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  1. Dr. Ronnie Garcia reopens cardiology practice

    Ronnie Garcia, MD, has reopened his cardiology practice Baptist Medical Network - Cardiology - Seguin (Texas), formerly Mission Cardiovascular Consultants, in a new, larger location, according to a Jan. 29 report from the Seguin Gazette.
  2. The average signing bonus for 11 ASC specialties

    About 18% of new nursing and healthcare positions offer signing bonuses for new employees, according to new research from job search engine Adzuna. 
  3. Gastroenterology's reimbursement problem

    Low reimbursement rates have plagued gastroenterology for years. Here's what gastroenterologists have to say about how it's affecting the field.

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  1. 5 ASCs hiring administrators

    Here are five ASCs that posted job listings seeking administrators in the last month. 
  2. Kaiser Permanente's ASC strategy: 3 moves to know

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente is one of the U.S.' largest health systems — and it has a major stake in the ASC industry. 
  3. 5 healthcare deals ASCs are eyeing

    Here are five healthcare partnerships, acquisitions and mergers that ASCs should know, as reported by Becker's since Jan. 12:
  4. 6 cardiologists in the headlines

    Here are six cardiologists Becker's has reported on since Jan. 12:

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  1. Amazon's charge into healthcare: How it got here

    Retail giant Amazon has expanded its service offerings to include healthcare in recent years, leaving executives and physicians wondering how the company will disrupt the industry moving forward. But how did what was originally an online bookseller become an all-encompassing player in healthcare?
  2. Prevea Health to close 'majority' of Western Wisconsin health facilities

    Green Bay, Wis.-based Prevea Health plans to close 19 health facilities and two hospitals in Western Wisconsin on or before April 21. 
  3. The best hospitals for cardiac care in 13 states: Healthgrades

    Healthgrades recently released its rankings of the top hospitals for cardiac care in 13 states.
  4. 5 highest paid anesthesiologists in Washington, DC

    The highest paid anesthesiologist in Washington, D.C., earns $618,100 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.

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  1. HCA's workforce by the numbers 

    Here are six stats to know about Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare and its workforce:
  2. Which procedures are migrating to ASCs?

    Four ASC leaders joined Becker's to discuss which procedures are migrating to ASCs. 
  3. The workforce trends concerning ASCs

    Four ASC leaders joined Becker's to discuss the workforce trends that are affecting surgery centers most at the moment. 
  4. FTC sues Novant Health to block $320M acquisition, new ASC build

    The Federal Trade Commission has sued Charlotte, N.C.-based Novant Health to block its $320 million bid to purchase two area hospitals and build a new ASC in Mooresville, N.C., according to a Jan. 25 report from The Charlotte Observer.
  5. Ophthalmologist burnout rate sees a significant decline

    Burnout among ophthalmologists decreased by 9% in the last year, according to Medscape's 2024 "Physician Burnout and Depression Report." 
  6. Cardiologist burnout sees increase

    Burnout among cardiologists has increased by 4 percentage points over the last year, according to Medscape's 2024 "Physician Burnout and Depression Report." 
  7. ASC activity in the South: 3 notes

    Here are three updates on ASC activity in the South that Becker's has reported on since Jan. 17:
  8. American Society of Retina Specialists names president

    Reginald Sanders, MD, has been appointed president of the American Society of Retina Specialists. 
  9. NewYork-Presbyterian to pay $800K to settle false claims allegations

    New York City based-NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital agreed to pay $801,000 to resolve false billings under the Federal False Claims Act.

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