Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Penn Medicine to phase out desflurane anesthetic

    Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine is phasing out common anesthesia gas desflurane, the most potent greenhouse gas found in hospitals, according to a May 7 report from The Philadelphia Inquirer. 
  2. 42,000-square-foot medical office building opens near Chicago

    A two-story, 42,000-square-foot medical office building has opened in Orland Park, Ill., according to a May 7 report from REBusiness Online.
  3. Physician groups keep getting snapped up: 10 major deals to know

    Physician group deal volume remained at high levels in 2023, according to VMG Health's 2024 Healthcare M&A Report published May 7. 

Maximizing ASC Performance in Orthopedics and Beyond through New Technologies and KPIs

Sponsored
It's time to level up your ASC. Learn how to use technology and KPIs to elevate your surgery center here.
  1. Pennsylvania medical office building sells for $6.6M

    A medical office building in Hanover Township, Pa., has been sold for $6.6 million, according to a May 7 report from WFMZ.
  2. Eye ASC 1st in New York City to add Johnson & Johnson vision tech

    New York City-based Retinal Ambulatory Surgery Center of New York, which is in the final stages of a larger expansion, has installed its second Johnson & Johnson Vision Catalys FEMTO, according to a May 7 LinkedIn post.
  3. Arizona medical office building sells for $21M

    Real estate investor Cypress West Partners has made its first medical office building purchase as part of a new joint venture with global investment manager TPG Angelo Gordon.
  4. Dr. Anthony Fletcher named president of the Association of Black Cardiologists

    Anthony Fletcher, MD, an interventional cardiologist in Central Arkansas, has been named president of the Association of Black Cardiologists, according to a May 6 report from ABC affiliate KATV.

Sharpen your revenue cycle in 7 steps

Sponsored
The changing healthcare environment demands a new revenue cycle strategy. Get the e-book for 7 detailed steps to boost collections, prevent denials and maximize your RCM software.
  1. 5 things to know about the healthcare supply chain in 2024

    April 29 is deemed National Supply Chain Day, recognizing the importance of the global supply chain in people's lives. 
  2. What is going on with the PA role

    From lawsuits to an ongoing push for title changes, here are five major updates on the role of physician assistants from the last two years: 
  3. Why new ASCs could fall short

    Investing in ASCs presents healthcare professionals with opportunities that may not be available to players in other markets.
  4. Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute adds Dr. Jared Tobolski

    Lewiston-based Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute added Jared Tobolski, MD, to its cardiology staff.

How a better patient financial experience can boost efficiency for ASCs

Sponsored
With high operating costs and staffing concerns at the forefront, ASCs have enough on their plates. Learn how to lighten your ASC's load and boost efficiency here.
  1. 2 cardiology partnerships, practices coming to an end

    Here are two cardiology disputes or partnerships that have been terminated since May 3: 
  2. Illinois gastroenterologist retires after 44 years, 50,000 colonoscopies

    Gastroenterologist David Riedel, MD, has retired following 44 years at Alton (Ill.) Memorial Hospital.
  3. Denver Digestive Health expands

    Denver Digestive Health Specialists, a partner of private equity-backed GI Alliance, opened a new clinic in Arvada, Colo.
  4. The dangers of declining gastroenterology reimbursements

    Colonoscopy demand is continuing to grow as gastroenterologists and GI practices face ever-declining reimbursements. 
  5. 5 highest-paid cardiologists in Cleveland

    The highest-paid cardiologist in Cleveland earns $735,600, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $423,250 cardiologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  6. Meet the physicians leading 5 GI groups

    Here is what to know about the physicians in charge of five of the largest gastroenterology groups in the U.S.:
  7. Rite Aid closes 520+ locations since bankruptcy: What ASCs need to know 

    Rite Aid has shuttered more than 520 locations since it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October, Bloomberg reported May 3. 
  8. The 20 most powerful people in ophthalmology, per Power List

    The annual ophthalmology Power List selects and ranks 100 of the nation's best ophthalmologists, choosing its top 20 industry leaders through a panel of judges who consider cutting-edge industry issues, trends and more. 
  9. Senate tackles drug shortages with new legislation

    The Senate Finance Committee introduced legislation designed to prevent and reduce generic drug shortages in wake of the U.S. seeing the highest number of domestic drug shortages since 2001, The Hill reported May 3.

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months

Featured Podcast