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  1. CVS plans emergence into medical device industry with 1st clinical trial — 9 insights

    CVS Health Corp. is making an at-home hemodialysis device and plans to conduct its first clinical trial this year, MarketWatch reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. 5 key trends for physician recruitment with social media

    Physician recruitment is changing in the digital age.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Surgical Funds launches ASC patient financing program with Health Credit Services

    Dallas-based Surgical Funds launched its services as a flexible patient financing solution for ASCs. The company aims to provide healthcare consumers access to financing for surgical procedures.  By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. 15+ ASC revenue cycle management companies to know

    Here are 16 companies that provide revenue cycle management solutions, services and financing options to ASCs and their patients.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. HOPD vs. ASCs: 5 insights on the reimbursement gap

    CMS determines reimbursement rates for hospital outpatient departments and ASCs using two different measures of inflation, resulting in significant cost differentials.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Should your HOPD convert to an ASC? Here are 4 strategic benefits

    The transition to value based care is driving hospitals to convert hospital outpatient departments into ASCs, reversing the previous ASC-to-HOPD trend, according to a recent whitepaper from Regent Surgical Health.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Pinnacle III's Peak One Surgery Center achieves AAAHC reaccreditation — 4 insights

    Frisco, Colo.-based Peak One Surgery Center was reaccredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care following a March survey.  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. Drs. William Chey, Timothy Scherer & more: 4 GI physicians making headlines

    Here are four gastroenterologists who made headlines this past week.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Common deficiencies cited by AAAASF and how to fix them — Being prepared for a situation affecting the surgeon or anesthesia provider

    In our ongoing series, Becker's ASC Review spoke with American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities’ Director of Accreditation Jeanne Henry about the organization's commonly cited deficiency related to having policies to handle a situation in which the surgeon or anesthesia provider becomes incapacitated.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Alabama 'pill mill' indicted for $7.8M in healthcare fraud — 4 insights

    The federal government indicted four people in connection with a $7.8 million healthcare fraud conspiracy at Birmingham, Ala.-based Care Complete Medical Clinic.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. NueHealth adds 3 senior executives

    Leawood, Kan.-based NueHealth Holdings named three healthcare executives to senior executive positions.  By Laura Dyrda -
  1. 10 cars gastroenterologists are most likely to drive

    Gastroenterologists are most likely to drive Toyotas, according to the Medscape Gastroenterologist Lifestyle Report 2018: Personal Happiness vs Work Burnout.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Omni Eye Services purchases Pennsylvania-based eye center: 5 key points

    Omni Eye Services acquired King of Prussia, Pa.-based Kremer Eye Center, according to PE Hub.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. The importance of finding the right team members: Tips for hiring the right staff for your practice

    Hiring the right people is crucial for your private medical practice. Besides you, they are the face of your office and have a great influence on your reputation. Your team is essentially your business frontline.  By Kelsey Tricoli, Marketing Manager, Advanced Ambulatory Surgery Center -
  4. The top 20 jobs people don't want to quit — 5 are in nursing

    Nurses are among the least likely workers to consider changing careers, according to an Indeed Hiring Lab analysis.  By Shayna Korol -
  5. Coding tip of the day: 'If you didn't document it, it wasn't performed'

    Documentation is the most important part of coding and billing, according to Alliance Medibilling CEO Annette Bolcato. She said the majority of denied claims her company sees are a result of insufficient documentation.  By Angie Stewart -
  6. The top 5 employment risks for ASCs carry a high price tag

    Employment risk events can hurt an ASC's growth, damage culture, impact insurance rates and significantly impact the bottom line if handled improperly, according to a MedHQ report.   By Angie Stewart -
  7. McKesson: 5 ways automating ASC inventory, supply chain management improves outcomes

    Using technology to automate supply chain management helps healthcare organizations — including ASCs — devote more time to patients and boost the bottom line, according to four supply chain experts from McKesson and Supplylogix.  By Angie Stewart -
  8. The Joint Commission reveals 10 most challenging standards — and they might look familiar

    The Joint Commission released its annual list of the 10 standards that posed the greatest challenges for accredited ambulatory healthcare organizations in 2017, and all but one made appearances on the 2016 list.  By Angie Stewart -
  9. Urology net revenue per case at multispecialty ASCs — 7 statistics

    Here are seven statistics on net revenue per urology case at multispecialty ASCs throughout the U.S., according to VMG Health's Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker 2017.  By Angie Stewart -

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