Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 10 total joint ASC physicians to know

    Here are 10 total joint ASC physicians to know:
  2. U of Vermont proposes ASC after air-quality issues shutter ORs

    University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington filed a conceptual certificate-of-need application for an ASC on July 16, Vermont Biz reported.  
  3. Implant costs vs. ASCs: How 1 management company leverages payer contracts

    As higher-acuity procedures move outpatient, independent ASCs could have difficulty securing reimbursements. 

Can endoscopic spine surgery be profitable in the ASC? Key considerations from an orthopedic surgeon

Learn how to determine whether these procedures could benefit your patients and practice during this live virtual event.
  1. 8 updates in outpatient orthopedics in 60 days

    From practices debuting outpatient joint replacements to the adoption of new technology, here are eight updates on orthopedics in ASCs:
  2. California outpatient real estate sold, ASC planned

    An outpatient care facility 100 percent leased by Escondido, Calif.-based Palomar Health was sold. 
  3. Virginia Eye Consultants opens ASC

    Virginia Eye Consultants and partner ophthalmology network CVP opened an ASC, according to a July 19 LinkedIn post. 
  4. 5 keys to ASC leadership success: Q&A with Shane Ricks

    Establishing interdependent leadership is critical to achieve growth, according to Shane Ricks, RN. 

How Cedars-Sinai tapped change management principles to better inform surgical service line decisions

Spotlight on surgical excellence: How Cedars-Sinai is increasing patient access to minimally invasive surgery. Learn more during this live discussion.
  1. Anesthesia industry updates to know

    Michigan lifted restrictions for certified registered nurse anesthetists.
  2. Washington ASC onboards spine robot

    Puyallup, Wash.-based Neospine added the Mazor X Stealth Edition robotic guidance platform to its ASC, according to a July 16 email. 
  3. 4 medical office buildings acquired for more than $100M

    Anchor Health Properties has purchased four medical office buildings that total more than 210,000-square feet and have a combined value of more than $100 million.
  4. 5 highest-paid CEOs of ASC, medical practice chains

    AFL-CIO ranked the highest-paid CEOs from S&P 500 and Rusell 3,000 companies to develop a report on the highest-paid top executives for healthcare organizations in 2020.

OR optimization: Executive insights from Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Financially sustainable surgical excellence — Lessons learned from Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Click here to attend the live virtual discussion.
  1. Physician groups, outpatient specialty centers under pressure: 31 closed this year

    The financial strain of COVID-19 and dwindling interest in private practice from physicians in the early stages of their careers have prompted the closings of 31 physician groups and outpatient specialty centers this year.
  2. How providers, payers and HCOs will drive ASC competition 

    ASCs will be an asset to providers, payers and healthcare organizations in the coming years, according to Matt Kraemer. 
  3. 3 hospitals, health systems taking advantage of AI in gastroenterology

    Becker's ASC Review has reported on three hospitals and health systems exploring artificial intelligence in gastroenterology and endoscopy care so far this year:
  4. What's the ideal leadership model for ASCs?

    From physician-centered to laissez-faire leadership, eight ASC leaders spoke with Becker's ASC Review on the ideal leadership model for ASCs. 
  5. Should commercial payers launch ASC steerage programs? One administrator says yes

    For Andrew Lovewell, the success of the ASC industry hinges on presurgery patient optimization and knowing which cases to take on. 
  6. Medicare policy increases roadblocks for some anesthesia reimbursements

    New Medicare policy language will make it difficult for anesthesiologists to get reimbursed for facet intervention cases, according to a July 14 blog post by Tony Mira, founder of Anesthesia Business Consultants. 
  7. Ohio health system opening $45M campus with ASC

    The Genesis HealthCare System of Zanesville will break ground July 23 on a $45 million medical center with an ASC in Coshocton, Ohio, the Coshocton Tribune reported. 
  8. $70M Washington ASC to reach construction milestone

    Construction is underway on Vancouver (Wash.) Clinic's $70 million ambulatory surgery center. 
  9. 2-operating-room ophthalmology ASC opening in Montana

    An ophthalmology ASC will open in Butte, Mont., in August, according to a Facebook post by the center.

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