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  1. Lexington Medical Center's 2 ASCs earn recognition for patient experience: 2 quick notes

    Press Ganey recognized West Columbia, S.C.-based Lexington Medical Center's two ASCs as among the best in the U.S. for patient experience, according wistv.com.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. ASC leader to know: Regent Surgical Health Board Chairman Thomas Mallon

    Thomas Mallon is the co-founder and board chairman of Regent Surgical Health. Previously, Mr. Mallon was Regent's CEO.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. ASCs to grow at 6.6% CAGR in spinal fusion market: 4 things to know

    Throughout 2027, the spinal fusion market is expected to expand, a Future Market Insights report found, according to medGadget.  By Mary Rechtoris -

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  1. EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems acquires ophthalmology ASC software product: 3 key points

    EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems bought HCIT's software designed for ophthalmology ASCs.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. 10 hospitals, health systems opening or planning ASCs — October 17

    Here are 10 hospitals and health systems that have opened or announced plans for ASCs in October.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 1-in-50 burnt out physicians plan to leave medicine within next 2 years, survey says

    A survey, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, attempted to better understand burnout through studying EHR satisfaction, work-life balance and the career path of U.S. physicians.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. AmSurg recognizes several GI centers for quality & more: 26 GI practices in the news

    Here are 26 practices and hospitals making headlines this week.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday — Nov. 9, 2017

    Here are seven updates for ASC leaders to know for Nov. 9.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. Surgery Partners Q3 revenues increase 8.4% to $306.3M: 9 things to know

    Surgery Partners reported its third quarter of 2017 and year-to-date financial results.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. 124+ ASCs performing total joint replacements

    Here are more than 124 ambulatory surgery centers that offer total joint replacement services.  By Eric Oliver and Anuja Vaidya -
  4. How PE firms and health systems are investing in ASCs

    During a panel discussion Oct. 26 at Becker's ASC Review 24th Annual Conference: The Business and Operations of ASCs, held in Chicago, three panelists discussed trends affecting hospital-ASC relations moving into 2018.  By Brooke Murphy -
  1. Seema Verma speaks out on the future of Medicaid: 4 key points

    CMS Administrator Seema Verma addressed the National Association of Medicaid Directors earlier this week, outlining the Trump Administration's stance on Medicaid benefits and what to expect in the future, according to the Washington Post.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. New York State DOH approves CON for joint venture ASC: 5 things to know

    The partnership between two physicians and Eastern Long Island Hospital gained approval from the New York State Department of Health to construct a new surgery center, according to Southold Local.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital CEO Terry Woodbeck to step down in December: 3 key notes

    CEO of Tulsa (Okla.) Spine & Specialty Hospital Terry Woodbeck plans to retire at the end of the year, and the hospital's current COO Trent Gastineau is slotted to take his place in 2018, according to GTR Newspapers.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. ASC leader to know: Alejandro Fernandez of Gastro Health

    Alejandro Fernandez is the CEO of Miami-based Gastro Health.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. After Envision Healthcare hits 52-week low, investment analysts sour — 5 insights

    According to a Nasdaq report, analysts are souring on Envision Healthcare after the stock hit a 52-week low of $26.34 Nov. 6.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Valley Anesthesia to receive St. Vincent Award — 1st physicians group to receive the honor

    Saginaw-based St. Mary's of Michigan Foundation will bestow its St. Vincent Award to Saginaw-based Valley Anesthesia at its 23rd Cornette Ball, Nov. 18 in Saginaw.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. AHA urges government to resolve drug shortages — 3 insights

    The American Hospital Association urgently petitioned the FDA to take "any and all steps possible" to resolve potential drug shortages.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. Dr. Kenneth Ham performs Northwest Regional Surgery Center's 1st robotic total knee replacement — 5 insights

    Merrillville, Ind.-based Northwest Regional Surgery became the first ASC in Northwest Indiana to offer patients total knee replacement with Stryker's Mako robotic-arm assisted total knee application earlier this week.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Work progressing on $25M building housing Athens-Limestone Hospital Surgery Center — 4 insights

    Work on the $25 million building set to house the Athens, Ala.-based Athens-Limestone Hospital Surgery Center is progressing, DectaurDaily.com reports.  By Eric Oliver -

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