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  1. 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:
  2. 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." 
  3. 5 highest paid ophthalmologists in New York City

    The highest paid ophthalmologist in New York City earns $715,100, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $265,450 ophthalmologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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  1. North Carolina ASC, practice to close

    Asheville, N.C.-based GenesisCare Surgical Specialists will close after its private equity-backed management company GenesisCare filed for bankruptcy, Citizen Times reported Sept. 21. 
  2. New York physician to pay $1.3M to resolve fraud claims 

    New York-based physician Arun Arora, MD, will pay $1.3 million to settle claims he violated the False Claims Act. 
  3. The best hospitals in Texas for cardiac care

    Healthgrades ranked the 100 best hospitals for cardiac care in 2023 — and seven hospitals from Texas earned a spot. 
  4. Surgery Partners CEO joins Teladoc board

    Eric Evans, CEO of Surgery Partners, joined the board of directors for Teladoc, a virtual care company.

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  1. These specialties saw double-digit pay jumps in 2023

    The median yearly compensation increased by 10 percent or more in 11 physician specialties compared to last year, according to Sullivan Cotter's 2022-23 "Physician Compensation and Productivity" report. 
  2. 3 numbers making ASC administrators nervous

    Here are three numbers leaving ASC leaders wary:
  3. Ohio physician convicted of unlawfully distributing opioids

    A Martin's Ferry, Ohio-based physician has been convicted of unlawfully distributing opioids.
  4. What to know about AmSurg in 5 numbers

    Here are five numbers that offer a snapshot of ASC giant AmSurg:  

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  1. Surgery Partners earnings up 70% during CEO Eric Evans' tenure

    Eric Evans joined Surgery Partners in April 2019 as the COO and became CEO in January 2020. Despite the pandemic, Mr. Evans has grown the company significantly during his tenure.
  2. The advice healthcare executives would give their younger selves

    Thirteen physicians in healthcare leadership roles recently joined Becker's to share the advice they would give their younger selves.
  3. 4 moves in the state with the most ASCs

    California has the most ASCs of any state in the U.S., with 848 centers. Florida, the state with the second-largest ASC presence, has 468. 
  4. If ASC leaders won the lottery, what would they buy?

    Many of us have dreamed of winning the lottery, but what would you actually do with the money? 
  5. 4 ASC moves in Texas

    ASC activity has ramped up in the South — particularly in Texas.
  6. What PAs are paid in all 50 states

    The average annual salary for physician assistants in the U.S. is $121,952, according to career website ZipRecruiter.
  7. The 7 best hospitals in Washington for outpatient joint replacements

    Healthgrades ranked the top hospitals for outpatient joint replacements in 2023, including seven in Washington.
  8. 5 highest paid cardiologists in Houston

    The highest paid cardiologist in Houston earns $1,500,000, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $421,330 cardiologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  9. American College of Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery up standards for outpatient care

    The American College of Surgeons and the Society for Vascular Surgery released updated standards for outpatient vascular centers to provide effective care for patients.

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