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  1. 6 new GI-driven ASCs and facilities — January 2018

    Here are six gastroenterology-focused ASCs or facilities that were newly opened or announced in January.  By Shayna Korol -
  2. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday — Feb. 22, 2018

    Here are seven updates for ASC leaders to know for Feb. 22, 2018.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. A 30k-foot view of technology — Dr. Arnold Levy shares why GI practices need to embrace technology now

    Arnold Levy, MD, is a gastroenterology EMR strategic advisor at gMed, a Modernizing Medicine Company, touting 40-plus years of clinical experience, Dr. Levy recently retired from the practice he founded, Washington, D.C.-based Capital Digestive Health, to serve as an advisor to gMed.  By Eric Oliver -

Key BPCI strategies for success and what you need to know now

Hear from Dr. Tessier on how his practice has found success as current Bundled Payments for Care Improvement participants.
  1. Ohio orthopedic group plans $100M MOB, ASC: 5 key notes

    Crystal Clinic Orthopedic Centers plans to invest in a new facility that will offer surgical and non-surgical care, according to Crain's Cleveland Business.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Typical billing and collections fees for ASCs — 6 statistics

    Here are six statistics on the typical fees surgery center leaders observe for third-party billing and collections, according to responses from HealthCare Appraisers' 2017 ASC Valuation Survey.   By Angie Stewart -
  3. AAOS Orthopedic Quality Resource Center achieves QCDR designation — 9 notes

    CMS approved the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center as a qualified clinical data registry for 2018. Here are nine notes:  By Angie Stewart -
  4. US to see increase in Crohn's disease: 4 things to know

    The U.S. will be among the nations with the largest increases in Crohn's disease burden from 2016 to 2026, according to analytics company GlobalData.  By Shayna Korol -

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  1. 69-count indictment charges 12 with running 'pill mill' in Virginia, West Virginia

    A 69-count indictment charged 12 individuals with operating a "pill mill" in Virginia and West Virginia.  By Shayna Korol -
  2. EndoGastric Solutions, Ritter Pharmaceuticals & more — 8 GI company key notes

    Here are eight updates on GI companies from the past week:  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 4 legislative changes for ASC leaders to know

    Here are four legislative changes impacting the healthcare industry for ASC leaders to note from the past month:  By Eric Oliver -
  4. 10 statistics on US venture capital funding in healthcare

    PwC and CB Insights published their Healthcare MoneyTree report providing an overview of U.S.-based venture capital funding in the healthcare industry for the fourth quarter of 2017.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. Physicians, medical group ask judge to reconsider injunction preventing Riverview Surgical Center participation — 6 insights

    After a district judge issued an injunction preventing six physicians from opening, operating or owning a portion of yet-to-be-opened South Sioux City, Neb.-based Riverview Surgical Center, the physicians returned to court ask the judge to reconsider or clarify the motion, SUX 911 reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Butte's zoning board approves permit for ASC — 4 insights

    Butte's (Mont.) zoning board unanimously approved a special use permit for the construction of a 14,226-square-foot ASC, Montana Standard reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. SCA executive Kelli Collins to serve on NC State Health Coordinating Council — 5 insights

    North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, D, appointed Surgical Care Affiliates' Kelli Collins, RN, to the State Health Coordinating Council as its large business representative, HomeCare reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Breaking down the silos — How care coordination software is bringing center operations closer together

    Using traditional communication methods to coordinate ASC caseloads can make ASC administrators feel like they're trapped in a silo.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. 5 key observations on NJ ASC landscape post-'One-Room Bill"

    Since Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed the "One-Room Bill" in into law January, there have been more questions than answers as to the legislation's potential requirements and impact on the market.  By Laura Dyrda -
  6. To prevent the spread of norovirus at the Olympics, athletes told to fist-bump, not shake hands: 4 things to know

    Norovirus is going around the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, and officials are warning athletes to fist-bump each other instead of shaking hands in order to prevent further spread, according to Yahoo Sports.  By Shayna Korol -
  7. Partner at Seaside Surgery Center receives board certification — 4 things to know

    Christopher Calcagni, DPM, of Naples, Fla.-based Seaside Surgery Center became certified by the American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery. Here are four things to know:  By Angie Stewart -
  8. HFAP names life safety standards advisor — 5 facts

    The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program appointed Alise Howlett emergency management, physical environment and life safety standards advisor. Here are five facts:  By Angie Stewart -
  9. ICD-11 is on its way — 8 insights for the May release

    WHO has published a beta draft of the ICD-11 that includes new chapters and changes to code structures, according to ICD10 Monitor. Here are eight insights:  By Angie Stewart -

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