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  1. Dignity Health, management company, local physicians to open multispecialty ASC

    San Francisco-based Dignity Health is one of the main players behind the soon-to-open DLTA Surgery Center in Los Angeles.
  2. 109 new surgery centers by state so far

    There have been 109 new surgery centers that have either broken ground or opened in 2020 so far.
  3. Kentucky hospital receives $21.5M to build surgery center

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded Hartford, Ky.-based Ohio County Healthcare Hospital $21.5 million to build a surgery center, local NBC affiliate 14 News reports.

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  1. Developer partners with surgery center group to build medical office building

    A developer is partnering with a group of physicians to construct a medical office building with a surgery center in St. Louis Park, Minn., the Sun Sailor reports.
  2. Covenant Physician Partners teams up with 3 practices

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Covenant Physician Partners partnered with two practices in California and a practice in Hawaii.
  3. Trump aims to put 'physicians back in charge of the healthcare system' in 2nd term

    One of President Donald Trump's top priorities if elected to a second term will be to "put patients and physicians back in charge of the healthcare system," according to a statement from his campaign.
  4. 3 key purchasing tips for ASCs

    ASC materials managers, purchasing managers and facility directors should engage in careful planning, negotiation and research when buying capital equipment, according to Vizient.

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  1. Orlando Health opens 3-OR ASC — 4 things to know

    Rinehart Surgery Center, an affiliate of Orlando (Fla.) Health, opened in Lake Mary, Fla.
  2. ASCs don't want to be out of network in an economic downturn: 3 thoughts from a VP

    John Kelly, senior vice president of strategic planning at advertising agency 9Rooftops Health, shared three thoughts on the future of the ASC market:
  3. Medical building with surgery center hits the market in Michigan

    A Livonia, Mich., medical building with a surgery center suite is now on the market, according to The Broker List, an online resource for commercial real estate professionals.
  4. How CMS' proposals could affect ASCs in 2021

    CMS released its proposals for 2021 in early August, which made several drastic cuts to payment rates for both general and specialty surgeons.

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  1. How Tenet, HCA Healthcare and Surgery Partners' shares performed this week

    Here's how Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare and Nashville-based Surgery Partners' shares have fluctuated over the last five days.
  2. Smith+Nephew launches quality tracking platform for ASCs

    Smith+Nephew launched Aria, a care management platform designed for patients and providers.
  3. 70% of USPI hospitals earn a five-star rating from CMS

    Addison, Texas-based United Surgical Partners International highlighted results from CMS' Hospital Compare Rankings noting that 23 of USPI's 24 eligible facilities received either a four- or five-star ranking.
  4. Michigan hospital switches anesthesia groups

    Irving, Texas-based NorthStar Anesthesia signed on to provide services for Southfield, Mich.-based Beaumont Health's facilities in Dearborn, Taylor, Trenton and Wayne, Crain's Detroit Business reports.
  5. Despite COVID-19 setbacks, growing population boosts demand for medical office building development

    The medical office building market is going to have a good decade, according to a report from Marcus & Millichap, reported on by Commercial Property Executive.
  6. Surgery center patient data potentially exposed during malware incident & more — 12 ASC industry notes

    Here are 12 updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note: 
  7. The evolution of total joint replacements from the hospital to the surgery center

    Key Steps for ASC’s to Maximize Quality and Profitability of Total Joint Replacements
  8. How Biden would approach healthcare, COVID-19 and more: 10 key points for ASC execs

    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his campaign recently laid out how Mr. Biden would respond to COVID-19 as well as other challenges within the healthcare system.
  9. The 10 states, territories with the most & fewest physicians per capita

    WalletHub released its ranking of best states for healthcare Aug. 3, determining the best in the U.S.

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