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  1. What reopened endoscopy centers are doing & more: 4 GI industry key notes

    Here are four updates from gastroenterology companies and practices from the past week:  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Medtronic appoints executive to lead cardiology efforts

    Jeffrey Popma, MD, will join Medtronic as vice president and CMO for its coronary, renal denervation and structural heart businesses effective June 22.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. New York hospital turns to surgical navigators to quell patient fears during COVID-19

    Oswego (N.Y.) Health is employing a team of surgical navigators to assist patients returning to the hospital for elective procedures, NNY 360 reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. Tennessee hospital opens surgery center — 3 insights

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Williamson Medical Center opened a new surgical clinic on its main campus, the Williamson Source reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Spine in ASCs post-pandemic: How 8 surgeons are thinking about the future

    Eight spine surgeons discuss how the pandemic will affect spine in ASCs, addressing patient selection, payer issues and the potential for acceleration in the future.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Prospect Medical Group to add 10,000 physicians with 3 acquisitions

    Prospect Medical Group will double in size when it completes the acquisition of three medical practices later this year.   By Ayla Ellison -
  4. Amazon delivers 100M+ items through 'COVID-19 Supplies,' won't take profit: 5 insights

    Amazon Business has distributed more than 100 million items to healthcare and government organizations through COVID-19 Supplies, a pandemic response effort launched March 31 in the U.S.  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. 3 insights on ASC valuation

    VMG Health's 2020 "Healthcare M&A Report" examines how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the valuation of ASCs.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. How many ASCs are independently owned, operated + 4 more key insights

    The growing ASC industry remains largely fragmented, according to VMG Health's 2020 "Healthcare M&A Report."  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Hospital employment grew 17.5% in 6 years + 5 more insights

    Hospitals and health systems continued scooping up physician practices in 2019, while practices offering certain specialties caught private equity interest, according to VMG Health's 2020 "Healthcare M&A Report."  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Healthcare transactions continue during COVID-19 pandemic: 4 deals to know

    Several notable deals have transpired during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to VMG Health's 2020 "Healthcare M&A Report."  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. Most surgery centers are back open, in 'ramp-up' mode — 7 survey insights

    Surgery centers and anesthesia practices are reopening and ramping up elective cases, according to an Anesthesia Business Consultants survey of anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists at client practices.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. How COVID-19 has affected Tenet, HCA Healthcare and Surgery Partners' shares 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.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Florida GI practice restarts elective procedures — how it did it

    Bradenton-based Florida Digestive Health Specialists reopened the Center for Endoscopy a week after Florida allowed elective procedures to resume and is already seeing surgical volume return to pre-COVID-19 levels.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Texas spine center resumes elective procedures

    Grapevine-based North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center recently resumed elective procedures after the state eased restrictions intended to conserve personal protective equipment.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. The 10 states where physicians earned the most

    Medscape released its "Physician Compensation Report 2020," examining how COVID-19 affected clinician salaries.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. New Hampshire health system to reopen surgery, endoscopy center

    Franklin, N.H.-based LRGHealthcare will restart its elective surgery program over a monthlong period, the Laconia Daily Sun reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. 'We do not have much room for growth': A GI center's plans for the next 12 months amid the pandemic

    Bobbi Freeman, RN, the gastroenterology endoscopy and GI lab manager of Harbin Clinic Endoscopy Center in Rome, Ga., outlines how her center is resuming operations during the pandemic and what it expects in the next year.  By Laura Dyrda -
  8. Surgery Partners, Medical Facilities Corp. report Q1 revenues & more — 7 ASC industry notes

    Here are seven updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note:   By Eric Oliver -
  9. ASC growth plans for the next 6-12 months: 15 admins on the short-term effects of the pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic will leave a lasting mark on the ASC field, as many administrators are pivoting their strategy for growth in the coming months.  By Laura Dyrda -

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