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  1. What first time ASC administrators need to know for success — Key tips from 4 seasoned veterans

    Four ASC leaders share their best advice for new ASC administrators.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Northwell Health adds total joints at Schwartz Ambulatory Center, plans to expand other ASCs' services

    Physicians at Northwell Health's Manhasset, N.Y.-based Schwartz Ambulatory Center now perform total hip replacement surgery.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Exercise, isolation & sleep: How anesthesiologists cope with burnout — 12 statistics

    Forty-two percent of anesthesiologists report being burned out, according to Medscape's Anesthesiologist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2019.  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. How orthopedists deal with burnout — 7 'Medscape' survey findings

    Medscape's Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report 2019 explored how orthopedists experience and deal with burnout, as well as their happiness outside work.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. Twin Cities Pain Clinic's planned surgery center will offer total joints — 3 insights

    Edina, Minn.-based Twin Cities Pain Clinic plans to offer total joint replacements at its forthcoming ASC, according to Practice Administrator Sheila Thompson, RN.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Only 25% of anesthesiologists are happy at work — 29 statistics

    Anesthesiologists are about as happy — or unhappy — as other specialists, according to Medscape's Anesthesiologist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2019.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. 5 steps to preparing for an ASC accreditation survey

    The Joint Commission outlined five ways ASCs can prepare for an accreditation survey.  By Rachel Popa -

The personalization imperative: Prioritize the consumer experience for better financial results and patient satisfaction

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  1. Source Healthcare gives sneak peek of new ASC — 3 details

    Santa Monica, Calif.-based Source Healthcare plans to open an ASC, according to Founder Tim Davis, MD.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Spine Team Texas ASC to anchor medical office building on hospital campus — 5 highlights

    Dallas-based real estate group MedCore Partners is developing a medical office building on the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance campus in Fort Worth, according to MedCore Partner Michael Graham.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. The Toledo Clinic surgery center educates students on robotic surgery: 3 details

    The Toledo (Ohio) Clinic, an outpatient surgery center, introduced high school students to robotic surgery technology to foster interest in healthcare careers, CBS affiliate WTOL11 reported.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Dr. David Harris joins brand-new Oregon ASC — 3 highlights

    Medford-based Pain Specialists of Southern Oregon's new ASC brought physiatrist David Harris, DO, onboard, according to Marketing Director Rick Coimbra.  By Angie Stewart -
  1. 5 ways ASCs can effectively plan succession

    Alpharetta, Ga.-based Surgical Information Systems Chief Nursing Officer Ann Geier, RN, shared five do's and don'ts for ASCs planning to replace retiring administrators, physicians and other key staff.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. Orthopedic & spine groups can't rely on PCP referrals like they used to — 5 takeaways

    Orthopedic and spine practices can't rely on referrals from primary care specialists as much as they did 15 years ago, as 70 percent of patients today begin their "medical journeys" online, according to Daniel Goldberg of Gold Medical Marketing.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Loden iVision Centers hires recruiting firm — 3 key details

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Loden iVision Centers enlisted a recruiting firm to conduct a physician search.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. 10 benchmarks on valuation, earnings growth for ASCs with CONs

    HealthCare Appraisers' 2018 ASC Valuation Survey provided insight into the ASC market and surgery center characteristics.  By Rachel Popa -
  5. CBRE sells office building with surgery center for $16.38M — 3 insights

    CBRE sold Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Raintree Office Center to Investment Management for $16.38 million, AZ Big Media reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Key-Whitman Eye Center's Dr. Jeffrey Whitman performs charitable procedure — 4 insights

    Dallas-based Key Whitman Eye Center's Jeffrey Whitman, MD, performed another procedure with Operation Sight, Focus Daily News reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. Sheridan Memorial Hospital holding open house for new outpatient center — 3 insights

    Sheridan (Wyo.) Memorial Hospital is hosting an open house Feb. 26 to showcase its new outpatient center.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. Limited demand hamstrings Seattle outpatient medical office market — 4 insights

    Increased demand and limited supply drove prices up in Seattle's medical office market, Bisnow reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Health spending could account for up to 20% of US GDP by 2027 — 4 insights

    CMS updated its national health expenditures projections expecting spending to increase 5.5 percent annually through 2027, Health Affairs reports.  By Eric Oliver -

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