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  1. 15 key ASC supply chain management tips

    Here are 15 ASC supply chain tips to know:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. 3 things to know about CMS certification for surgery centers

    In order to receive Medicare reimbursement and be certified by CMS, ASCs must comply with standards set by the federal agency.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Vantage EyeCare adds 7 providers to network — 4 insights

    Philadelphia-based Vantage EyeCare added seven providers to its network across the U.S.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. Sen. Rand Paul performs pro bono cataract surgery

    Rand Paul, MD, R-Ky., was part of a pro bono cataract surgery at Innovative Ophthalmology's eye surgery center in Paducah, Ky., the Paducah Sun reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Stormont Vail Health buys minority stake in Kansas surgical hospital — 3 insights

    Stormont Vail Health purchased a 49 percent ownership stake in Manhattan (Kan.) Surgical Hospital and will expand the hospital's surgical and oncology programs, The Mercury reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Walmart is coming to gastroenterology — 5 insights

    Walmart is leveraging its million-person-strong health plan to develop a featured provider network it's testing in Northwest Arkansas, Dallas and Orlando, Fla., TB&P reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. ASC founder gets seat on Georgia podiatry board — 4 details

    Sarvepalli D. Jokhai, DPM, the founder of Peach State Surgery Center, was appointed to serve on the Georgia State Board of Podiatry Examiners.  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. Tenet CEO wants policymakers to restructure ACA, not replace — 3 thoughts

    Ron Rittenmeyer, CEO of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, said he'd like to see policymakers improve the ACA's current framework instead of eliminating it entirely, ThinkAdvisor reported.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. 'Don't re-invent the wheel': A message for ASC supply chain leaders

    Supply chain success shouldn't look much different in ASCs than it does in hospital operating rooms, according to Tyler Ross, director of supply chain operations at Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Top, bottom 10 states for vaccination rates

    Vaccination rates vary across the U.S., according to an analysis from personal finance website WalletHub.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. GI practice records tossed with trash & 4 other must-read articles

    Here are five of the most-read gastroenterology articles on Becker's ASC Review this week:  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. 6 spine ASCs opened this year

    Here are six spine ASCs opened so far this year:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. Salary differences between practice owners, employed physicians

    Doximity released its 2019 physician compensation report comparing average salary differences between specialties, as well as how salary compares for employed physicians and those who own their own practice.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Motivate staff to control costs

    ASCs should involve all stakeholders in order to control costs, according to Westchester, Ill.-based Regent Surgical Health.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Infection report shows improved rates for ASCs in New Hampshire

    The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health Services released a report detailing the number of healthcare associated infections at ASCs and hospitals recorded in the state in 2018.  By Rachel Popa -
  5. Physician-managed healthcare system opens spine ASC in New Jersey

    Altair Health, a health system managed by physicians, has opened a new spine surgery center in Florham Park, N.J. according to Centraljersey.com.  By Rachel Popa -
  6. Surgical Notes covers 15 revenue cycle KPIs in new e-book

    Surgical Notes published an e-book providing information about 15 key performance indicators ASCs can monitor to improve revenue cycle performance.  By Angie Stewart -
  7. Surgical center, medical office listed for $7.3M — 3 details

    Tenaya Medical Center in Las Vegas is now on the market, according to NAI Vegas.  By Angie Stewart -
  8. Congresswoman tours Pennsylvania outpatient care facility

    U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., paid a visit to The Crozer Medical Plaza at Brinton Lake, an outpatient care facility in Glen Mills, Pa.  By Angie Stewart -
  9. 3 healthcare leaders on why health system leaders are turning to ASCs

    As healthcare costs continue to rise, health systems are turning to ASCs to keep surgical costs down. Whether by partnership or new development, ASCs should be top-of-mind for every hospital leader right now.  By Eric Oliver -

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