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  1. Beaumont building surgery center near main campus — 4 insights

    Royal Oak, Mich.-based Beaumont Health is building an outpatient surgery center across from its main campus, according to a Beaumont representative who confirmed a Crain's Detroit Business report.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Omni Orthopedics breaking ground on new surgery center — 5 insights

    Canton, Ohio-based Omni Orthopedics will break ground on a surgery center April 27, CantonRep.com  reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Milford Regional Medical Center opens outpatient center — 3 insights

    Milford (Mass.) Regional Medical Center opened an outpatient center in Franklin, Mass., the Worcester Business Journal reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. 3 ASC payment-collection tips

    Jho Outlaw, senior vice president of revenue cycle services for ASC software company Surgical Information Systems and Jessica Nelson, director of revenue cycle services for SIS shared their insights on how to effectively collect payment after a patient's surgery.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. Drs. Tolga Erim, Ashish Nimgaonkar & more: 4 GI physicians making headlines

    Here are four gastroenterologists who were featured in the news in the last week:  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 5 must-read articles about ASCs April 12-18

    Here are five of the most-read articles on Becker's ASC Review for the week of April 12-18:  By Rachel Popa -
  4. What it takes to build and maintain a healthy joint venture ASC: 3 key thoughts

    Jill Thrasher, administrator of Frisco, Texas-based Baylor Scott & White Sports Surgery Center at the Star, discusses the key concepts for developing a great joint venture relationship between physicians and hospital administrators.  By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. Value-based care, robotic technology and constant improvement for ASCs: Key thoughts from Regent Surgical Health CEO Chris Bishop

    Chris Bishop, CEO of Regent Surgical Health, discusses the biggest trends for the ASC industry today.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Joseph D'Agostino: Key thoughts on where the ASC industry is headed

    Joseph D'Agostino is the administrator of Advanced Surgery Center - Perimeter in Sandy Springs, Ga., a freestanding multispecialty center.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 10 things to know about ASC procedures

    More procedures are migrating to the outpatient setting, including knee and hip arthroplasty procedures, according to data from MedPAC and Advisory Board.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 3 things to know about outpatient cervical total disc replacement

    Cervical total disc replacement is safe to perform in the outpatient setting, according to new research published in Spine.  By Rachel Popa -
  1. 3 ways to improve patient collections at your ASC

    Jho Outlaw, senior vice president of revenue cycle services for ASC software company Surgical Information Systems and Jessica Nelson, director of revenue cycle services for SIS weighed in on how to improve patient collection after surgery.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. The key financial concepts and payer trends for ASCs today

    Thomas K. Miller, MD, is the sports medicine chief at Carilion Clinic Institute for Orthopaedic and Neurosciences in Roanoke, Va.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 4 trends in hospital M&A — was the slow Q1 a harbinger for the future?

    Acute hospital transactions were down in the first quarter of 2019, according to a report from Ponder.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. New York, Pennsylvania & Vermont lead value-based care shift — 4 states are behind the curve

    The number of states and territories implementing value-based payment initiatives has grown seven-fold in five years, with New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont leading the charge, according to Change Healthcare.  By Angie Stewart -
  5. Louisiana neurologist allegedly defrauded government of nearly $1.7M

    Louisiana neurologist Anil Prasad, MD, was charged with conspiring to dispense controlled substances and commit healthcare fraud, according to the Department of Justice.  By Angie Stewart -
  6. Kentucky physicians facing charges in 6-state 'Opioid Strike Force Takedown' — 3 key details

    Physicians in Kentucky are among 53 medical professionals in six states facing charges related to a widespread opioid crackdown, according to the Department of Justice.  By Angie Stewart -
  7. Prescribing via Facebook, illegal billing & more: 5 charges in Kentucky opioid crackdown

    Five medical professionals in Kentucky's Eastern District were charged in connection to schemes involving healthcare fraud and the illegal distribution of controlled substances, according to the Department of Justice.  By Angie Stewart -
  8. Green Mountain Surgery Center seeks to expand ahead of opening, met with resistance — 5 insights

    Although Colchester, Vt.-based Green Mountain Surgery Center has yet to open, it is already seeking board approval to expand services, the VTDigger reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Alabama physicians charged in DOJ takedown for unlawful opioid prescription —- 5 details

    Two physicians were charged by the Department of Justice in its Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force takedown.  By Rachel Popa -

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