Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Here's where 2 ENTs expect the most growth potential

    Two ENTs told Becker's ASC Review areas where they see the most growth potential in the field over the next three years.
  2. Who will win the Super Bowl? 17 ASC exec picks

    Super Bowl LV is set for Feb. 7 in Tampa Bay, Fla., between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs. ASC administrators are torn between rooting for one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time and a rising star on the opposite team.
  3. Top ASC articles — GI sentenced in scheme 'motivated by greed,' Florida pain clinics settle anti-kickback violations and more

    Here are the most-read articles on Becker's ASC Review during the week of Feb. 1-5:

Can endoscopic spine surgery be profitable in the ASC? Key considerations from an orthopedic surgeon

Learn how to determine whether these procedures could benefit your patients and practice during this live virtual event.
  1. 6 ASC acquisitions in January

    Here are six ASC acquisitions in January:
  2. What hospitals in 10 cities charge for a tonsillectomy

    Fair Health created a database that presents in-network and out-of-network costs for an array of procedures across the U.S.
  3. Arkansas hospital to open $8.7M outpatient surgery center: 4 details

    Mountain Home, Ark.-based Baxter Regional Medical Center cut the ribbon on its outpatient surgery center, developed in collaboration with physicians, on Feb. 5, according to a report from KTLO, a local radio station.
  4. Maryland city won't approve new pain management clinics for 6 months

    Havre de Grace, Md., is taking a six-month break from issuing permits for new pain management clinics in the community, the Baltimore Sun reported Feb. 4.

How Cedars-Sinai tapped change management principles to better inform surgical service line decisions

Spotlight on surgical excellence: How Cedars-Sinai is increasing patient access to minimally invasive surgery. Learn more during this live discussion.
  1. Class-action lawsuit filed against SCA alleging collusion

    Following the criminal charges filed by the Department of Justice in January, civil cases are beginning to emerge against Deerfield, Ill.-based Surgical Care Affiliates. 
  2. 10 more gastroenterologists to know

    Here are 10 gastroenterologists to know:
  3. 7 ophthalmology deals in January 2021

    The ophthalmology sector had seven deals in January 2021: 
  4. What hospitals in 10 cities charge for cataract surgery

    Fair Health created a database that presents in-network and out-of-network costs for an array of procedures across the U.S.

OR optimization: Executive insights from Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Financially sustainable surgical excellence — Lessons learned from Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Click here to attend the live virtual discussion.
  1. 3 GIs recently joining practices

    Three gastroenterologists joined a practice over the last seven days: 
  2. Top GI articles — California GI sentenced in fraud scheme, Gastro Health acquires Florida practice and more

    Here are the most-read GI articles during the week of Feb. 1-5:
  3. VMG Health acquires business strategy firm

    VMG Health acquired Health Care Futures, a business strategy and consulting firm, according to a Feb. 3 news release.
  4. 113 drug shortages in the US

    As of Feb. 4, the FDA lists 113 drugs as being in short supply.
  5. Louisiana hospital to open $12M outpatient surgery center: 4 details

    Baton Rouge (La.) General Center for Health plans to open an outpatient surgery center for patients within the next few weeks, according to a report in The Advocate.
  6. 1st risk factors for early-onset CRC identified, study says

    Family history of colorectal cancer, hyperlipidemia, obesity and alcohol consumption could all be risk factors behind developing early-onset colorectal cancer, according to a Jan. 28 study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 
  7. Independent New York ASCs came together to survive during pandemic

    Independent ASCs in western New York stopped competing for volumes during the COVID-19 pandemic and united to help each other thrive, Buffalo Business First reported Feb. 4.
  8. Looking back at 2020: A year like no other for ASCs

    It's been a few weeks since 2020 ended.
  9. Spinal fusions and ASCs: 8 notes for 2021

    The number of spinal fusions performed in ASCs is growing as more surgeons, patients and payers become comfortable with the procedure in the outpatient setting.

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