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  1. Latest medication supply chain updates to know

    This is a list of the most recent medication shortage updates reported by the FDA.
  2. $6.6M Indiana medical office building sold

    A $6.6 million 16,700-square-foot medical office building in La Porte, Ind. was sold, REJournals reported June 27. 
  3. Physician Partners names Goran Jankovic CFO

    Physician Partners, a primary care platform, named Goran Jankovic CFO effective on June 27, the company said. 

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  1. ChristianaCare, PursueCare, SimpleTherapy team up to bring telehealth to colleges

    Wilmington, Del.-based ChristianaCare, SimpleTherapy and PursueCare banded together to create a bundled healthcare service including general medicine, mental health and addiction treatment, and musculoskeletal care, which will be available at participating higher education institutions.
  2. Physician Partners names Goran Jankovic as new CFO

    Physician Partners appointed Goran Jankovic as the company's new CFO as of June 27.
  3. 15 Texas physicians to pay $2.8M to settle kickback allegations

    Fifteen Texas physicians will pay a total of $2.83 million to resolve False Claim Act allegations involving kickbacks, the Justice Department said June 28.
  4. Weathering the storm in Anesthesiology: making the business case and demonstrating the value of Anesthesiology

    There are significant challenges in the field of Anesthesiology.

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  1. Florida physician gets 8 years in prison, ordered to pay $31M for fake medical claims

    A West Palm Beach, Fla.-based addiction recovery physician has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay more than $31 million in restitution for his involvement in a scheme to be reimbursed for $106 million in fake medical claims, a federal court in Miami ruled June 28. 
  2. NYU Langone Health ramps up expansion of outpatient services

    New York City-based NYU Langone Health added four practices to its network to increase access to outpatient primary and specialty care.
  3. North Texas GI Associates opens 2nd practice

    Denton-based North Texas GI Associates opened a second practice in Highland Village, Texas, Community Impact reported June 27.
  4. Feds target no-poach agreements: 5 things for ASCs to know 

    Staffing shortages amid the COVID-19 pandemic have led to an increase in "no-poach" agreements to restrict employee mobility, according to a June 22 article in JDSupra.  

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  1. 5 top-paying states for healthcare managers

    California is the top-paying state for healthcare executive and senior managers, according to the 2022 Medical Group Management Associations' "Management and Staff Compensation" report.
  2. Where physicians lost money in 2021, per Medscape

    The share of physicians reporting no significant financial losses was as large as it's been in several years, according to Medscape's "Physician Wealth & Debt Report 2022," but many still reported practice issues causing financial losses. 
  3. California ASC adds knee replacement robot

    Goodlife Surgery Center in Torrance, Calif., added Mako Smartrobotics for total knee replacements.
  4. US Digestive Health CEO Jerry Tillinger wants GI leaders to embrace competition

    Jerry Tillinger, CEO of U.S. Digestive Health in Exton, Pa., connected with Becker's via email June 28 to discuss how competitors can be gastroenterology leaders' greatest allies and more.
  5. ASC company forms joint venture cardiovascular business

    Atlas Healthcare Partners, a company that manages and develops surgery centers, has partnered with MedAxiom to create a joint venture specializing in improving cardiovascular care in ASCs.
  6. Lowest-paying states for nurses: 5 notes 

    South Dakota is the lowest-paying state for registered nurses, according to the 2022 MGMA Management and Staff Compensation report.
  7. 4 ASC closures in 11 months

    Below are four ASC closures Becker's has reported on since last July:
  8. HCA Florida Lawnwood opens $100M tower with outpatient surgery

    Fort Pierce, Fla.-based Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, owned by Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, opened a $100 million, four-story tower expansion on June 23. 
  9. $5M Florida project with ASC to create 30 $55K jobs

    A new $5 million medical center with an ASC is coming to Kissimmee, Fla., the Osceola News-Gazette reported June 25.

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