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  1. 3 GI practice acquisitions, expansions in November

      Three GI practice expansions and acquisitions to know in November:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. Missoula Bone and Joint opening $16M surgery center — 4 insights

    Missoula (Mont.) Bone and Joint opened its surgery center Dec. 2, which will allow physicians to perform another 1,000 surgeries annually, The Missoulian reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Medical office buildings helping drive outpatient sector growth — 4 insights

    A JLL report examined the trends behind the recent healthcare real estate boom, finding that medical office buildings are contributing to the booming outpatient sector, Connect Commercial Real Estate reports.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. 3 trends affecting ASCs

      Three trends affecting ASCs, according to MnetHealth:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. ASC market saturation, competition & growth areas — 6 key insights

    ASCs are poised to benefit from the consumerization of healthcare and the shift from fee-for-service to value based care, but there are also headwinds to keep in mind, according to Global Healthcare Advisors, an investment bank focused on healthcare mergers and acquisitions.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Eye ASC property listed for $3.9M+

    Coastal Eye Surgery Center's property in Bucksport, Maine, is now on the market, according to Ashish Vakhariya, first vice president of investments and director at Marcus & Millichap.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Mississippi ASC earns orthopedic accreditation

    The Columbus (Miss.) Orthopaedic Outpatient Center has earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for advanced total hip and knee replacement, according to the Mississippi Business Journal.  By Rachel Popa -
  1. Former Tennessee physician pleads guilty to illegal opioid prescribing over 3 years

    Darrel Rinehart, MD, a former internal medicine physician who practiced in Columbia, Tenn., pleaded guilty Dec. 2 to one count of unlawful distribution of controlled substances, the Department of Justice announced.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. What does it take to get an ASC robotics program off the ground? 5 strategies for success

    ASCs should carefully approach robotics purchasing and integration to make the hefty investment worthwhile, according to Andrea Lessner, BSN, RN, who shared her thoughts with The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. How PE investment could affect independent physicians: 3 insights from Dr. Evan Goldfischer

    Independent urologist Evan Goldfischer, MD, secretary of the Large Urology Group Practice Association, spoke to Becker's ASC Review about private equity investment in healthcare and what it could mean for independent physicians.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Orlando surgery center allegedly committed kickback violations & more — 10 ASC industry notes

    Here are 10 updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note:   By Eric Oliver -
  1. The key applications for AI in gastroenterology: Dr. Sushovan Guha weighs in

    Sushovan Guha, MD, PhD, is a gastroenterologist and physician executive director at Banner Digestive Diseases Institute in Phoenix. He shared his thoughts on the uses of artificial intelligence in gastroenterology with Becker's ASC Review.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. 4 companies hiring ASC leaders

    ASC administrators with experience are needed at facilities across the U.S.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. ASCs responsible for $7.5B in Medicare savings, study finds

    ASCs stand to save costs for Medicare and its beneficiaries over the next 10 years, according to an analysis conducted by Brent Fulton, PhD, and Sue Kim, PhD, of the University of California-Berkeley Nicholas C. Petris Center on Health Care Markets and Consumer Welfare.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 4 new orthopedic ASCs & outpatient joint programs announced or established in November

    Here are four new orthopedic ASCs and total joint programs either opened or announced last month:  By Rachel Popa -
  5. Implant center posts prices to help patients during holidays

    San Francisco Dental Implant Center is informing patients about "creative and affordable" financing options.  By Angie Stewart -
  6. Preparing for a total joints program: Key considerations for ASCs

    More ASCs are looking to establish a total joint replacement program due to advancements in medical technologies and a push for more affordable healthcare.  By Alia Paavola -
  7. Georgia hospital to build surgery center — 4 insights

    Atlanta-based Northside Hospital wants to build a 22,500-square-foot surgery center inside its Braselton, Ga., location, The Gainesville Times reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. The 13 PE deals in GI in 2019

    Private equity investors pivoted to gastroenterology hard in 2019, with 13 deals taking place in the year so far.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Muve Health unveils updated Texas ASC specializing in total joints

    Muve Health's Lakeway (Texas) Surgery Center was recently renovated, according to construction company Triangle Construction.  By Rachel Popa -

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