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  1. Pennsylvania medical office building evacuated

    A St. Luke's University Health Network medical office building in Allentown, Pa., was evacuated Saturday morning after downed wires were discovered in a wall, according to a Sept. 23 report from Lehigh Valley Live.
  2. 2 health system layoffs in 1 week

    Here are two health systems laying off employees that Becker's has reported on since Sept. 21: 
  3. 5 things to know about US Digestive Health

    Here are five fast facts about gastroenterology-focused management service organization U.S. Digestive Health: 

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  1. The 2 best hospitals in Utah for outpatient joint replacements

    Healthgrades ranked the top hospitals for outpatient joint replacements in 2023, including two in Utah.
  2. 5 highest paid anesthesiologists in Chicago

    The highest paid anesthesiologist in Chicago earns $730,000 per year, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $302,970 anesthesiologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  3. Who leads the 5 largest ASC chains?

    United Surgical Partners International, AmSurg, SCA Health, HCA Healthcare and Surgery Partners lead the ASC market by number of centers.
  4. Gastroenterologists, GI patients ask Congress to fight back against prior authorization

    Gastroenterologists and patients joined together on Capitol Hill to highlight their concerns to Congress over prior authorization.

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  1. Cardiology organizations seeking to create new medical board

    The American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America, the Heart Rhythm Society, and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions have come together to create a new board for cardiovascular medicine. 
  2. Missouri physicians, practices pay $650K to settle kickback allegations

    Three physicians and their practices have agreed to pay $653,796 to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they received illegal kickbacks in return for referring patients to laboratories in Texas, California and Florida.
  3. FTC sues US Anesthesia Partners, private equity firm

    The Federal Trade Commission has sued U.S. Anesthesia Partners and its creator, private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.
  4. What NPs are paid in all 50 states

    The average annual salary for nurse practitioners in the U.S. is $131,543, according to career website ZipRecruiter.

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  1. 10 physicians suing their former employer in 2023

    Here are 10 cases of physicians suing their former employers that Becker's has covered in 2023:
  2. Physician wins $3.2M in ‘slip-and-fall’ suit against hospital

    Oral and maxillofacial surgeon John Alonge, DDS, has been awarded $3.2 million after he slipped and fell in an operating room at Erie, Pa.-based Saint Vincent Hospital. 
  3. Private practice is 'not able to compete': Why employment could be safer in this market

    Walter Steigleman, MD, ophthalmologist and professor at Gainesville-based University of Florida, joined Becker's to discuss private practice versus employment in the current market. 
  4. Anesthesiologists in the headlines: 3 stories to know

    Here are three anesthesiologist or anesthesia-related stories Becker's has covered in the last week:
  5. 4 physicians facing legal trouble over illegal opioid distribution

    Here are four physicians and former physicians who are facing legal battles over unlawful opioid distribution that Becker's has reported on since Aug. 31:
  6. The 10 physician specialties with largest pay jumps

    Internal medicine hospitals saw the highest increase in pay in 2023 compared to last year, according to Sullivan Cotter's 2022-23 Physician Compensation and Productivity Report. 
  7. CMS settles $9.2M in Stark law self disclosures: 3 things to know

    CMS settled a record number of 104 Stark law self disclosures in 2022, totaling more than $9.2 million, according to a Sept. 18 JDSupra report from law firm McGuireWoods. 
  8. 20 CEO shake-ups in 2 weeks

    Here are 20 leaders who have taken on or stepped down from CEO roles reported by Becker's since Sept. 7:
  9. Median pay for cardiologists jumps 9%

    The median pay for invasive and interventional cardiology physicians rose 9 percent from 2022 to 2023, according to Sullivan Cotter's 2022-23 "Physician Compensation and Productivity Report." 

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