Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 3 orthopedic surgeons to perform outpatient anterior hip replacement in Washington ASC: 5 things to know

    Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery in Vancouver, Wash., is now providing outpatient anterior hip replacement procedures.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Nobilis Health appoints 6th board member: 5 key notes

    Nobilis appointed Susan Watt to its board of directors Jan. 19.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Former Iowa ASC physicians file counter suit in non-compete case, allege wrongful termination: 5 things to know

    In December, Sioux City, Iowa-based Pierce Street Same Day Surgery filed a lawsuit against physician owners to enforce a non-compete clause and prevent them from constructing a new center within four miles of the existing ASC; now the physicians have filed a counter lawsuit alleging Pierce Street wrongfully terminated their operating agreement and interference with business relationships, according to the Sioux City Journal.  By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. Pediatric orthopedic ASC receives Healthcare Design Award — 3 things to know

    The Southern California Development Forum honored the Ambulatory Surgery Center at Los Angeles' Orthopaedic Institute for Children with the Healthcare Design Award.  By Shayna Korol -
  2. Nebraska hospital embracing ASCs in pivot away from full service — 6 things to know

    Midlands Hospital in Papillion, Neb., is in the midst of pivoting its focus away from being a full-service hospital, and it's doing so by embracing ASCs, Live Well Nebraska reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Dr. Steven Goldberg receives American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons honor — 5 insights

    Steven Goldberg, MD, a surgeon partner at Naples, Fla.-based Seaside Surgery Center, was inducted as a candidate member into the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons at their annual meeting in October. Dr. Goldberg is the first Southwest Florida-based orthopedic surgeon to receive this honor.  By Shayna Korol -
  4. Top 3 benefits of AAAHC accreditation in 2017

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care 2017 Return on Investment Survey identified how accreditation has benefited ambulatory healthcare providers.  By Shayna Korol -

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  1. A change is brewing — How former healthcare administrator Phillip Santillanes knew it was time to stir things up

    Former San Antonio-based Medical Center Ophthalmology Associates CEO Phillip Santillanes worked his way up through the healthcare industry in various leadership positions, but after 21 years, knew it was time for a change.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Cancer Treatment Centers of America opens outpatient care center — 4 insights

    Chicago-based Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center opened an outpatient care center, also in Chicago.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 3 surgery centers, hospital compete for NC CON — 5 things to know

    Wilmington Surgery Center, Wilmington ASC, New Hanover Surgical Center and OWP4 and New Hanover Regional are competing for certificate of need approval from the North Carolina Department of Health, WilmingtonBiz reports. All organizations are based in Wilmington, N.C.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Study: Outpatient shoulder surgery in ASCs safe for patients 65+ years

    A study, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, examined the safety of outpatient shoulder surgery in a geriatric population at freestanding ASCs.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: Jan. 22-26

    Here are the five most popular gastroenterology and endoscopy stories from the week of Jan. 22 to Jan. 26, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — Jan. 29, 2018

    Here are seven things ASC leaders should know for Jan. 29, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Decision support system may help anesthesiologists improve care during surgery — 4 things to know

    An intraoperative decision support system with real-time visualizations may help physician anesthesiologists improve the quality of surgical care, a study in Anesthesiology found.  By Shayna Korol -
  4. How leading antimicrobial stewardship programs combat antibiotic resistance — 3 key takeaways

    A new study in The Joint Commission Journal on Safety and Patient Quality identifies trends among prominent antimicrobial stewardship programs combating the threat of antibiotic resistance.  By Shayna Korol -
  5. Cookeville Center for Pain Management owner to pay $1.45M for prescribing 'useless' painkillers

    Matthew Anderson and his management company, PMC, will pay $1.45 million to settle claims Cookeville (Tenn.) Center for Pain Management and its employees improperly billed Medicare and TennCare for painkillers, the Herald Citizen reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Johns Hopkins develops blood test for 8 cancers, 5 of which have no screening option

    Researchers from Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center developed CancerSEEK, a single blood test that screens for eight common cancers, while also identifying the cancer's location.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. Ambulatory Management Solutions launches new anesthesia management company — 4 insights

    Ambulatory Management Solutions, a turnkey anesthesia solutions provider in outpatient healthcare facilities, launched an ambulatory anesthesia management company Plus Anesthesia.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. Drs. Angela Alistar, David Dozer & more: 3 GI physicians making headlines

    Here are three gastroenterologists that made headlines this past week.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. $10M gift sways Massachusetts hospital to dedicate outpatient center to donors

    Tidelands Georgetown (Mass.) Memorial Hospital's soon-to-open surgery center will be named after the late Tom and Jean Yawkey after the Yawkey foundation donated $10 million to the hospital, South Strand News reports.  By Eric Oliver -

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