Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Refractive surgery center enrolls patients in clinical study: 3 details

    Omaha, Neb.-based Kugler Vision's Lance Kugler, MD, joined the AcuFocus IC-8 intraocular lens clinical study.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. How much revenue do ASCs devote to operating expenses? 56 benchmarks to know

    Here are 56 benchmarks on ASC operating expenses from VMG Health's 2018 Multi-Specialty ASC Benchmarking Study.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Orthopedics is the No. 1 specialty at Medicare-certified multispecialty ASCs — 20 statistics

    Orthopedic procedures are the most common ones performed in multispecialty ASCs, according to an Ambulatory Surgery Center Association graphic based on 2017 data from CMS.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. Is radiology a more desirable specialty than orthopedics? Some surgeons think so — 26 statistics

    Medpage Today's 2018 orthopedic salary survey evaluated job satisfaction among orthopedic surgeons.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. 5 ways ASCs can avoid revenue leaks

    Fort Myers, Fla.-based Serbin Medical Billing outlined five ways ASCs can prevent revenue leaks through patient financial counseling and insurance verification.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. TriHealth, Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine become Cincinatti's largest orthopedic care providers with new facility — 5 insights

    TriHealth entered into a development agreement with Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine to create an orthopedic hospital, the Cincinnati Business Courier reports. Both are based in Cincinnati.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Dayton Children’s Hospital opens multispecialty outpatient center — 4 insights

    Dayton (Ohio) Children’s Hospital opened an outpatient medical office in Troy, Ohio, the Dayton Daily News reports.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. Shiners Healthcare for Children-Twin Cities switches to outpatient-only — 5 insights

    Minneapolis-based Shriners Healthcare for Children-Twin Cities is exploring a sale as the health system shifts to an outpatient-only format, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. The 6 specialties osteopathic physicians opted for on match day

    The American Osteopathic Association shared results from its 2019 AOA Match, which saw more than 500 osteopathic physicians placed into residency programs.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 4 orthopedic ASCs, outpatient facilities opened in January

    Here are four orthopedic-focused ASCs and outpatient facilities opened or announced in January:  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Surgery centers share accomplishments, lessons learned and goals

    The beginning of a new year provides an opportunity to reflect back on the previous year and look forward to a year of unlimited potential. To learn about the 2018 experiences and 2019 objectives of ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) throughout the country, we reached out to users of "The Note Pad," an online community developed exclusively for Surgical Notes clients.  By Randy Bishop, President/Chief Operating Officer, Surgical Notes -
  1. HCA Healthcare grows outpatient cases 3.2% in 2018 & more — 8 ASC industry notes

    Here are eight updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note:  By Eric Oliver -
  2. ASC team building & staff optimization: Key thoughts for start-up and turnaround center leaders

    Patrick Garman, executive administrator at Monongahela, Pa.-based Spartan Health Surgicenter, discusses the key staffing challenges and opportunities at his center.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Physician-owned hospital in Kansas takes on minority owner, looks to expand: 4 key points

    A Kansas-based surgical hospital took on a new minority owner, according to a report in The Mercury.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Top 6 supply chain tips to know — Automation, supplies recycling & more

    Here is a collection of the top supply chain insights published by Becker's ASC Review:  By Rachel Popa -
  5. 3 top insights from ASC infection control experts

    Looking to improve infection control processes in your ASC? Check out the following Q&As published on Becker's ASC Review:  By Rachel Popa -
  6. 56 ASC benchmarks to know on regional operating expenses per case

    Here are 56 benchmarks on ASC operating expenses per case from VMG Health's 2018 Multi-Specialty ASC Benchmarking Study.  By Rachel Popa -
  7. 7 statistics to know on orthopedic surgeon employment

    Medpage Today's 2018 orthopedic salary survey compared orthopedic surgeon pay across specializations, facility types and other factors.  By Rachel Popa -
  8. Andrews Institute for Othopaedics & Sports Medicine physician weighs in on outpatient surgery: 3 insights

    Physicians at Gulf Breeze, Fla.-based The Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine perform approximately 600 joint replacements a year, with about 15 to 20 percent of them performed as outpatient procedures, according to the Pensacola News Journal.  By Rachel Popa -
  9. EyePoint launches micro-insert in the US — 3 insights

    EyePoint Pharmaceuticals commercially launched its biopharmaceutical product Yutiq in the U.S.  By Angie Stewart -

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