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  1. 13 states with the best access to capital for businesses

    CNBC ranked America's top states for business based on several categories, including the cost of doing business, access to capital and business friendliness.
  2. What ending noncompetes means for ASCs, physicians: 8 notes

    President Joe Biden signed an executive order July 9 encouraging the Federal Trade Commission to limit or ban noncompete agreements.
  3. 7 statistics on physician assistant pay in 2021

    Here are seven details on physician assistant pay in 2021:

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

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  1. 10 gastroenterologists to know

    Here are 10 GIs to know:
  2. 5 numbers making ASC execs nervous

    Independent physician practices and ASCs are having an increasingly difficult time staying independent, especially with changing payer policies and staff shortages in healthcare.
  3. ASCs Inc. closes 4 surgery center real estate deals

    ASCs Inc., a company that represents surgery centers in real estate transactions, has closed four deals since March.
  4. Fertility practice opens clinic with ASC in Denver

    Rockville, Md.-based Shady Grove Fertility opened a clinic with an ASC in Denver, according to a July 12 news release. 

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

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  1. Independence the driver of innovation in ASCs, 1 CEO says

    Although some leaders say ASC independence has "seen its better days," others see it as key to long-term success. 
  2. Lowest-earning physician specialties over the past 4 years

    Pediatrics and preventive medicine have been among the lowest-earning physician specialties for the past four years. 
  3. ASC nurse awarded by Maryland health system

    Easton-based University of Maryland Shore Regional Health named ASC nurse Emily Uyttewaal, RN, its 2021 nurse of the year, local NBC affiliate KVPI reported July 10. 
  4. What 8 ASC leaders learned in the past year

    The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the migration of procedures to the outpatient setting, leaving ASC leaders balancing changes in both procedure volume and pandemic policy in the past year. 

OR optimization: Executive insights from Methodist Dallas Medical Center

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  1. $5M ASC planned near University of North Florida

    Jacksonvilla, Fla., officials have granted permits for the buildout of a $5 million ASC near the University of North Florida, The Florida Times-Union reported July 11. 
  2. Minnesota ophthalmology practice leases office space for ASC

    Ophthalmology practice Ovo Lasik + Lens is leasing space for a surgery center and clinic in St. Louis Park, Minn., according to a July 10 LinkedIn post by Davis, a real estate firm.
  3. Average medical resident salary by year

    The average annual salary for residents is $64,000, according to Medscape's 2021 resident salary and debt report, with compensation increasing for the first six years of the program.
  4. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia names new ophthalmology chief

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia recently appointed Gil Binenbaum, MD, as its new chief of ophthalmology.
  5. ASC cash-pay price structure varies widely

    The healthcare industry is buzzing about a July 6 article in the Wall Street Journal reporting some hospitals charge the highest rates possible for uninsured and cash-pay patients while providing discounts to insurance companies. How do surgery centers structure payments for cash-pay patients?
  6. Controlling the 'paradigm of care' in ASCs: 1 CEO on balancing independence with profit

    The pandemic accelerated the quantity and complexity of procedures performed in ASCs, leading to an increase in partnerships and consolidation in the industry.
  7. 2 Boston hospitals planning $400M+ suburban ASC expansion

    Two Boston-based hospitals are expanding ASC offerings to the suburbs through two $400 million projects — one with opposition from community and healthcare groups. 
  8. Gastro Health vs. GI Alliance vs. PE GI Solutions: 7 comparisons to know

    Private equity-backed Gastro Health, GI Alliance and PE GI Solutions are major players in the gastroenterology industry.
  9. 10 more ASC administrators to know

    Here are 10 ASC administrators to know:

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