Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Doylestown Health system opens new outpatient center in Pennsylvania

    Doylestown (Pa.) Health recently opened a new outpatient center in Wrightstown, Pa., to expand services in the area.
  2. 20 exec moves ASC leaders need to know

    From President Joe Biden appointing a White House physician to Surgery Partners adding board members, here are the biggest executive moves in 2021 for ASC leaders to know:
  3. How 1 ASC focuses on growth despite serving a small community

    ASCs in rural areas may find it difficult to facilitate growth, but one ASC in Illinois is still finding opportunities.

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  1. Arizona Urology Specialists opens ASC 

    Arizona Urology Specialists opened a urology ASC in Phoenix, the company announced June 9. 
  2. Restructuring an ASC post-COVID: Q&A with Christina Holloway

    Christina Holloway, administrator of the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Bala Cynwyd (Penn.) spoke with Becker's ASC Review on how her center is restructuring policies post-COVID-19. 
  3. Retina Consultants of America adds new practice in Texas

    Southlake, Texas-based Retina Consultants of America recently welcomed its 11th practice, Retina Consultants of San Antonio.
  4. 48 ASCs opened by a hospital/health system in 2021

    Becker's ASC Review has reported on 48 ASCs opened or announced by hospitals or health systems in 2021. 

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

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  1. Best states for physicians to practice over the past 5 years: Medscape

    Minnesota has been the top state for physicians to practice for the past four out of five years, according to a Medscape report examining compensation, practice conditions and quality of life across the U.S.
  2. Diversifying supply chain: How ASCs can combat shortages

    ASCs are still struggling with resource acquisition and supply management because of rising costs and pandemic-related shortages. 
  3. Tenet-owned health system building $400M campus with ASC

    Tenet-owned Baptist Health System is planning a campus with an ASC that could approach $400 million at full build out, San Antonio Business Journal reported June 8. 
  4. 3 notable spine surgeries at ASCs in 30 days

    A cervical disc replacement and two more spine surgeries debuted at ASCs in the last 30 days:

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  1. Gastroenterologist pay drops to $406,000: 15 key statistics

    Gastroenterologist pay dropped to $406,000, the seventh highest-paid specialty, with plastic surgeons beating orthopedic surgeons to the top spot in 2021.
  2. Practice penalized after YouTube-trained nurses performed neurostimulator procedures

    A Houston-based chiropractor and her practice are paying $2.6 million and foregoing participation in federal healthcare programs for a decade to resolve billing fraud allegations, according to a June 8 Justice Department statement.
  3. 10 states with the highest number of ASCs per capita

    The number of ASCs is growing across the U.S. as patients and payers demand more outpatient surgery.
  4. 10 total joint ASC physicians to know

    Ten total joint ASC physicians to know:
  5. How 8 leaders are solving the biggest challenges at their ASCs

    From supply shortages to caseload decline, here's how eight ASC leaders are tackling the biggest challenges at their ASCs:
  6. Meet the Oregon ASC that 'rose to the occasion' when caseload soared

    When hospitals were overrun during the pandemic, many ASCs had to navigate increases in caseloads. 
  7. AdventHealth's surgery center expansion: 4 updates

    AdventHealth has had a busy month expanding its surgical offerings, as the health system opened or acquired four centers in Florida and Kentucky.
  8. How 3 ASCs are mitigating staffing shortages

    Staffing post-pandemic has been tricky for many ASCs, whether it’s because of  competing wages or surgery migration.
  9. USPI vs. AmSurg vs. SCA: 10 key comparisons to know in 2021

    United Surgical Partners International, AmSurg and Surgical Care Affiliates are the largest ASC chains in the U.S.

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