Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. PE-backed platform acquires Arizona Eye Institute — 3 insights

    Private equity-backed EyeCare Partners acquired Sun City-based Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center and its three locations and surgery center.
  2. Baptist Health South Florida seeks approval for medical office building with surgery center — 3 insights

    Coral Gables-based Baptist Health South Florida is seeking state permission to build a medical office building next to Boca Raton (Fla.) Regional Hospital, the South Florida Business Journal reports.
  3. Nebraska hospital's elective surgery caseload at full capacity — What your surgery center can learn

    Columbus (Neb.) Community Hospital's surgical caseload has reached its full capacity to ensure its personal protective equipment reserves are not depleted, the Columbus Telegram reports.

COVID-19 spotlights safety benefits of remote collaboration technology

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  1. 11 ASCs, specialty groups receiving COVID-19 relief

    Ninety-seven percent of U.S. medical practices have taken a financial hit from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey by the Medical Group Management Association.
  2. 4 surgery center projects delayed due to COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused delays for four surgery center projects:
  3. 4 private equity GI deals announced this year

    There have been four private equity deals in gastroenterology in 2020:
  4. 10 specialists most likely to have a net worth of $5M or more

    Medscape released its Physician Debt and Net Worth Report 2020, showing that orthopedics has the highest percentage of surgeons that have net worth of at least $5 million.

Bringing total hip arthroplasty to the ASC setting: A recipe for success

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  1. The most essential technology in spine and orthopedics post-pandemic — key concepts and big ideas

    Three orthopedic and spine surgeons participated in a panel titled "ASCs, Orthopedics and Spine – The Next 5 Years" on June 18 as part of the Becker's Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC + the Future of Spine virtual event.
  2. The future of private practice and payers in spine: 3 key thoughts

    Three orthopedic and spine surgeons participated in a panel titled "The Future of Practice, Bundled Payments, Out-of-Network, Venture Capital, Hospital Partnerships and More" on June 18 as part of the Becker's Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC + the Future of Spine virtual event.
  3. 10 states with the most, fewest COVID-19 restrictions

    New Mexico is the state with the most COVID-19 restrictions, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website. 
  4. ValueHealth opens surgery center with Rothman Orthopaedics, 2 other health systems

    Leawood, Kan.-based ValueHealth has opened Physicians Care Surgery Center in Royersford, Pa., according to a June 22 press release.

Re-energizing Your Revenue Cycle

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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. Tennessee medical group completes 1st cases at ASC

    Kingsport, Tenn.-based Holston Medical Group recently received a license to open the MeadowView Surgery Center, local NBC affiliate News 5 reports.
  3. Despite passing hospitalization threshold, Arizona doesn't halt elective procedures

    Arizona hospitals aren't pausing their elective surgical programs yet, despite passing the 80 percent "safety" threshold on bed capacity that should have halted elective surgical cases, Arizona Public Media reports.
  4. Developer building Florida medical office complex with ASC

    A developer is expanding a medical office building in Naples, Fla., building an addition onto the space, Business Observer reports.
  5. 10 things to know about Surgical Care Affiliates in 2020

    Here are 10 updates on Surgical Care Affiliates, an Optum company.
  6. 12,472 patient records breached in Massachusetts pain center cyberattack

    North Shore Pain Management in Beverly, Mass., reported a data security incident affecting patients who received care at the practice over the past six years.
  7. 83% of orthopedic surgeons think patients view hospitals as 'unclean or not safe': 5 survey findings

    AAOS released a survey on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting orthopedic practices.
  8. 33 hospitals, health systems planning new ASCs this year

    Here are 33 hospitals and health systems that have opened or announced plans to open an ASC in 2020.
  9. ValueHealth gets a new CEO & more — 14 ASC industry notes

    Here are 14 updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to know:

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