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  1. 4 things to know about Larry Taylor, Practice Partners in Healthcare's CEO & president

    Larry Taylor has more than 25 years of experience in ASC development and management. Mr. Taylor founded Birmingham, Ala.-based Practice Partners in Healthcare in 2005.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. These 15 states have the most physicians

    MDLinx pulled data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates to rank which states have the most physicians.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Data breaches fall 17 percent in August — Which healthcare provider was hit the worst?

    HIPAA Journal released its monthly report detailing the amount of data breaches in August.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. 4 essential marketing strategies for ASCs

    Often, the "all hands on desk" culture at ASCs leaves little time to develop and implement a marketing plan, according to Lakewood, Colo.-based Pinnacle III.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. Drs. Akira Horiuchi, Yonatan Hillman & more: 4 GI physicians making headlines

    Here are four gastroenterologists that made news in the past week:  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 5 must-read articles for the ASC industry this week: Sept. 14-20

    Here are the five most popular ASC for the week of Sept. 14 through Sept. 20:  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Arkansas practice now features MIS surgery for neck, arm pain

    Arkansas Surgical Hospital in North Little Rock is now offering Centinel Spine’s minimally invasive prodisc C anterior cervical total disc replacement surgery for neck and arm pain.  By Shayna Korol -

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  1. Georgia CON law debate is a David v. Goliath story — 5 insights

    Georgia legislators are discussing the state's certificate-of-need laws preceding a possible reform attempt, and a wealth of proponents and opponents are making their voices heard, The Georgia Sun reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Denver Health building $157M outpatient facility — 4 insights

    Denver Health broke ground on a 293,000-square-foot outpatient facility Sept. 20.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center awards $10K scholarship — 3 notes

    Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center of Santa Cruz (Calif.) awarded University of California, Santa Cruz graduate Sarah Hermann a $10,000 scholarship.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Humana members get in-network access to Penn State's Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center

    Hershey, Pa.-based Penn State Health and Humana signed an agreement giving Humana Medicare Advantage members coverage at Penn State Health facilities, including Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center.  By Angie Stewart -
  1. Anderson Healthcare maps out medical complex with ASC — 5 details

    Maryville, Ill.-based Anderson Healthcare plans to create a medical office campus on a 10-acre plot of land in Edwardsville, Ill., Riverbender.com reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Seek best practices

    Defining objectives and seeking out industry perspectives can help administrators tackle supply chain challenges, according to Jeff Lawrence, Inventory Optimization Solutions' vice president of business development.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 5 must-read articles for GI physicians this week: Sept. 13-19

    Here are the five most popular gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of Sept. 13 to Sept. 19, 2018:  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children's campus featuring 5-story ASC readies to open — 4 insights

    Dallas-based Texas Scottish Rite Hospital will soon open its new campus in Frisco, Texas, the Dallas Business Journal reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. Physicians are working less, seeing fewer patients & scaling back opioids – 10 survey insights

    The Physicians Foundation and Merritt Hawkins released the 2018 Survey of America's Physicians Practice, which offersinsight into the state of healthcare.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. How ASCs can improve resource procurement: Tips from Rheaply CEO Garry Cooper

    One of the biggest problems in ASC supply chain management is the tendency to manage inventory based on fill capacity, according to Rheaply CEO and Co-Founder Garry Cooper, PhD.  By Angie Stewart -
  7. Spending on outpatient care increased in the past 10 years, study finds — 6 insights

    Outpatient care made up a greater portion of rising healthcare spending over the past decade, according to a Health Care Cost Institute analysis, AJMC reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  8. Physicians in these 15 states are paid the least — Did your state make the list?

    MDLinx pulled data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates to rank where physicians are paid the least.  By Rachel Popa -
  9. Risk assessment identifies patients suitable for early discharge after outpatient TJA: 4 study insights

    Research published in The Journal of Arthroplasty found performing an Outpatient Arthroplasty Risk Assessment helps identify which patients are appropriate for outpatient total joint arthroplasty.  By Rachel Popa -

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