Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Gastrointestinal Associates project lands commercial real estate award for broker — 4 insights

    Michael Honeycutt of Realty Trust Group was awarded Knox News' Deal of the Year award for his firm's work on Knoxville, Tenn.-based Gastrointestinal Associates.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Massachusetts Nurses Association supports ballot question requiring nurse-to-patient ratios, raised $1M in 2017: 5 insights

    Most of the $2.4 million raised by committees supporting and opposing questions on the November 2018 Massachusetts ballot has come from labor unions, with the Massachusetts Nurses Association leading the pack. The nursing union supports a proposal calling for strict nurse-to-patient ratios in hospitals, reports.  By Shayna Korol -
  3. Poll: more nurses than physicians experience patient harassment — 8 key insights

    Significantly more nurses than physicians have been harassed by a patient, according to a Medscape poll.  By Shayna Korol -

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  1. 9 recent ASC acquisitions & partnerships — January 2018

    Here are nine recent ASC acquisitions and partnerships announced in January 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. The 4 things AGA president Dr. Sheila Crowe lobbied for on Capitol Hill

    American Gastroenterological Association President Sheila Crowe, MD, spent the day on Capitol Hill meeting with eight legislators to advocate for issues important to the association.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Arkansas Surgery & Endoscopy Center sold for $3.4 million — 5 insights

    Little Rock-based Arkansas Surgery & Endoscopy Center was sold in a $3.4 million deal, Arkansas Business reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: Jan. 29-Feb. 2

    Here are the five most popular gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — Feb. 5, 2018

    Here are seven updates for ASC leaders to know for Feb. 5, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Campbell Clinic receives 8-year tax abatement for $30M expansion with ASC — 4 insights

    The Germantown (Tenn.) Industrial Development Board awarded Germantown, Tenn.-based Campbell Clinic an eight-year retention pilot for its new expansion, Memphis Daily News reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Maximize your 2018 reimbursements: Know your health plans, know your market, and stay on top of trends

    Maximizing claim reimbursements becomes more challenging every year. As the insurance market continues to transition to cost conscious care, ASCs are confronted with changes that add complexity to their front desk procedures, billings, and collections. Because these developments will continue indefinitely and include new regulations and cost and quality trends, providers today must be cognizant of the changes and market trends.  By Scott Allen, Vice President of Managed Care Contracting, National Medical Billing Services -
  4. 21 statistics on ASC accounts receivable

    Here are 21 statistics on net accounts receivable and days outstanding in A/R based on statistics from VMG Health's Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker 2017.  By Laura Dyrda -
  1. 8 things to know about the growing ASC market — Procedure volume up 22.9%

    Franklin Trust Ratings released a study of surgical procedures in the top 50 largest U.S. markets and found there were 16 million outpatient surgical procedures performed at 894 hospitals and 1,575 ASCs in those markets.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Meet the 15 major players in the global medical devices market

    The global implantable medical devices market is expected to grow with a compound annual growth rate of 7.45 percent between 2016 and 2023, Occams Business Research and Consulting reports.  By Shayna Korol -
  3. New York hospital weighing applying for grant to modernize ASC, other facilities — 3 insights

    Lowville, N.Y.-based Lewis County General Hospital is holding a community engagement meeting to seek input on a grant application it'll use to modernize its ASC, Watertown Daily Times reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Envision Physician Services taps Dr. Srinivas Bollimpalli as VP of pain management — 3 insights

    Srinivas Bollimpalli, MD, will be Envision Physician Services' vice president of pain management.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. Drs. Michelle Long, Angela Alistar & more: 3 GI physicians making headlines

    Here are three gastroenterologists that made headlines this past week.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Suns' Isaiah Canaan undergoes ankle surgery at Gateway Surgery Center — 5 insights

    Phoenix Suns' point guard Isaiah Canaan had his fractured left ankle surgically repaired at Phoenix-based Gateway Surgery Center, AZ Central reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. Medical Facilities Corp. completes acquisition of 7 ASCs through joint venture

    Medical Facilities Corp. completed its acquisition of seven ASCs for $46.5 million through its joint venture with Leawood, Kan.-based NueHealth.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. U of Chicago Medicine snags Washington University in St. Louis physician for leadership role

    University of Chicago Medicine tapped Peter Nagele, MD, to lead its anesthesia and critical care department, effective March 1.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Boston Medical Center, Mount Sinai Health System & more: 5 GI practices in the news

    Here are five practices and hospitals making headlines this week.  By Eric Oliver -

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