Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. $12M Texas ASC on track for summer 2020

    Construction on the Surgery Center of North Texas in Anna is slated to wrap up this summer, according to Grace Hebert Curtis Architects.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Hoag expands into Los Angeles County with surgery center partnership

    Hoag Orthopedic Institute partnered with Diagnostic and Interventional Surgery Center in Marina Del Rey, Calif., marking the health system's first expansion into Los Angeles County.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 33 statistics to know about employed vs. independent physicians — Salary, practice setting shift & more

    Physician networking site Doximity released its 2019 physician compensation report comparing average salary differences among specialties, as well as how salaries have changed at different practice settings.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. How ASCs can handle surgical smoke

    Surgical smoke, or the emissions caused by cauterization instruments and lasers used in operations, can present a risk to nurses and physicians working in operating rooms, according to The Joint Commission.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. Ohio ASC adopts Mako robot for joint replacement

    The Orthopaedic Surgery Center in Youngstown, Ohio, is now offering total hip replacements as well as total and partial knee replacements with Stryker's Mako robotic system.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 4 surgery center remodels, expansions

    Here are four recent surgery center renovation and expansion projects:  By Angie Stewart -
  4. 3 surgery centers relocating

    In recent months, three surgery centers have moved locations or announced plans to do so:  By Angie Stewart -
  1. Envision CEO Christopher Holden leaves company

    Envision Healthcare CEO Christopher Holden departed the company Feb. 5, for unspecified reasons.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. 10 colonoscopy, endoscopy developments for ASC leaders to know

    Here is a roundup of the top news relating to colonoscopies and endoscopies from the past year:  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Covenant Physician Partners bolsters executive team after rebrand

    Covenant Physician Partners has appointed three executives to its leadership team as it pivots from being an ASC-focused company to a physician services company.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Hospital revenue from GIs rose 100%+ in 4 years: 3 report details

    Gastroenterology remains a high earning specialty for both physicians and hospitals, according to the 2019 inpatient/outpatient revenue survey from physician search firm Merritt Hawkins.  By Rachel Popa -
  1. $38.5M Texas ASC to open in spring

    A $38.5 million ASC and medical office building is under construction in Frisco, Texas, according to Medical Construction Design.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Be ready for disruption

    Understanding the risk of disruptions in an ASC supply chain takes time, planning and continuous assessment, according to Cheryl Poplaski, Vizient's senior director of supply chain operations.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 3 companies hiring supply chain leaders

    Three companies seeking supply chain talent:  By Rachel Popa -
  4. The outpatient push continues — 6 hospitals adapting to utilization changes

    Surgical advancements that facilitate low-cost, high-quality outpatient care have prompted insurers and providers to reexamine where care is delivered. With the U.S. outpatient surgical procedure market expected to hit $144 billion by 2026 — up from $122 billion in 2018 — it's clear that a shift is taking place.  By Angie Stewart -
  5. Protecting hospitals or stifling competition? Key thoughts on the legal battle around Iowa's CON law

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit is in the middle of deciding a case from two physicians arguing the state's certificate-of-need laws are unconstitutional and protect existing outpatient surgical facilities while stymying potential competitors.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Illinois ASC installs new equipment

    The newest installment at Willow Springs Surgery Center is C-arm technology, according to Block Imaging.  By Angie Stewart -
  7. ENT group building 2-OR surgery center

    Merriam, Kan.-based Ascentist Ear, Nose and Throat is building a medical office building with an ASC, according to ACI Boland Architects.  By Angie Stewart -
  8. Top 10 healthcare companies in terms of revenue

    Fortune's Fortune 500 tracks the highest-performing companies in the U.S. Here are the top healthcare companies by 2019 revenue:  By Eric Oliver -
  9. FDA questions Takeda & more: 5 GI industry key notes

    Here are five updates from gastroenterology companies and practices from the past week:  By Eric Oliver -

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