Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 5 anesthesia acquisitions, partnerships in the past 90 days

    Five anesthesia practices have partnered or been acquired since Nov. 1, 2019:  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Regent appoints Brad Pollard as VP of sales development

    ASC manager Regent Surgical Health has hired Brad Pollard as its vice president of business development.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 14 things to know about total joint replacements and ASCs for 2020

    The volume of total joint replacements in ASCs is increasing. The shift to value-based care, insurance coverage expansion and studies showing good patient outcomes in the outpatient setting are just some of the trends driving total joints outpatient.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. 3 reasons ASCs adopt EHR software

    While EHRs are pervasive in the healthcare industry, ASCs have been slow to adopt them.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. Physician Partners of America opens Florida surgery center

    Tampa, Fla.-based Physician Partners of America opened its multispecialty ASC, Sun City Ambulatory Surgery Center Jan. 29.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. AGA publishes new UC guideline & more: 6 GI industry key notes

    Here are six updates from gastroenterology companies and practices from the past week:  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Lewiston Orthopedics opens remodeled surgery center

    Lewiston (Idaho) Orthopedics finished updating and expanding its surgery center.  By Angie Stewart -
  1. HCA Healthcare surpasses 1M outpatient cases in 2019 — 5 insights

    HCA Healthcare grew its outpatient surgery caseload 4 percent year over year to 266,483 cases in the fourth quarter of 2019, from 256,240 cases over the same period last year.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Andrews Sports Medicine's Dr. Marcus Rothermich on the future of outpatient orthopedics

    Marcus A. Rothermich, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at the Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Ala. Here, he shares his thoughts on outpatient orthopedics.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 10 statistics on gastroenterologist salary, net worth & more

    Gastroenterology is an evolving field, with compensation and revenue generated for hospitals growing in the past few years.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 4 ways remote workers could benefit ASCs

    As remote work becomes more common, ASCs can consider allowing business office staff to telecommute, according to Surgical Information Systems.  By Angie Stewart -
  1. Improve your ASC's cash flow in 2020 — 5 tips

    ASCs can improve their cash flow by regularly evaluating aspects of the revenue cycle process, according to Serbin Medical Billing.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. OrthoArizona breaks ground on surgery center

    Phoenix-based OrthoArizona is building an outpatient care center in Scottsdale, Ariz., the practice announced.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Firm foresees more joint-venture ASCs in 2020 — 3 insights

    More ASCs owned by hospitals or health systems will be structured as physician-hospital joint ventures in 2020, Avanza Healthcare Strategies predicted.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Surgery Center of Idaho appoints new partner — 3 insights

    Meridian-based Surgery Center of Idaho and Idaho Urologic Institute named Lisa Parrillo, MD, a partner in both practices, the Idaho Business Review reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. 5 insights into private practice physicians

    As private practice physicians continue to face constant threats of consolidation, PatientPop surveyed 346 healthcare providers to collect their thoughts on a number of topics integral to their practice, according to the PatientPop 2020 Practice Growth Report.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Salem Health-owned surgery center building new facility — 3 insights

    Salem, Ore.-based Willamette Surgery Center is building a new surgery center in Salem that could open in 2021, according to The Lund Report.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. UT Health Austin building ASC — 3 insights

    UT Health Austin (Texas) plans to open an ASC and ophthalmology clinic in 2020, expanding its clinical presence, Community Impact reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. Florida health department bars GI from seeing female patients & 4 other must read articles

    Five must-read articles for GIs this week:  By Rachel Popa -
  9. Private equity's potential impact on orthopedics: 5 surgeons' views

    Five orthopedic surgeons shared their thoughts on private equity with Becker's ASC Review:  By Rachel Popa -

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