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  1. 6 recent ASC, specialty practice acquisitions

    Since mid-August, Becker's ASC Review has reported on four acquisitions involving surgery centers or their properties, as well as two acquisitions of specialty groups.
  2. 64% of ASCs are physician-owned + 6 more market stats

    Nine percent of ASCs are at least partly corporate-owned, according to Global Healthcare Advisors, a boutique investment bank focused on healthcare mergers and acquisitions.
  3. 5 ways COVID-19 has reshaped the ASC market

    The factors driving ASC market growth are just as powerful as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic — if not more so, according to Global Healthcare Advisors, a boutique investment bank focused on healthcare mergers and acquisitions.

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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. AmSurg gets a new president & more — 9 ASC industry notes

    Here are nine updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note: 
  3. California spine group hires 1st enterprise COO

    Allied Pain & Spine Institute installed its first enterprise chief operating officer.
  4. 'A quantum leap forward': Surgery center gets new robotic system

    Metro Health-University of Michigan Health acquired two da Vinci Xi robotic systems, one of which will be used in outpatient procedures at Metro Health Park East Outpatient Surgery Center, according to the Grand Rapids Business Journal.

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  1. ASC opens in Arizona with 6-surgeon team — 3 details

    An ASC was erected in Gilbert, Ariz., according to Marwan Tamimi, an architect involved in the project.
  2. Kansas specialty clinic expands GI services

    Hutchinson (Kan.) Clinic added Michael Green, MD, to oversee services and establish a gastroenterology department in the clinic, The Hutchinson News reports.
  3. SurgCenter, local physicians to open Indiana surgery center

    Towson, Md.-based SurgCenter Development and five Indiana surgeons are developing the Lake George Surgical Center in Fremont, Ind., Hillsdale Daily News reports.
  4. San Antonio physician breaks ground on surgery center, medical office building

    San Antonio Vascular and Endovascular Clinic recently broke ground on Mission Surgery Center, a medical office building with a surgery center, the San Antonio Business Journal reports.

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  1. Maine hospitals spar over ASC proposal

    Lewiston-based Central Maine Healthcare wants to construct an ASC in Topsham, Maine, which Brunswick, Maine-based Mid Coast-Parkview Health opposes. They recently debated the proposal in front of the Topsham council, The Times Record reports.
  2. Kaiser closing ASC, ending GI services at Hawaii clinic

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente is closing an ASC and ending gastroenterology services at Wailuku (Hawaii) Medical Office, The Maui News reports.
  3. ASC to be part of 235,000-square-foot ambulatory care campus

    The Center for Advanced Healthcare at Brownwood in The Villages, Fla., opened in May, offering access to a 235,000-square-foot specialty and ambulatory care campus.
  4. Physician compensation increased for these 12 specialties — Orthopedics is No. 1

    Physician compensation continued increasing in 2019, despite a less pronounced rise in compensation per work relative value unit compared to prior years, according to the American Medical Group Association's "2020 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey."
  5. Colorado orthopedic group opens medical office building

    Summit Orthopedics opened a 30,200-square-foot medical office building that offers a range of orthopedic care options, Summit Daily reports.
  6. Renowned surgeon Dr. Seymour Schwartz dies at 92

    The founding editor of "Schwartz's Principles of Surgery" and renowned surgeon, researcher, scholar, author and advocate Seymour Schwartz, MD, died Aug. 28 in St. Louis at age 92, according to the New York Times.
  7. Georgia physician stumps for outpatient surgery center

    Georgia physician Craig Brown, MD, wrote a letter to the editor supporting applications from two hospitals in the state to develop outpatient surgery centers in Braselton, Ga., JacksonHeraldToday reports.
  8. Top 10 ASC articles this week — 20 bold industry predictions & more

    Here are the most-read stories on Becker's ASC Review the week of Aug. 31 to Sept. 4:
  9. 2 Georgia surgery centers add anesthesia coverage

    Tifton, Ga.-based Tift Regional Anesthesiology welcomed Ravi Grandhi, MD, to its ranks Aug. 31, according to Monica Morris, director of physician recruitment and retention at Tifton-based Southwell.

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