Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. New York hospital opens 27th outpatient center, expands surgery offerings

    White Plains (N.Y.) Hospital opened its Center for Advanced Medicine & Surgery on its campus June 2, the hospital said. 
  2. 3-way joint-venture vascular ASC planned in Texas

    A joint-venture vascular ASC is slated to open in Corpus Christi, Texas, in early 2022, Caller Times reported June 3. 
  3. California hospital opens cardiology outpatient center

    Children's Health Orange (Calif.) County opened a cardiology outpatient center, the hospital said June 2. 

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  1. Labor shortage a 'national economic crisis': 5 details from US Chamber of Commerce report

    The biggest challenge for businesses right now is hiring qualified workers, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
  2. How an orthopedic group, ASC solved staff recruitment, retention challenges

    Olympia (Wash.) Orthopaedic Associates has taken a unique approach to solving the challenges of hiring qualified medical assistants and retaining staff: tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
  3. Optum building $7M MOB, ASC in Indiana

    Optum is developing a $7 million facility in Muncie, Ind., that will include a surgery center and medical offices for multiple specialties, according to Inside Indiana Business.
  4. ASC industry trends to know, according to an Atlanticare exec

    The pandemic revealed how ASCs provide a growth opportunity for many hospitals and health systems across the U.S.

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  1. 12 ASC administrators discuss their outlook on the industry

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on many changes to the ASC industry, including new service offerings and shifts in competition between hospitals and surgery centers, leading facilities to adapt in order to continue offering patients quality care.
  2. 10 ENTs to know

    A surgeon serving areas of Central America and nine more ENTs to know:
  3. 4 Gastro Health moves in 2021

    Miami-based Gastro Health has had a year of substantial growth and recently was sold to a private equity company. 
  4. Latest supply chain updates for ASCs

    A carcinogen was found in sunblock, and McKesson is opening a new distribution facility. 

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  1. What the pandemic revealed about GI

    Some gastroenterologists say the pandemic has emphasized the important role that GI plays in preventive care. 
  2. Texas health system opens 2nd ASC

    Humble, Texas-based Townsen Memorial opened an ASC in Spring, Texas, according to a LinkedIn post by the health system. 
  3. 66% of Americans neglected their healthcare during pandemic: 6 findings

    More than two-thirds of Americans skipped or postponed care during the COVID-19 pandemic, with fear of contracting the virus, lost health insurance and the cost of care among the top reasons, according to a recent survey by Tempus, a Chicago-based technology company.  
  4. USPI, AdventHealth acquire Florida ASC

    United Surgical Partners International and AdventHealth have acquired Tampa (Fla.) Outpatient Surgical Center through a new joint venture, they said June 2. 
  5. 10 states with the highest tax burden

    New York has the biggest tax burden on residents, according to a WalletHub report.
  6. CHI Memorial opens ASC in Georgia: 3 details

    CHI Memorial opened an ASC in Catoosa County, Ga., Chattanooga Times Free Press reported June 1.
  7. Eye surgery center halts cases 30 days after staff resignations

    TLC Laser Eye Center in West Fargo, N.D., temporarily closed after several employees quit last week, according to a report from local TV news broadcaster Valley News Live. 
  8. Kansas plastic surgery center gets OK for $2.1M expansion

    Wichita, Kan.-based Plastic Surgery Center got approval for a $2.1 million expansion and renovation, The Wichita Eagle reported June 1.
  9. How one independent ASC focuses on growth amid reimbursement hurdles

    Independent ASCs face specific challenges when it comes to payer contracts and opportunities for growth. 

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