Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. New Jersey city council rezones former Crate & Barrel for ASC 

    The Bridgewater (N.J.) Township Council approved an ordinance change to repurpose a Crate & Barrel store for an ASC, local news network TAPinto.net reported Dec. 21. 
  2. 10 highest-paying employer types for physicians

    Single specialty group practices topped the list for average physician compensation in 2021, according to Doximity's "2021 Physician Compensation Report" released Dec. 16. Multispecialty group practices and solo practices were second and third, respectively.
  3. AdventHealth hits construction milestone on $100M tower with ASC

    AdventHealth recently placed the last beam on its $100 million Innovation Tower, which will feature an ASC, said Randy Haffner, president and CEO of AdventHealth Central Florida.
  1. 3 surgical specialties among top 10 highest pay growth

    Three surgical specialties landed in the top 10 specialties with the fastest-growing compensation in 2021, according to Doximity's "2021 Physician Compensation Report" released Dec. 16.
  2. Joint venture ASC opens in Dallas area

    Dallas-based Medical City Healthcare opened a multispecialty ASC in partnership with 24 physicians.
  3. HCA acquires eye ASC in Georgia

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare has acquired the Georgia Eye Institute Surgery Center in Savannah.
  4. US medical supplies delayed an average of 37 days industrywide

    U.S. medical providers are seeing long delays in the delivery of medical supplies, according to a Dec. 17 Health Industry Distributors Association report.

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  1. Iowa ASC earns 2 orthopedic distinctions

    Des Moines, Iowa-based Orthopaedic Outpatient Surgery Center has been awarded two distinctions for orthopedic care, according to a Dec. 20 report by NBC affiliate WHO-13.
  2. North Carolina Ambulatory Surgery Center Association names administrator as president

    The nonprofit North Carolina Ambulatory Surgery Center Association elected Jamie Ridout, MSN, BSN, as president.
  3. San Francisco property with 2 ASCs sold

    A building housing two ASCs in the San Francisco-area community of Castro Valley was sold for an undisclosed amount.
  4. Texas health system ASC sold

    A building owned by nonprofit health system Texas Health Resources and anchored by a surgery center in Fort Worth, Texas, has been sold.

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  1. HCA, physician-owners team up for medical office building with ASC

    HCA Healthcare and its joint venture partners have completed a medical office building with an ASC on its Houston campus. 
  2. Gastroenterologist salary jumps 3%: 3 stats to know 

    Gastroenterology pay hit $500,400 in 2021, according to Doximity's "2021 Physician Compensation Report," released Dec. 16.
  3. Keys to maximizing orthopedic profitability at your ASC

    With advancements in medical technology and high-quality outcomes, CMS has steadily allowed more orthopedic procedures to be performed in outpatient settings such as ambulatory surgery centers.
  4. Physicians Realty Trust acquires 14 medical office buildings for $750M: 4 details

    Physicians Realty Trust on Dec. 20 completed the acquisition of 14 medical office buildings across eight states.
  5. Chicago gastrointestinal physician charged with insider trading

    Daniel Catenacci, MD, a gastrointestinal medical oncologist in Chicago, was charged with securities fraud Dec. 20 for using insider information to make more than $134,000 on the sale of his shares of a biotechnology company, the U.S. Justice Department alleges.
  6. 10 lowest-paid physician specialties in 2021

    Pediatric infectious disease has the lowest compensation of any physician specialty, according to Doximity's "2021 Physician Compensation Report" released Dec. 16.
  7. Pennsylvania ASC adds total joint replacement program

    Huntingdon Valley (Pa.) Surgery Center recently added a total joint replacement program, Surgical Care Affiliates, its parent organization, said Dec. 20.
  8. Physician Partners of America to open Florida ASC next year

    Physician Partners of America plans to open a multispecialty ASC in Orange Park, Fla.,, during the first quarter of next year.
  9. Alan Brown Scott, ophthalmologist who pioneered medical use of Botox, dies

    Alan Brown Scott, MD, an ophthalmologist who developed Botox for medical use, died Dec. 16 at the age of 89.

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