Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Biden's pick for CMS chief & 3 more notes

    Four updates on CMS:
  2. 9 physicians sue hospital over lost privileges; Kentucky system cuts chief medical officer role & more

    Five updates on physicians:
  3. How competition for ASCs is changing

    The ASC landscape has evolved to become more challenging for independent centers and facilities reliant on low-acuity cases.

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  1. Gastroenterologist opens Hawaii's 1st office-based endoscopy facility

    Mel Ona, MD, opened Ohana Endoscopy Clinic in Kapolei, Hawaii, to provide upper endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures, local news affiliate KHON reported Feb. 18.
  2. State recommends Delaware joint venture surgery center for approval

    A Delaware planning board recommended the Health Resources Board approve a joint-venture surgery center, the Delaware Business Times reported Feb. 18.
  3. Where 6 ASC leaders turn to for business advice

    Six ASC leaders shared the resources and people they go to for business advice.
  4. Illinois ASC testing off-site sterilization program to increase surgical capacity

    Rockford-based OrthoIllinois Surgery Center partnered with Vested Medical to launch an off-site sterilization program, Vested announced Feb. 18.

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  1. Exact enrolling patients into blood-based colon cancer test & 3 other insights into the company's future

    After posting $1.5 billion in 2020 revenue, Exact Sciences is poised to continue growing its presence in the diagnostic screening space.
  2. U of Mississippi Medical Center's physician group relocates clinic

    Jackson, Miss.-based University Physicians relocated their clinic into a medical office building in Canton, Miss., owned by Merit Health Madison, the Madison County Journal reported Feb. 17.
  3. Miami Neuroscience Institute spine surgeons seeing patients at Baptist Health's new space

    Miami Neuroscience Institute physicians now see patients at Coral Gables, Fla.-based Baptist Health South Florida's wellness and medical complex in Plantation, Fla., Baptist announced Feb. 17.
  4. Top GI stories — Nevada practice has data breach, 5 salary stats and more

    Here are the most read GI stories during the week of Feb. 15-19:

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  1. Joint-venture orthopedic surgery center opens in Wisconsin

    The Orthopedic Surgery Center of the Fox Valley is now open in Neenah, Wis.
  2. 6 ASC, practice closures in the last year

    Physicians Foundation released a survey in July of around 3,500 physicians and found 8 percent closed their offices in 2020. Four percent more reported plans to shutter in the future.
  3. Median earnings of employed, self-employed ophthalmologists, by experience

    Self-employed ophthalmologists routinely earn more than their employed counterparts.
  4. Nevada anesthesiologist opens pain-focused urgent care

    United Pain Urgent Care opened an urgent care practice dedicated to treating pain and general injury, Nevada Business reported Feb. 17.
  5. Berkshire Hathaway ups DaVita investment: 4 details

    Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway, has increased its investment in Denver-based DaVita Kidney Care, a chain of kidney care centers, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
  6. What 2021 changes to Medicare's Quality Payment Program mean for anesthesiologists

    The next iteration of Medicare's Quality Payment Program will become harder for anesthesiologists to comply with, according to a blog post by Tony Mira, founder of Anesthesia Business Consultants, a MiraMed company.
  7. Surgery centers share accomplishments and lessons learned from 2020, goals for 2021

    Roughly four years ago, Surgical Notes launched "The Note Pad," an online community of surgery center professionals exclusively for Surgical Notes clients.
  8. USPI's 2021 plans, how the major ASC management companies fared in 2020 and more: 3 ASC company notes

    Here are three updates on ASC companies over the past week:
  9. 12 stats on employed, self-employed gastroenterologists

    Self-employed gastroenterologists routinely make more than their employed counterparts.

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