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  1. Iowa hospital expanding surgery center — 4 insights

    Mitchell County Regional Health Center is expanding its same-day surgical capacity by adding three more procedure rooms as part of a larger expansion, the Globe Gazette reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. 3 things to know about orthopedic surgeon salary & 4 other must-read articles

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  3. 3 leaders in gastroenterology to know

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  1. Surgery center grand opening canceled due to coronavirus

    Winfield, Kan.-based William Newton Hospital canceled a surgery center opening ceremony scheduled for March 8 after the state confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and braced for a second, The Wichita Eagle reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. 3 gastroenterologists making headlines

    Three gastroenterologists making headlines:  By Rachel Popa -
  3. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Confirm orders automatically

    Because ASC team members often wear several hats, it can be hard for them to find time to ensure supply orders have been placed, according to Jeff Lawrence, vice president of business development for Inventory Optimization Solutions.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Medical real estate company seeking approval for Connecticut ASC

    A medical real estate group is seeking permission to convert an office in Wilton, Conn., into an ASC and medical office, according to the Milford Mirror.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. What gastroenterologists should know about coronavirus

    The digestive tract plays a key role in COVID-19, with the virus being found in patient stool samples, according to a study published in Gastroenterology.   By Eric Oliver -
  2. Colorado gastroenterology practice to expand with medical office, ASC presence — 4 details

    Gastroenterology of the Rockies is expanding into downtown Denver, according to NewsLink.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Cardiology ASC underway in New Mexico

    A cardiology ASC and medical office building is under development in Las Cruces, N.M., according to Guide Architecture, a firm involved in the project.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. County-owned medical center in South Carolina moves to build ASC

    Orangeburg, S.C.-based Regional Medical Center applied for a certificate of need to build an ASC, The Times and Democrat reports.  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. Florida ASC nurse: 'We are constantly getting updates' as state logs 4 cases of the coronavirus 

    In Florida, where there are now four confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, nurses like Laurie Mason are hoping to protect themselves from exposure while preparing to diagnose and treat affected patients, the Tampa Bay Times reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Health facility reviving rural Illinois mall — 5 insights

    Quincy (Ill.) Medical Group's newly opened cancer center is reinvigorating the Quincy Mall, local NBC affiliate WGEM reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Ohio hospital with surgery center seeks strategic partner — 5 insights

    Concord Township, Ohio-based Lake Health is seeking a strategic partner to promote clinical and technical innovation throughout the health system, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. US ASC market to hit $84.1B by 2027

    The U.S. ASC market was valued at $54.25 billion in 2019 and has its sights set on $84.1 billion by 2027, according to a report by Coherent Market Insights.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. South Carolina surgery center restricts visitors because of coronavirus

    Surgery Center of Aiken (S.C.) is one of several area facilities restricting visitors over COVID-19 fears, the Aiken Standard reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Georgia Senate passes bill to regulate cosmetic surgery centers — 3 insights

    The Georgia Senate passed a bill that would require cosmetic surgery centers to adhere to a set of rules and regulations, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. Surgery Partners' same facility case volume up 2% in 2019: 5 things to know

    Surgery Partners reported revenue increases in the fourth quarter and full year of 2019.  By Laura Dyrda -
  8. The No. 1 opportunity for ASC growth: 3 insights from Dr. Philip Schneider

    Philip L. Schneider, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon practicing at The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics in Chevy Chase, Md. Here, he shares his thoughts on the growth in ASCs.  By Rachel Popa -
  9. Cardiac & orthopedics ASC opening in Dallas

    A multispecialty ASC is opening this month in Dallas in the North Dallas Corridor development.  By Rachel Popa -

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