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  1. 5 gastroenterologists to know

    Here are five physicians to know who specialize in gastroenterology:
  2. EyeCare Partners to team up with Retinal Associates of Oklahoma

    St. Louis-based EyeCare Partners has partnered with Retinal Associates of Oklahoma to create more specialty retina care practices within Oklahoma. 
  3. Saint Joseph Hospital receives 3 GI Genius modules

    Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Ky., has become the first hospital in the state to perform AI-assisted colonoscopies after receiving three GI Genius units as part of Medtronic's Health Equity Assistance program.

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  1. How leaders plan to ensure quality despite disruptions and 7 other supply chain updates

    Here are eight supply chain updates reported by Becker's since Dec. 21:
  2. 9 new cardiology ASCs

    Here are nine newly opened or proposed cardiology-focused ASCs reported by Becker's since Dec. 7:
  3. Gastro Health acquires Washington practice with endoscopy center

    Gastro Health acquired Gastroenterology Associates in Olympia, Wash.
  4. Top 20 outpatient prescription medications 

    Atorvastatin calcium makes up 2.8 percent of outpatient prescription medication claims, according to a Dec. 30 report from Definitive Healthcare. 

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  1. Physician pays $90K to settle false billing allegations

    Cypress, Texas-based podiatrist Amr El-Khashab, DPM, agreed to pay $90,000 to resolve allegations he submitted false claims, the U.S. Justice Department said Jan. 3. 
  2. Kentucky medical office building sold for $8.7M

    Capital Real Estate Group-U.S. Healthcare Investment Sales sold a four-building medical office portfolio in Lexington, Ky., for $8.75 million, according to a Jan. 4 press release sent to Becker's. 
  3. 56k-square-foot medical office to be constructed in Minnesota

    The Apple Valley (Minn.) Planning Commission has recommended the approval of a planned 56,595-square-foot medical office building on the city's largest piece of undeveloped land, according to a Dec. 30 report from the Sun This Week. 
  4. Texas & ASCs: 5 updates

    Texas is the state with the second most ASCs in the country. 

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  1. Anesthesiologists in the headlines: 3 updates in 2 weeks

    Here are three anesthesiologists making headlines since Dec. 21:
  2. 5 statistics on physician pay

    Here are five key statistics on physician compensation:
  3. Ohio surgeon has license suspended after livestreaming procedures on TikTok

    The State Medical Board of Ohio has suspended the license of plastic surgeon Katherine Roxanne Grawe, MD, for livestreaming procedures to her followers on TikTok, according to a Jan. 4 report from Medscape. 
  4. Tennessee medical office building acquired

    A medical office building in Memphis, Tenn., was acquired by outpatient healthcare real estate firm Flagship Healthcare Properties, ConnectCre reported Jan. 3.
  5. EyePoint Pharmaceuticals taps new president

    EyePoint Pharmaceuticals has tapped its COO, Jay Duker, MD, as its next president. 
  6. Premier Eye Care acquired by private equity-backed Health Network One

    Boca Raton, Fla.-based Premier Eye Care has been acquired by Health Network One, a health management company backed by private equity investment firm H.I.G. Capital. 
  7. New guidelines encourage anesthesiologists to gauge patients' cannabis use

    New guidelines from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine instruct physicians to ask patients about their cannabis use before undergoing procedures requiring anesthesia.
  8. One GI, US Digestive Health and more: 12 moves in Q4

    Here are 12 moves from major gastroenterology groups that Becker's has reported in the fourth quarter of 2022:
  9. Gut disorders caused by rumination often go misdiagnosed, study says

    Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have found that rumination syndrome, which may cause gastrointestinal issues, often goes undiagnosed, The Print reported Jan. 3. 

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