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  1. 4 orthopedic updates for ASC leaders

    From a new orthopedic-focused ASC to a robot-assisted knee replacement, here are four orthopedic updates to know:
  2. Private equity & ASCs: 6 updates in 30 days

    Private equity-backed groups are making headway in the ASC industry. Here are six private equity updates from the last month:
  3. $10.9 million loan will expand North Dakota county's ambulatory surgery services 

    Canado, N.D.-based Towner County Hospital Authority has secured a $10.9 million loan that will expand its ambulatory surgery offerings, U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., said May 13. 

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  1. $14M Pennsylvania medical office building sold 

    A medical office building in Pennsylvania's Allegheny County  has been sold for $14 million, its seller Colliers, an investment management company, said May 16. 
  2. Arizona endoscopy center to open in summer

    Glendale, Ariz.-based Arrowhead Endoscopy Center is in construction and set to open in summer, Phoenix Business Journal reported May 12.
  3. 10 gastroenterologists to know

    Here are 10 physicians to know who specialize in gastroenterology:
  4. 400-physician practice votes to join Duke Health after suit alleging takeover

    Durham, N.C.-based Private Diagnostic Clinic has voted to dissolve and join Duke Health, ending a legal dispute alleging Duke was trying to take over the practice, Triangle Business Journal reported May 13. 

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  1. Limiting 1st-year residents' work hours improves patient safety, study finds

    Resident physician-reported medical errors and adverse events dropped by more than a third after physician work hours were limited to no more than 16 in a row, according to a study recently published in BMJ Quality & Safety.
  2. A California ASCs' secret to success

    For the Central California Endoscopy Center in Fresno, success hinges on a close-knit staff.
  3. ASCs 'insulated' Tenet's bottom line as hospitals continue to battle high labor costs

    Dallas-based United Surgical Partners International, Tenet Healthcare's surgery center business, has helped protect the company from the rising labor costs that continue to eat into the bottom line of many hospitals and health systems across the country.
  4. What $27B Atrium-Advocate merger could mean for ASCs

    Two large health systems revealed plans to merge last week in a blockbuster deal that could signal more transactions to follow for hospitals and surgery centers.

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  1. Las Vegas ASC performs nation's 1st tendon repair with CoNextions device

    Las Vegas-based Sunset Ridge Surgery Center surgeon Colby Young, MD, performed the first procedure with the CoNextions TR Tendon Repair System on May 11.
  2. All the ways ASCs can drive down healthcare costs

    The migration of complex cases to ASCs can save employers, patients and payers money, Naya Kehayes, principal and ASC practice leader at ECG Management Consultants, said during the California Ambulatory Surgery Association's ASC Summit. 
  3. Cleveland Clinic announces new 1M-square-foot neurological center

    Cleveland Clinic is building a new neurological institute in Cleveland that will provide inpatient and outpatient care, surgical services and research laboratories. 
  4. Illinois ASC adds robotic knee replacement system

    Geneva-Ill.-based Fox Valley Orthopedics now offers robot-assisted knee replacement in its ASC using the Velys Robotic-Assisted Solution.
  5. Top 10 highest-paying cities for ophthalmologists

    Here are the cities with the highest yearly salaries for ophthalmologists with 15-20 years of experience, according to Medscape:
  6. Southern Pain and Spine opens new ASC in Georgia

    Gainesville, Ga.-based Southern Pain and Spine Associates opened a surgery center in Jasper, Ga., according to a May 13 LinkedIn post.
  7. GI industry by the numbers

    From compensation to case volume, here are nine statistics on gastroenterology's changing landscape:
  8. ASC market expected to reach $110B by 2027

    The ASC market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5.1 percent between 2022 and 2027, reaching a market value of $110.4 billion, IndustryARC reported May 6. 
  9. How outpatient joint replacement benefits patients, per Mayo physicians

    As ASCs become more specialized and accessible, many surgeons, anesthesiologists and advanced practice providers see advantages of outpatient surgery for both themselves and their patients, reports Mayo Clinic.

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