Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Supply chain visibility, carcinogen in hand sanitizer: 5 supply chain updates

    Cardinal Health's efforts to increase supply chain visibility is a critical step to combat the personal protective equipment shortages many ASCs are still experiencing a year into the pandemic. 
  2. 3 companies partner for new Florida ASC

    A partnership between Raleigh, N.C.-based ASC developer Compass Surgical Partners, Tampa-based Orthopaedic Associates of West Florida and Orthopaedic Specialties of Tampa Bay announced a new joint, spine and orthopedic ASC in West Florida.
  3. Henry Schein's new investment boosts ASC focus

    Leading healthcare solutions provider Henry Schein announced a new investment in Atlanta-based Stradis Medical, which will strengthen Henry Schein's focus on the ASC market. 

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  1. How DJO is making its push into the ASC market

    Medical device company DJO's investment in Insight Medical Systems is its latest move to break into the orthopedic ASC space.
  2. Do top GI hospitals ranked by U.S. News have better outcomes?

    Patients needing gastrointestinal cancer resections should consider undergoing procedures at high-volume regional medical centers like the top-ranked hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
  3. What ENT disorders have physicians worried most? 2 ENTs share their concerns

    The COVID-19 pandemic is the driver behind the ENT conditions that concern two physicians the most.
  4. ASC software company partners with Waystar for revenue cycle management

    HST Pathways, a cloud-based software for surgical centers, partnered with healthcare payment company Waystar.

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  1. Feds eye $147M paid to ASC, clinic owner for uninsured COVID-19 patient treatment

    A California surgeon's medical practice and ASCs received about $147 million in government funds meant for facilities treating uninsured COVID-19 patients, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.
  2. 10 ASC administrators to know

    The COVID-19 pandemic required ASC administrators to work adaptably and creatively during the past year. Here are 10 ASC administrators to know:
  3. Why an independent ASC in California steers clear of private equity

    The ASC industry has seen an influx of private equity interest, consolidating the industry. Ophthalmologist Richard Lee, MD, who works at Oakland, Calif.-based Eye MD Laser & Surgery Center, spoke with Becker's ASC Review on why his ASC hasn't sold to private equity firms, despite offers. 
  4. North Carolina nephrology group building ASC

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Metrolina Nephrology Associates is building a 68,000-square-foot medical center with an ASC. 

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  1. El Paso physicians sell ASC real estate for $9.5M

    A physician's partnership in El Paso, Texas, sold an orthopedic-focused medical real estate portfolio with an ASC to a medical real estate investment trust for $9.5 million. 
  2. Amazon, Uber, Elon Musk & more: 5 health tech updates for ASC execs

    Tech industry giants are finding new ways to integrate into the healthcare industry by providing direct patient care, disrupting the traditional supply chain and more.
  3. Laptop with patient information stolen from Georgia eye center

    A laptop connected to testing equipment and storing a patient database for Atlanta-based Woolfson Eye Institute was stolen Sept. 21.
  4. Did the pandemic change ASC-hospital relationships?

    During COVID-19 surges last year, ASCs and hospitals worked together in new ways to care for patients across the U.S.
  5. Dr. Peter Pronovost appointed to ValueHealth advisory board

    Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, was named ValueHealth's chair of the advisory board on healthcare transformation.
  6. 6 ASC administrators weigh in on vendor relationships during the pandemic

    For some ASCs, vendor relationships improved during the pandemic through representative communication and provision of alternatives to shortages. For others, factors like infrequent vendor availability have made supply acquisition more difficult.
  7. 6 health insurance company updates in March

    From Medicaid work requirements to joint ventures, here are six updates from top health insurers in March:
  8. New Arizona ASC up and running

    Gilbert, Ariz.-based Comprehensive Integrated Care's 16,000-square-foot ASC is now operational. 
  9. SurgCenter Development principals invest in Mesoblast, exec joins board

    Multiple principals of Towson, Md.-based SurgCenter Development were lead investors in biologics company Mesoblast's private placement of $110 million in early March.

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