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  1. AGA launches gastro innovation fund with venture capital backing

    The American Gastroenterological Association and Varia Ventures launched a new fund to invest in fast-growing, early-stage gastroenterological companies.
  2. Oscar Health introduces tool letting patients compare costs between ASCs, hospitals

    New York City-based insurance company Oscar Health introduced a price transparency tool that allows members to compare specific expenses for procedures at ASCs, hospitals and other settings.
  3. Optum to bring 500,000 more members into value-based program this year

    Optum sees big growth potential in value-based care this year, according to Sir Andrew Witty, CEO of UnitedHealth Group and Optum.

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  1. 10 gastroenterologists to know

    Here are 10 physicians who specialize in gastroenterology:
  2. Best cities for physician compensation over the last 5 years

    Charlotte, N.C., and Milwaukee are consistently ranked in the top five cities for physician compensation in the last five years. 
  3. Iowa surgical group pays $612K to resolve fraud allegations: 5 details

    Tri-State Specialists in Sioux City, Iowa, will pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to resolve billing fraud allegations.
  4. Take your playbook and 'throw it out the window': 1 admin on leading during COVID-19

    Leading an ASC has never been easy, but leading one during uncertain times can be like navigating without a roadmap.

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  1. How 4 administrators are mitigating staff shortages

    Staff shortages, exacerbated by COVID-19 infections and mandates, are hurting ASCs nationwide. Four ASC administrators discussed their strategies to mitigate these shortages with Becker's. 
  2. UNC Health reschedules surgeries at ASC amid threat of severe winter weather 

    Lumberton, N.C.-based UNC Health Southeastern is closing outpatient services and clinics on Jan. 21 amid the threat of severe winter weather, according to The Robesonian. 
  3. Labor crisis to stabilize as pandemic burden eases, admin says

    The COVID-19 pandemic introduced unprecedented stress for healthcare workers, leading to widespread burnout in the profession, with workers leaving the industry in higher numbers than ever before.
  4. Nurses emboldened to call out bad leadership amid nursing shortage, admin says

    In recent years, nurses have been asked to do more and more, leading to widespread burnout in the profession.

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  1. HCA Healthcare in the news: 6 ASC updates

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare has garnered a lot of attention over the last 30 days, with multiple acquisitions and new facilities, one of which is the only of its kind in the world.
  2. Eye clinic boom in Pennsylvania: 5 ophthalmology updates

    Pennsylvania saw more ophthalmology deals in the last 30 days than any other state, and its largest city landed a top spot for ophthalmologist pay. 
  3. Louisiana ASC 1st in country to implant Biotronik's ultrathin, drug-eluting stent

    A Houma, La.-based practice became the first ASC in the country to implant Biotronik's Orsiro Mission coronary artery drug eluting stent. 
  4. ASCs Inc. sells multispecialty California ASC

    ASCs Inc. sold the Newport Beach (Calif.) Multi-Specialty Surgery Center to a regional ASC management company.
  5. Illinois hospital's $70M facility with ASC: 3 updates 

    Construction of Urbana, Ill.-based Carle Health's $70 million facility with an ASC is moving along, Commercial News reported Jan. 20. 
  6. Omicron a greater risk for young & 6 more COVID-19 updates

    Here are seven COVID-19 updates from the last week:
  7. Top 10 surgery residency programs

    Here are the top 10 surgery residency programs, from Doximity's 2021-2022 Residency Navigator:
  8. Virginia bill would allow optometrists to perform in-office laser procedures

    Two state bills under consideration in Virginia could change the state's eye care landscape, NBC affiliate WWBT reported Jan. 19.
  9. Penn State Health becomes part owner in ASC; 17 surgeons keep ownership stake

    Penn State Health has become part owner in the Surgery Center of Lancaster (Pa.), the first step in the system's joint venture with ValueHealth, a Leawood, Kan.-based digital healthcare company.

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