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  1. 3 things to know about Shaili Endoscopy

    Shaili Endoscopy, based in Gujarat, India, manufactures and exports endoscopy solutions to over 40 countries worldwide.  By Shayna Korol -
  2. American College of Physicians: MIPs fails to improve patient care

    The American College of Physicians analyzed components of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System finding many of them fail to improve patient care, while some put older patients at risk, Medscape reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 6 key points on managing outpatient orthopedic surgery patient pain

    Russell Presley Swann, MD, of Indianapolis-based Methodist Sports Medicine, shared his thoughts on postoperative pain management after outpatient orthopedic procedures with MD Magazine.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. 5 insights into anesthesiologists' work day, job satisfaction

    Medscape released its 2018 Medscape Anesthesiologist Compensation Report examining a variety of compensation-related factors throughout the anesthesia industry.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Gastro Health to acquire South Florida Gastroenterology Associates — Will add 15 providers, 7 offices

    Miami-based Gastro Health will acquire Boynton Beach-based South Florida Gastroenterology Associates.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Everything you need to know about the new ICD-10 codes — 8 fast facts

    CMS is expected to publish new ICD-10 codes in late April or early May, according to Laurie Johnson, an American Health Information Management Association-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer.   By Angie Stewart -
  4. 5 Stony Point Surgery Center physicians named 'Top Docs'

    Richmond Magazine named five physicians from Richmond, Va.-based Stony Point Surgery Center "Top Docs."  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. Gastroenterology ASCs & ASCs with 3-plus specialties billed Medicare the most in 2016 — 33 statistics

    Surgery centers with more than two specialties accounted for 30 percent of ASCs billing Medicare in 2016, and single-specialty gastroenterology centers accounted for 22 percent, according to The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's March 2018 report to Congress.   By Angie Stewart -
  2. ASC supply chain tip of the day: One size does not fit all

    ASC supply chain management requires a tailored approach, according to Navigant Consulting director Rob Austin and consultant Joe Pesek.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Dr. Nicholas B. Frisch: Here's what physicians need to know about comprehensive screening

    Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA, shared his thoughts on the importance of comprehensive screening and how physicians can implement it with Becker's ASC Review.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. 42 statistics on ASC case volume by region

    Here are 42 statistics on average ASC case volume by U.S. region from VMG Health's Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker 2018.    By Eric Oliver -
  1. 5 statistics on career advancement & job satisfaction

    Medscape released its Physician Compensation Report 2018 examining a number of compensation-related variables throughout the healthcare industry.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. 22 Michigan ambulatory facilities to implement FormFast solution

    Electronic form and workflow solution provider FormFast will implement its solution in the ambulatory facilities of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.-based War Memorial Hospital.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Montecito Medical continues shopping spree — Acquires Wisconsin medical office building with ASC

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Montecito Medical acquired Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin's building in Pewaukee.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. 10 things to know about Merritt Healthcare Advisors

    1. Matt Searles, founded the company in 2001 after a successful career as an investment banker.  By Staff -
  5. UnitedHealth doubling down on Optum & more — 8 ASC company key notes

    Here are eight updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Gulf Coast Outpatient Surgery Center earns quality award — 4 things to know

    SPH Analytics awarded Biloxi, Miss.-based Gulf Coast Outpatient Surgery Center the 2017 APEX Quality Award for outstanding patient satisfaction and overall quality of care.  By Angie Stewart -
  7. 6 benefits of pursuing The Joint Commission accreditation

    The Joint Commission accreditation helps organizations prove their high quality of care to patients, potential hires and payers, according to The Joint Commission's Mike Dye, senior associate director of business development in the ambulatory care program.  By Angie Stewart -
  8. 8 statistics on the time it takes to consummate an ASC sale

    When selling minority interests in an ASC to new physician investors, it typically takes between three and six months to identify the buyer and consummate the sale, according to HealthCare Appraisers' 2017 ASC Valuation Survey.  By Angie Stewart -
  9. 84 ASCs receive the National APEX Quality Award

    SPH Analytics honored 108 healthcare facilities with the 2017 APEX Quality Award for outstanding patient satisfaction and overall quality of care, and 84 recipients were ASCs.  By Angie Stewart -

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