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  1. Tenet shakes up its board again & more — 9 ASC company key notes

    Here are nine updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note:  By Eric Oliver -
  2. 7 outpatient spine stories — June 4, 2018

    Here are seven key stories on outpatient spine trends and news.  By Megan Wood -
  3. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Explore purchasing in a low measure

    ASC supply chain leaders should look at the top 25 percent of costliest inventory items and evaluate whether purchasing in a low measure would deliver better long-term results, according to Quorum Purchasing Advantage Vice President Tony Bramer.  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. Motus GI's Pure-Vu System can lower repeated colonoscopy procedure cost by up to 82%

    Motus GI highlighted data showing its Pure-Vu System lowered repeat colonoscopy cost and colorectal cancer incidence rate because of the system's ability to improve colon prep.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. 7 considerations for private equity investments in orthopedics

    While private equity investments have historically focused on recapitalizations in hospital-based practices such as anesthesiology and ophthalmology, Foley & Lardner partner Roger D. Strode anticipates a future wave of orthopedic practice acquisitions.   By Angie Stewart -
  3. HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division joins patient data sharing network — 5 insights

    Houston-based HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division joined Greater Houston Healthconnect, the last major Houston-area health system to do so.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. AGA supports starting CRC screening at 45 — 4 insights

    The American Gastroenterological Association issued a statement in support of the American Cancer Society's updated colorectal cancer guideline, suggesting individuals begin getting screened for CRC at 45.   By Eric Oliver -

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  1. Aurora Health Care sells ownership in 2 ASCs for $7M: 4 key notes

    Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care sold ownership in two joint venture ASCs for around $7 million, according to a BizTimes report.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Colorectal cancer treatment is 2-times more expensive in the US than Canada: 4 insights

    Colorectal cancer treatment costs twice as much in the U.S. as it does in Canada, although the survival rate is almost identical, according to a study presented at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago, detailed in Medscape.  By Shayna Korol -
  3. Holland Eye Surgery & Laser Center alerts 42k patients about 2016 breach — 7 insights

    Holland (Mich.) Eye Surgery and Laser Center recently mailed notification letters to patients affected by a 2016 hacking incident, according to databreaches.net.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. 5 main drivers of healthcare acquisitions

    The top strategic driver of healthcare acquisitions for firms is consolidation or scaling up to increase competitiveness, according to a West Monroe report.   By Angie Stewart -
  1. 6 recent ASC acquisitions & partnerships — May 2018

    Here are six ASC acquisitions and partnerships announced in May 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Stolen storage device compromised data of 607 John A. Moran Eye Center patients — 5 insights

    A storage device stolen from Salt Lake City-based University of Utah's John A. Moran Eye Center contained personal and medical information for 607 patients.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Conway Ophthalmology Associates building surgery center, office building — 4 insights

    Conway (S.C.) Ophthalmology Associates' Charles Proctor, MD, is constructing a new surgery center and office building across the street from his practice, Horry News reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. WNY Medical Management's ASC project 'likely' to be approved — 4 insights

    Buffalo Business First reports Buffalo, N.Y.-based WNY Medical Management's multispecialty ASC project in Amherst, N.Y., will likely be approved.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: May 28-June 3

    Here are the five most popular gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of May 28 to June 3, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — June 4, 2018

    Here are seven things ASC leaders should know for June 4, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. How an Illinois-based ASC is boosting physician recruitment: 3 key questions with Alfonso del Granado

    Alfonso del Granado, administrator of Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based Ashton Center for Day Surgery, sees the erosion of independent practitioners as the biggest issue for his center today. However, he's taking steps to find new and innovative ways to attract patients and boost case volume.  By Laura Dyrda -
  8. Positioning ASCs for value-based care: Q&A with Orthopedic Surgical Center of North Shore CEO Jarett Landman

    Peabody, Mass.-based Orthopedic Surgical Center of the North Shore CEO Jarett Landman discusses the challenges his center faces and where North Shore is headed in the future.  By Laura Dyrda -
  9. How to keep new patients coming in: 5 physician referral strategies for ASCs

    Most ASCs consider referral marketing the most important marketing strategy for continuously bringing in new patients, according to MindStream Creative.  By Angie Stewart -

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