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  1. Eye Surgery Center of Knoxville opens surgery center — 3 insights

    The Eye Surgery Center of Knoxville (Tenn.) recently opened the Eye Surgery Center in Powell (Tenn.), the Citizen Tribune reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. 5 most read GI stories May 14-18

    Here are the five most popular gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of May 14 to May 18, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — May 21, 2018

    Here are seven updates for ASC leaders to know for May 21, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -

6 most commonly performed spine and pain procedures

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  1. 33% of physicians put more than $2k in tax-deferred savings each month — 10 statistics

    Forty-three percent of physicians who save more than $2,000 per month in a tax-deferred account are in the 50 year to 64 year age range, according to Medscape's Physician Wealth and Debt Report 2018.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Pediatric Specialists of Virginia's ASC achieves AAAHC reaccreditation — 3 notes

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care reaccredited Fairfax-based Pediatric Specialists of Virginia's pediatric ASC for another three years.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Nueterra Capital brings 2 legal experts on board for NueHealth & other affiliates — 5 things to know

    Scott C. Palecki and Alex Knudson were hired as general counsel and legal project manager, respectively, for Nueterra Capital and its affiliates and subsidiaries.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. HCA aims to acquire AmSurg, partners with KKR in bid for Envision's physician services: 5 things to know

    HCA Healthcare and KKR partnered to make Envision an offer to buy out the company's physician services unit, including AmSurg, according to a Reuters report.  By Laura Dyrda -

6 most commonly performed spine and pain procedures

Tips on how to stay compliant and maximize revenue in your ASC.
  1. Peninsula Vascular Access ASC, Vascular Surgery Associates of Richmond seek approval for new projects — 4 notes

    Hampton, Va.-based Peninsula Vascular Access ASC and Vascular Surgery Associates of Richmond (Va.) submitted certificate of public need applications for new projects.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. The nation's doctor on board: US Surgeon General & anesthesiologist Dr. Jerome Adams assists patient on flight — 5 insights

    The U.S. Surgeon General and board-certified anesthesiologist Jerome Adams, MD, assisted in a medical emergency on a Delta flight from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Atlanta May 16, The Washington Post reports.  By Shayna Korol -
  3. 7 things to know about IBD for World IBD Day

    May 19 is World IBD Day, which aims to raise awareness about inflammatory bowel diseases.  By Shayna Korol -
  4. You've got mail: The Joint Commission's ambulatory care survey is coming — 5 notes

    The Joint Commission is distributing its ambulatory care program customer survey to gain insight into its ambulatory center customers' experiences.   By Angie Stewart -
  1. 18 statistics on ASC size, rental rates

    The largest average ASCs, in terms of square footage, can be found in the South, where rental rates per square feet come at the lowest cost. On the other hand, rental rates in the Pacific region of the U.S. are the highest, according to VMG Health's 2018 Multi-Specialty ASC Benchmarking Study.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 14 physicians open total joint ASC in Oregon with Regent Surgical Health: 5 things to know

    Regent Surgical Health partnered with 14 physicians to open a joint venture surgery center, Oregon Surgical Institute in Beaverton.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. NY multispecialty ASC hosts grand opening: 4 key points

    The grand opening for Port Jefferson Surgery Center in Port Jefferson Station, N.Y., occurred earlier this month, according to a Greater Port Jefferson report.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. The hunt is on: Physician Partners of America seeks physicians for 2 pavilions with ASCs — 5 notes

    Physician Partners of America is 'actively recruiting' partner physicians for facilities it plans to open later this year in Orlando, Fla., and Merritt Island, Fla.  By Angie Stewart -
  5. Viewmont Surgery Center awards $2k scholarship — 4 highlights

    High school student Virginia Tanner is the 2018 recipient of Hickory, N.C.-based Viewmont Surgery Center's annual scholarship.   By Angie Stewart -
  6. 7 statistics on ophthalmology revenue per case by region

    Among all U.S. regions, median revenue per case for ophthalmology was highest in the South, according to VMG Health's 2018 Multi-Specialty ASC Benchmarking Study.   By Angie Stewart -
  7. How special hats can help ASCs slash supply chain costs — 4 tips from Quorum VP Tony Bramer

    Physicians at ASCs are often invested in the facility, with financial ramifications for decisions they make. That investment can make it easier for supply chain leaders to build rapport with physicians and affect change, according to Quorum Purchasing Advantage Vice President Tony Bramer.  By Angie Stewart -
  8. Former GI physician accused of sexually assaulting patients retains medical license — 6 important details

    Lawmakers are questioning the West Virginia Board of Medicine's decision to give a physician accused of sexually assaulting patients permission to retain his medical license, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  9. HFAP renewed as ASC accreditation agency in California — 5 quick notes

    The Medical Board of California approved the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program as an accreditation agency for ASCs in the state.  By Angie Stewart -

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