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  1. Can AI diagnose patients better than ophthalmologists?

    Artificial intelligence may outperform physicians when it comes to diagnosing and treating glaucoma, according to a Feb. 22 study published in JAMA Ophthalmology. 
  2. The big trends this gastroenterologist is watching

    Low reimbursements and staff retention are just a few of the trends on gastroenterologists' minds. 
  3. American Vision Partners suffers data breach

    Medical Management Resource Group, doing business as American Vision Partners, experienced a cybersecurity incident impacting patient data.

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  1. UF Health breaks ground on 42.5-acre health campus

    The University of Florida and UF Health broke ground on UF Health Durbin Park, a 42.5-acre health and wellness campus in St. Johns, Fla.
  2. How GI salaries stack up

    Gastroenterologist salaries far surpass some of the other highest paying careers in the U.S., with GIs earning $501,000 annually, including base salaries, bonuses and stock options, according to Medscape's 2023 compensation report. 
  3. Crozer Health, Nemours team up for cardiology

    Upland, Pa.-based Crozer Health has partnered with Nemours Children's Health, Delaware Valley, to expand pediatric cardiology services in the region, according to a Feb. 23 report from The Philadelphia Tribune. 
  4. The CMS tides are turning for ASCs in 2024

    At the end of 2022, several ASC industry groups, including the Association of Operating Room Nurses, expressed disappointment in CMS for only adding four new procedures to the ASC-covered list for 2023. 

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  1. 5 cardiologists to know

    Here are five cardiologists to know:
  2. Will ASC growth keep up with demand?

    Outpatient surgical volumes are only expected to grow in the coming years, led largely by orthopedic procedures including joint replacements, spinal fusions and knee replacements, according to a study from healthcare intelligence firm Sg2.
  3. West Virginia gastroenterologist charged with tax fraud, obstructing justice

    A gastroenterologist in Wheeling, W.Va., has been indicted on charges of tax fraud and obstructing justice after authorities said he failed to pay more than $2.4 million in payroll taxes.
  4. How 1 family built a healthcare dynasty

    The Stryker family, creators and heirs of medtech company Stryker, are currently wealthier than other well-known family dynasties, like the Kennedys and the Rockefellers. 

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  1. The 18 states without Surgery Partners' presence

    Major ASC chain Surgery Partners has 192 practice affiliates nationwide as of February, from New York to California. 
  2. Physician charged in $20.7M kickback scheme

    A New York City physician was charged for allegedly engaging in a $20.7 million healthcare fraud and illegal kickback scheme.
  3. Dr. Alain Cribier, valve replacement pioneer, dies at 79

    Alain Cribier, MD, the cardiologist credited for pioneering the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement, has died at the age of 79. 
  4. Meet the leaders of the 15 best hospitals in California for cardiac surgery

    Healthgrades recently released its rankings for the best hospitals in the U.S. for cardiac surgery, including 15 in California. 
  5. Intermountain 1st in state to offer Genesis heart robot

    Surgical robot company Stereotaxis completed the first treatment of patients with its newly launched Genesis Robotic Magnetic Navigation at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah.
  6. 5 concerning numbers on physician retirement

    An aging patient population — and an aging physician workforce — are making the projected shortage of 124,000 providers by 2034 seem more likely. 
  7. 10 ASCs hiring administrators

    Here are 10 ASCs that posted job listings seeking administrators in the last month. 
  8. Where do noncompetes target physicians?

    Noncompetes have been a hot-button topic in healthcare, with supporters and those opposed to the practice each attempting to influence policy changes.
  9. Orlando Health starts $160M medical office building

    Orlando Health has started construction on a $160 million medical office building focused on pediatric care, according to a Feb. 22 report from the Orlando Business Journal.

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