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  1. 7 ASCs, surgeons introducing robotics in 2019

    A number of surgery centers and clinicians have introduced robotics in 2019.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Why your ASC needs a payer reimbursement program

    In a shifting payer landscape, ASC administrators need to ensure they're optimizing their reimbursement programs to ensure they're collecting everything they're entitled to.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. ASC transactions up 15% in Q2, with 38 M&As

    ASC and physician practice management transactions were up 15 percent year over year in the second quarter of 2019, according to research Hammond Hanlon Camp published on Aug. 1.  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. Vanderbilt acquires 2-campus facility, outpatient services & physician clinics

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center acquired Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon's two-campus facility, physician clinic operations and outpatient services on Aug. 1, according to The Chronicle Of Mt. Juliet.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Every major transaction in GI in 2019

    Gastroenterology has been ripe with M&A activity in 2019. Whether through private equity, strategic acquisition or new partnership, 2019 is turning into a banner year for the specialty.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Physicians Realty Trust Q2 income drops 11% — 5 insights

    Physicians Realty Trust's second-quarter 2019 revenues dropped to $94.9 million from $107 million in 2018, but the company still reported a net gain of $6.7 million.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. 5 quotes from Surgery Partners CEO Wayne DeVeydt on the company's future

    Surgery Partners posted $445.4 million in second-quarter revenues but still had a net loss of $28.6 million on the quarter. Here, CEO Wayne DeVeydt describes the company's performance in a transcript provided by the Motley Fool.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. State-by-state breakdown of top-paying jobs — Surgery, anesthesia & more

    Surgeons are the best-compensated professionals in 15 U.S. states, according to a GOBankingRates compilation.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Mercy weighs partnering with orthopedic practice, surgical facilities

    Mercy, a Chesterfield, Mo.-based health system, is considering a strategic partnership with Orthopaedic Specialists of the Four States, The Joplin Globe reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 'Extensive diligence' behind sale of Arkansas group's space, physician partner says

    The physician partners of Little Rock (Ark.) Diagnostic Clinic entrusted Flagship Healthcare Trust with the acquisition of their medical office building, according to HC+O News.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Washington eye clinic, ASC joins 31-location operator

    Nvision Eye Centers added the Olympia (Wash.) Eye Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery Center to its portfolio.  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. How a 70-physician specialty practice centralized RCM processes — 5 insights

    Maryanne Thompson is the controller for MidLantic Urology, a specialty practice with 46 locations and 70-plus physicians in the U.S.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. These are the 2 Women's Choice 'Best Surgical Centers' in Minnesota

    Women's Choice Award's 2019 Best Surgical Centers list, which came out earlier this year, included two surgery centers in Minnesota: Fairview Maple Grove Surgery Center and ACMC-Marshall Surgery Center.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Florida will soon provide ASC price estimates

    The Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration plans to publicize facility and provider price estimates for the state's ASCs and hospitals, according to Nikole Helvey, chief of health information and transparency.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. East Alabama Medical Center plans $33.7M medical office, ASC investment

    A medical office building is planned for the area where Auburn (Ala.) University is developing a health sciences cluster, Opelika-Auburn News reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  5. Physicians Endoscopy forms a platform & more: 4 GI company key notes

    Here are four updates from gastroenterology companies from the past week:  By Eric Oliver -
  6. New York dermatology surgery center partners with PE firm — 4 insights

    New York City-based Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York partnered and recapitalized with BelHealth Investment Partners and dermatology services organization NavaDerm Aug. 2.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. Wyoming outpatient facility with ASC readies to open — 5 insights

    The Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital and Indian Health Services joint-venture outpatient facility is expected to open this September, the Cherokee Phoenix reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. Surgery Partners posts $28.6M loss on Q2 — 7 insights

    Despite $445.4 million in second-quarter 2019 revenues, Surgery Partners posted a net loss of $28.6 million for the quarter.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Florida development to house ASC, multiple physician groups — 3 details

    Multiple physician groups will lease space in a 77,000-square-foot medical office center underway in Sarasota, Fla., according to  By Angie Stewart -

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