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  1. 5 highest-paid cardiologists in Oklahoma City

    The highest-paid cardiologist in Oklahoma City earns $823,600, 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.
  2. 4 cardiology leadership appointments in 1 month

    Here are four cardiologists stepping into leadership roles that Becker's has reported on since April 9:
  3. Florida's highest-performing ASCs 

    U.S. News & World Report announced its first ratings of the highest-performing ASCs on May 14.

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  1. 'They have become fearful': How physicians have lost autonomy

    Kenneth Candido, MD, CEO and president of Chicago Anesthesia Associates:joined Becker's to discuss why physicians are leaving medicine.
  2. Anesthesiologist hourly pay vs. minimum wage by state

    Anesthesiologists earn $219.16 per hour in Nebraska, the state with the highest average hourly wage for anesthesiologists, compared to the state's minimum wage of $12.00 per hour.
  3. Former UCLA physician gets $14M in discrimination case

    Lauren Pinter-Brown, MD, a former oncologist at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center was awarded $14 million in a gender discrimination lawsuit verdict, the Daily Bruin reported May 12. 
  4. The 10 AI algorithms FDA-cleared for gastroenterology

    As of May 13, the FDA has cleared 882 AI/ML-enabled medical devices, including 10 gastroenterology products. 

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  1. The 9 AI algorithms FDA-cleared for anesthesiology

    As of May 13, the FDA has cleared 882 AI/ML-enabled medical devices, including nine anesthesiology products.
  2. 5 Texas hospital closures, bankruptcies 

    Texas has lost more than 20 hospitals since 2005, according to the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, which could mean a rise in volume for ASCs in the region.
  3. What's new with Kaiser?

    From executive promotions to layoffs, here are five updates from Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente since April 25:
  4. The country's highest-performing ASCs: U.S. News

    U.S. News & World Report announced its first ratings of the best ambulatory surgery centers on May 14.

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  1. Private equity backer dismissed from US Anesthesia Partners antitrust suit

    A federal judge has ruled that the Federal Trade Commission may proceed with a lawsuit against anesthesiology practice manager U.S. Anesthesia Partners, but its creator, private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, may be dismissed from the case. 
  2. Married Ohio cardiology leaders to retire

    Two cardiology leaders at OhioHealth's Mansfield Hospital are retiring following more than 20 years with the system. 
  3. Cardiologist hourly pay vs. minimum wage by state

    Cardiologists earn more than $251 per hour in Minnesota, the state with the highest average hourly wage for cardiologists, compared to the state's minimum wage of $8.85 per hour.
  4. The 3 states with the most top-ranked ASCs

    U.S. News & World Report has released its inaugural list of the top ASCs in the nation, recognizing hundreds of facilities across four categories, including urology, orthopedics, gastroenterology and ophthalmology. 
  5. Colonoscopy facility fees by state

    Colonoscopies performed in the ASC setting often cost patients between $1,000 and $1,400, depending on the state they are performed in. 
  6. Arizona office building owners seek rezoning for medical use

    A pair of two-story office buildings in Chandler, Ariz., could soon be rezoned for medical office use, according to a May 13 report from the Phoenix Business Journal.
  7. The best ASCs in the 5 largest US cities

     U.S. News & World Report has released its inaugural list highlighting thousands of the top ASCs across the nation. 
  8. The best gastroenterology ASCs: US News

    U.S. News & World Report released its inaugural ranking of best ambulatory surgery centers May 14.
  9. The best urology ASCs of 2024: US News

    U.S. News & World Report has released its inaugural list of the top ASCs in the nation, recognizing 52 facilities as the best in the nation for urological care. 

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