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  1. 5 highest paid cardiologists in Chicago

    The highest paid cardiologist in Chicago earns $1,048,200, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $421,330 cardiologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  2. The 5 best hospitals in New Jersey for outpatient joint replacements

    Healthgrades ranked the top hospitals for outpatient joint replacements in 2023, including five in New Jersey. 
  3. The role ASCs may play in primary care

    While ASCs are designed to be hyper-focused on providing outpatient surgical procedures for patients, sometimes they are forced to deal with patient care encounters beyond their intended scope. 

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  1. The 5 best GI specialty hospitals in New York

    Newsweek, in partnership with Statista, has named the top hospitals in the world for gastroenterology in 2024, including five facilities in New York. 
  2. Missouri physician sentenced for defrauding Medicare, Medicaid 

    Moberly, Mo.-based physician Justin Lamonda, MD, was sentenced to 22 months of prison and must pay $537,332 for falsely using his father's name to bill Medicare and Medicaid for services. 
  3. 3 California nurse practitioners suing for the title of 'Dr.'

    Three California nurse practitioners are suing the state for the right to identify using the term "doctor," claiming they have earned the right after receiving their doctorates of nursing practice, according to a Sept. 15 report from the American Medical Association. 
  4. 6 healthcare CEO exits in 2 weeks

    Here are six healthcare leaders who have vacated their CEO roles, reported by Becker's since Sept. 1:

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  1. 5 things to know about Amazon's healthcare disruptions

    Here are five of Amazon's most recent healthcare moves Becker's has reported on since Aug. 4: 
  2. What to know about the 'risk-reward dynamic' of presurgical clinics

    Before investing in a presurgical clinic, it is essential for anesthesiologists to weigh the pros and cons of the venture, according to a Sept. 5 post by Anesthesia Business Consultants on its website.
  3. Meet the gastroenterologists leading the top 10 hospitals for gastroenterology

    For more than 30 years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the top hospitals in America for different specialties by state and nationwide. 
  4. HOPDs charge up to 58% more than ASCs

    The cost of common medical procedures are as much as 58 percent more expensive when performed in hospital outpatient departments compared with ASCs or physicians' offices, according to an analysis by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. 

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  1. Digestive Health Physicians Association expresses support for cancer, complex therapies act

    The Digestive Health Physicians Association has issued a statement of support for the proposed Protecting Patient Access to Cancer Care and Complex Therapies act, introduced by three Republican senators and representatives. 
  2. The 10 best residency programs for research output

    Online networking service Doximity has named the top residency programs for research output in 2023, with Boston-based Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary taking the top slot. 
  3. The importance of customer service in anesthesia

    As anesthesia practices have evolved over the years, it has become increasingly more important to maintain a high level of customer service to maintain relationships with both the patient and administration, according to a Sept. 11 blog post from Rita Astani, president of anesthesia for Coronis Health. 
  4. New Jersey medical office building sells for $4.62M

    An 18,000-square-foot medical office building in Florham Park, N.J., has been acquired by Desai Holdings for $4.62 million, according to a Sept. 14 report from ConnectCRE.
  5. The 25 best places for physicians to retire in 2023

    Forbes has identified its list of the top 25 places to retire in 2023 after screening more than 800 locales in the U.S. 
  6. 15 best business schools for entrepreneurs

    Bloomberg ranked the best business schools of 2023-24 in multiple areas, including entrepreneurship.
  7. Are residents looking to private practice? 4 stats

    Twenty-three percent of residents expect to become a practice owner or partner, according to Medscape's 2023 "Resident and Salary Debt Report."
  8. How much do residents earn?

    Resident salary has jumped 21.7 percent since 2015, according to Medscape's 2023 "Resident and Salary Debt Report."
  9.  3 hospitals, health systems closing departments or ending services

    Here are three hospitals closing departments or ending services since Sept. 1:

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