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  1. 25 cities with the best quality of life

    Ann Arbor, Mich., has been ranked the city with the highest quality of life for 2023 and 2024 by U.S. News & World Report.
  2. Are physicians affected by competing practices?

    More than 60% of physicians aren't affected by competing physician practices according to Medscape's 2024 "Physician Compensation Report" released April 12. 
  3. Physician charged with insurance fraud 

    A Sylvan Lake, Mich., physician will face charges in a state circuit court of committing a disability fraud scheme. 

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  1. Meet Tenet's top-paid executive

    Saum Sutaria, MD, CEO of Tenet Healthcare, is the highest-paid executive at the company.
  2. Physician pay drops in 6 specialties

    Physicians in six specialties saw decreases in pay in 2024, trends that ran counter to the general rise in physician pay, according to Medscape's 2024 "Physician Compensation Report," published April 12. 
  3. 5 highest-paid cardiologists in Indianapolis

    The highest-paid cardiologist in Indianapolis earns $811,500, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $423,250 cardiologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  4. How ophthalmologist pay has changed since 2021

    The average annual salary for ophthalmologists has increased from $270,090 in 2021 to $312,120 in 2023, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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  1. How physicians feel about pay in the US

    More than 60% of physicians feel they are underpaid, according to Medscape's 2024 "Physician Compensation Report" released April 12. 
  2. WWE star undergoes surgery at Alabama ASC

    World Wrestling Entertainment star Cruz Del Toro has undergone surgery at the Birmingham Surgery Center in Homewood, Ala., according to an April 19 report from the Wrestling Observer.
  3. Physician found guilty of illegal controlled substance distribution

    A family medicine physician in West Virginia was found guilty on charges of unlawful distribution of controlled substances and destroying evidence of his crimes.
  4. Why ASC leaders should pay attention to weight loss drugs

    Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists such as Ozempic have the potential to alter the way ASCs go about procedures.

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  1. Physician sues California medical board, alleging 'extreme discipline'

    A pain management physician is suing the Medical Board of California, The Sacramento Bee reported April 16.
  2. ASC, MOB market gains traction in California

    Here are five ASC and medical office building investments that occurred in California, as reported by Becker's since Jan. 18:
  3. Physician pay is increasing in these 23 specialties

    Physicians in 23 specialties saw increases in pay in 2024, on par with the general rise in physician pay, according to Medscape's 2024 "Physician Compensation Report," published April 12. 
  4. 45 financially distressed healthcare companies

    Forty-three of the 45 financially distressed healthcare-related companies are private equity-backed, according to a new report from the Private Equity Stakeholder Project, a nonprofit organization. 
  5. Iowa optometry practice to permanently close doors

    Bloomfield, Iowa-based practitioner Tom Juhl, OD, will permanently close his optometry practice in June, leaving the county without an optometrist, according to an April 16 report from The Bloomfield Democrat.
  6. Healthcare administrator pay by setting in 2024

    The average yearly salary among healthcare administrators is $134,440; however, that can vary by more than $49,290 depending on the setting in which one works.
  7. HCA vs. Tenet executive pay: 5 notes

    Nashville-based HCA healthcare and Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare are parent companies of two of the largest ASC chains in the country. 
  8. How anesthesiologist wages have changed since 2019

    The average annual salary for anesthesiologists has increased from $261,730 in 2019 to $339,470 in 2023, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  9. New ASCs looking to gastroenterology

    ASCs are continuing to look to gastroenterology for growth — GI procedures make up 10 of the 25 most common procedures performed at ASCs. 

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