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  1. Average income for GI, orthopedics & other top recruited specialties — 20 statistics

    Orthopedic surgeons are offered the second highest average income of the top 20 recruited specialties, behind invasive cardiologists, according to Merritt Hawkins' 2018 Incentive Review.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. 6 things you should know about the recent changes to New Jersey’s laws regulating ambulatory surgery centers and surgical practices

    On January 12, 2018, former Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie signed into law certain amendments to the Healthcare Facilities Planning Act (N.J.S.A. § 26:2H-12) (the “New ASC Law”), which fundamentally change the landscape of physician-operated “surgical practices” in New Jersey. Owners of existing registered surgical practices and ambulatory surgery investors should be familiar with the ramifications and opportunities that arise from this legislative change.  By Laurajane B. Kastner, Yulian Shtern and Diana M. Fratto -
  3. Hennepin Healthcare installs 1st automated endoscope reprocessor in the US — 4 insights

    Minneapolis-based Hennepin Healthcare partnered with Cantel Medical to install the nation's first Advantage Plus Pass-Thru Automated Endoscope Reprocessor.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. 10 GI physicians making headlines — May 2018

    Here are 10 gastroenterologists who made headlines in May:  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Canton-Potsdam Hospital constructing outpatient facility — 4 insights

    Canton-Potsdam (N.Y.) Hospital is constructing an outpatient surgical facility in Potsdam, The Daily Times reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. St. Elizabeth Healthcare, OrthoCincy building surgical training center — 5 insights

    Edgewood, Ky.-based St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Cincinnati-based OrthoCincy Orthopedics & Sports Medicine are building a surgical training center and conference venue in Erlanger, Ky., the Cincinnati Business Courier reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Envision Healthcare to be acquired for $9.9B & more — 9 ASC company key notes

    Here are nine updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note:  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. NextGen Oral Maxillofacial & Reconstructive Surgery Center now open — 3 insights

    Frisco, Texas-based NextGen oral Maxillofacial & Reconstructive Surgery Center opened to provide cosmetic and reconstructive surgery options to the area, Community Impact reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians recognizes Dr. W. Stephen Minore — 3 insights

    The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians bestowed its distinguished service award on W. Stephen Minore, MD.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. AMA President Dr. David Barbe recognizes Dr. Larry Kosinski — 4 insights

    As he opened the 2018 AMA Annual Meeting, June 9 to June 13 in Chicago, American Medical Association President David O. Barbe, MD, recognized Larry Kosinski, MD, and several others for their efforts to "move medicine."  By Eric Oliver -
  4. 79% of firms will pursue alliances or JVs in the near future — 8 statistics

    The majority of executives are planning healthcare partnerships, alliances and joint ventures to gain access to outside expertise and/or technology, according to a West Monroe Partners and Mergermarket report.  By Angie Stewart -
  1. Outpatient clinics' physicians under 40 make $61k less than older colleagues — 14 statistics

    The earnings gap between older and younger physicians may be slightly smaller in office-based multispecialty groups than in other settings, according to Medscape's 2018 Young Physician Compensation Report 2018.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. 14 hospitals, health systems opening or planning ASCs

    Fourteen hospitals and health systems opened or announced plans for ASCs in May.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. 5 insights from outgoing AGA President Dr. Sheila Crowe

    Sheila Crowe, MD, assessed the state of the American Gastroenterological Association in remarks made at her final Digestive Disease Week as AGA Institute president, June 2 to June 5 in Washington, D.C.   By Eric Oliver -
  4. 5 most read GI stories June 4-8

    Here are the five most popular gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of June 4 to June 8, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — June 11, 2018

    Here are seven things ASC leaders should know for June 11:  By Eric Oliver -
  6. WNY Medical Management receives approval to build ASC — 4 insights

    The New York Department of Health approved Buffalo, N.Y.-based WNY Medical Management's proposal to build a multispecialty ASC in Amherst, N.Y., Buffalo Business First reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. The brilliance of Chris Holden and Amsurg — 6 quick thoughts

    Here are six thoughts on the evolution of Amsurg and its leader, Chris Holden.  By Scott Becker -
  8. KKR acquiring Envision Healthcare for $9.9B — 7 insights

    KKR will acquire Nashville, Tenn.-based Envision Healthcare for about $9.9 billion, or $46 per share.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Central Indiana Orthopedics constructing $52M medical campus with surgery center — 4 insights

    Muncie-based Central Indiana Orthopedics is constructing a 37-acre medical campus with a surgery center and medical office space, the Indianapolis Business Journal reports.  By Eric Oliver -

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