Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Houston ASC real estate sold

    Mid-Town Surgery Center in Houston has been sold, according to Colliers, the investment management company representing the seller. 
  2. AdventHealth opening $300M, 18-OR surgery center 

    AdventHealth will begin operations Oct. 12 at a $300 million surgery center on its Tampa (Fla.) hospital campus, according to the Tampa Bay Times. 
  3. US likely spared from big COVID-19 winter surge: 8 updates 

    Two COVID-19 lab test kits could show false positive results, the FDA said. 
  1. Duke Health ASC hits 1,000th case milestone

    Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon hit its 1,000th case on Sept. 16, according to Private Diagnostic Clinic, a physician practice of Duke Health. 
  2. Marketing software firm building joint venture ASC in Ft. Myers, Florida

    Minneapolis-based cloud software company Fision and Ft. Myers (Fla.) ASC are building an orthopedic ASC in Ft. Myers, the companies said Sept. 22.
  3. 5 fast facts about CEO of PE GI Solutions

    David Young has been the CEO of Jamison, Pa.-based PE GI Solutions since August 2019. 
  4. Covenant Physician Partners taps new COO

    Physician services organization Covenant Physician Partners has appointed Bill Balaun as its next COO, the company said Sept. 21.

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  1. Global total knee replacement industry forecast to reach $8B by 2026

    The total knee replacement industry is currently valued at $6.5 billion and is expected to reach $8 billion by 2026, Ireland-based industry analysis company Research and Markets said Sept. 21.
  2. New York hospital applies for orthopedic outpatient center

    Montefiore Nyack (N.Y.) Hospital has submitted an application for an orthopedic ambulatory care center to the town of Clarkstown's planning board, the Rockland County Business Journal reported Sept. 21.
  3. UCSF Medical Center breaks ground on new building featuring ASC

    Builders have broken ground on a $335.8 million University of California San Francisco Medical Center facility that will house an ASC, according to a news release.
  4. Colorado ASC company acquires multi-clinic ortho practice

    Vail-Summit (Colo.) Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery acquired Gunnison, Colo.-based Alpine Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and became the majority owner of Gunnison-based Alpine Surgery Center, the company said Sept. 22.

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  1. Geico sues 3 New Jersey ASCs, alleges $5.7M in fraudulent claims

    Chevy Chase, Md.-based insurance company Geico is suing three New Jersey ASCs, citing more than $5.7 million in fraudulent insurance claims, according to court documents filed Sept 20. 
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  3. Co-owner of California ASC company on trial in $250M fraud case

    Julian Omidi, 53, part owner of Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Surgery Center Management, faces trial today for his alleged role in a $250 million bariatric surgery fraud case, according to news radio station KFI-AM 640.
  4. US Eye adds 4 locations

    Sarasota, Fla.-based US Eye recently added practices in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida to its network, the company said Sept. 21.
  5. Beyond ASCs: SCA and its Optum Specialty Practices business helps OrthoWest lay the foundation to drive values-based care & capture long-term growth

    In 2019, Bryce Johnson, MD, and his colleagues from four California-based orthopedic practices knew they needed to be part of an integrated care delivery system to better navigate the evolving healthcare environment.
  6. Zoning changes clear the way for OrthoIllinois ASC

    The Beloit (Wis.) City Council voted unanimously to change the city's "hospital" zoning category with the broader term "medical facility," Beloit Daily News reported Sept. 21.
  7. Michigan health system invests $800M in new ASCs, other projects

    Lansing, Mich.-based Sparrow Health System's board of directors approved a plan to build multiple ASCs in the area, among other projects, the company said Sept. 20.
  8. Physician compensation decreased for these 9 specialties

    Given the financial blow the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt to many areas of healthcare, it may be no surprise that salaries for some medical specialties declined over the past year.
  9. Inflammatory bowel disease market to surpass $2.5M by 2028

    The global inflammatory bowel disease market is estimated to be valued at $1.8 million and will surpass $2.5M by 2028, according to a Sept. 21 report from India-based global market intelligence firm Coherent Market Insights.

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