcare recruits 1,000+ displaced Laser Spine Institute employees

    HCA Healthcare's West Florida Division in Palm Harbor is extending support to the 1,000-plus employees who lost their jobs when Tampa, Fla.-based Laser Spine Institute discontinued operations March 1.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children opening orthopedic surgery center — 3 insights

    An affiliation between Children's Hospital of New Orleans and Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans will result in several system-wide changes, The Times-Picayune reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. Indiana surgery center transforming into surgical training space — 3 insights

    Angola, Ind.-based Trine University will occupy 8,900 square feet in a former eye surgery center on Parkview Health's campus in Fort Wayne, Ind., according to The Journal Gazette.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Advanced Urology, Advanced Gynecology open outpatient practices — 3 insights

    Advanced Urology and Advanced Gynecology opened outpatient practices next to each other in Roswell, Ga.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Athens-Limestone Hospital expanding outpatient ORs, operation days — 3 insights

    Athens-Limestone (Ga.) Hospital has plans to expand its Surgery Tower, DecaturDaily.com reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Meridian Imaging Group sells medical office building for $11.5M — 3 insights

    Jackson, N.J.-based Meridian Imaging Group sold a 16,920-sqaure-foot outpatient imaging facility to Inland Real Estate Acquisitions for $11.5 million, GlobeSt.com reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. 5 strategies to reduce expensive patient no-shows

    One multiphysician practice can experience around 14,000 patient no-shows each year, according to a whitepaper by Medbridge Transport.  By Angie Stewart -
  6. Florida hospital closes ASC due to lack of specialists; may reopen in the fall: 4 key notes

    An ASC operated by The Villages (Fla.) Regional Hospital has closed due to a lack of specialists, according to a report from Villages-News.  By Laura Dyrda -
  7. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Rely on a clinically oriented management team

    Neil Olderman, partner at law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath, and president of Drinker Biddle & Reath's consulting firm Innovative Health Strategies, counsels hospital and health system clients on group purchasing arrangements, capital equipment acquisitions, as well as clinical and purchased services agreements.  By Rachel Popa -
  8. 3 new orthopedic, spine ASCs in February & March

    Becker's ASC Review reported on three orthopedic and spine-focused ASC openings or announcements in February and March:  By Rachel Popa -
  9. 5 important articles for ASC leaders this week: March 14-20

    The five most popular articles on Becker's ASC Review this past week:  By Rachel Popa -

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