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  1. 5 cardiology updates in the last 30 days

    Here are five updates in cardiology from the last month:
  2. Missouri medical building with ASC acquired

    Montecito Medical has acquired a medical office building in Missouri housing an ASC, the real estate company said Jan. 4. 
  3. Prevea Health to open multispecialty ASC in Wisconsin

    Green Bay, Wis.-based Prevea Health is building a multispecialty ASC next to the Prevea St. Mary's Health Center, Fox11 News reported Jan. 4. 
  1. Private equity's healthcare boom: 10 stats to know

    COVID-19 has accelerated private equity's growth in healthcare.
  2. UnitedHealthcare in the headlines: 4 recent stories

    UnitedHealthcare is the largest health insurance company by membership with 70 million members. 
  3. ASC surgeon named to Tarsus Pharmaceuticals' board of directors

    Irvine, Calif.-based Tarsus Pharmaceuticals appointed Virginia Surgery Center ophthalmologist Elizabeth Yeu, MD, to its board of directors.
  4. Phoenix medical property with ASC sold

    An outpatient-focused joint venture between Atlanta-based Evergreen Medical Properties and Boston-based Bain Capital Real Estate acquired a Phoenix medical plaza with an ASC.

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  1. Multisite surgeons have higher 30-day readmissions than single-site surgeons, study says

    Surgeons who operate at multiple sites have higher 30-day readmission rates than those that only operate at one location, according to a Jan. 4 General Surgery News report.
  2. Jason Guagenti named COO of Central Ohio Urology Group

    Gahanna, Ohio-based Central Ohio Urology Group, an affiliate of private equity-backed U.S. Urology Partners, named Jason Guagenti its new COO.
  3. Georgia eye center joins EyeSouth Partners

    Atlanta-based eye care management services organization EyeSouth Partners has added a Georgia eye center.
  4. California foundation pledges $3M for ASC renovations in memory of philanthropist

    The Wings of Freedom Foundation pledged $3 million to San Andreas, Calif.-based Mark Twain Medical Center to fund renovations of its ASC, Calaveras Enterprise reported Jan. 4. 

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  1. Spectrum Vision Partners expands in Pennsylvania with 9-office acquisition

    Spectrum Vision Partners has expanded its Pennsylvania footprint with the addition of Associates in Ophthalmology to the OCLI Vision network, the Garden City, N.Y.-based organization said Jan. 4. 
  2. Lowest-earning physician specialties in the last 5 years

    Many pediatric physician specialties, including infectious diseases and rheumatology, have been among the lowest-earning physician specialties over the last five years. 
  3. Washington Gastroenterology joins GI Alliance

    Dallas-based GI Alliance has added Washington Gastroenterology to its network, GI Alliance said Jan. 4. 
  4. Eye practice, ASC chain adds 2 groups

    Detroit-based eye care management services organization Sunvera Group, a portfolio company of private equity firm Ridgemont Equity Partners, has expanded its presence in its hometown area.
  5. UC San Diego breaks ground on outpatient center in multibillion dollar project

    University of California San Diego broke ground on an outpatient center, a part of a multibillion dollar project on its La Jolla (Calif.) campus, American School & University reported Jan. 3. 
  6. Virginia Hospital Center hits construction milestone on outpatient pavilion 

    Virginia Hospital Center recently placed the last beam on its outpatient pavilion in Arlington, The Construction Specifier reported Jan. 3. 
  7. Mass General Brigham encouraged by cost analysis of $224M ASC plan

    An analysis of Boston-based Mass General Brigham's three planned ASCs forecasts a reduction in healthcare spending for the services they would offer, but opponents of the project argue the analysis omits key details, the Telegram & Gazette reported Jan. 3.
  8. Thousands of healthcare workers quarantined, hospitals forced to cancel nonurgent surgeries

    Thousands of healthcare workers are testing positive for COVID-19, leaving hospitals and medical groups with critical shortages.
  9. 11 ASC, physician practice closures in the past 12 months

    A 23-clinic pain management practice shut its doors, and independent practices in multiple states closed for good.

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