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  1. SightMD partners with Lindenhurst Eye Physicians & Surgeons — 3 insights

    Hauppauge, N.Y.-based SightMD entered into a strategic partnership with West Babylon, N.Y.-based Lindenhurst Eye Physicians & Surgeons.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Dayton Children's Hospital weighing large outpatient project — 4 insights

    Dayton (Ohio) Children's Hospital is considering developing a five-story outpatient center at its main campus, Dayton Daily News reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 9 ASC developments worth $10M+ — September 2018

    Here are nine ASC developments worth more than $10 million:  By Angie Stewart -

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  1. 200+ total joint replacement ASC in New Jersey opens new location: 4 things to know

    Lawrenceville, N.J.-based Mercer County Surgery Center opened a new location that includes advanced technology for the center's multidisciplinary procedures.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. DaVita Medical will pay $270M to resolve False Claims Act violation allegations: 5 things to know

    DaVita Medical Holdings will pay $270 million to resolve False Claims Act violation allegations related to inaccurate billing information that led to inflated payments from Medicare Advantage Plan beneficiaries.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Here's what the value-based care shift means for ASC supply chains: 2 Qs with Johnson & Johnson expert

    For ASCs — where inventory management looks much different compared to hospitals — the shift to value-based care comes with big opportunities and risks, said Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems' Ruben Taborda, senior director of supply chain customer solutions.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. The strategic changes a New Jersey ASC is making as healthcare shifts to value-based care

    Administrator of Clifton (N.J.) Surgery Center Michael Graziano discusses the changing healthcare landscape and how his ASC will grow in the future.  By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. Physician pay, productivity slows for first time in a decade: 5 report statistics

    An American Medical Group Association report found physician compensation and productivity did not experience a meaningful increase in 2017.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Focus on case costing

    Focusing on case costing analysis helps ASCs determine what the underlying drivers of operational performance are, according to Westchester, Ill.-based Regent Surgical Health.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Colorado orthopedic network including ASCs recapitalizes

    Golden, Colo.-based Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center recapitalized with U.S. Bancorp.  By Shayna Korol -
  4. What's the silver bullet for supply chain management? Z5 Inventory's CEO knows

    A dedicated supply chain manager can make a huge difference for an ASC's bottom line, according to Z5 Inventory CEO Carl Natenstedt.  By Angie Stewart -
  1. Cantel Medical, Dova Pharmaceuticals & more — 3 GI company key notes

    Here are three updates on GI companies from the past week:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. Heartland Orthopedic Specialists' Joint Replacement Center celebrates 10-year anniversary, over 5K successful joint replacements

    Alexandria, Minn.-based Heartland Orthopedic Specialists' Joint Replacement Center, founded in 2008, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 5 strategies to ensure accurate patient identification from The Joint Commission

    The Joint Commission released a new advisory covering how providers can ensure they collect accurate patient identification.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 7 key ways ASCs should be weaving patient experience into marketing strategy

    Successful healthcare marketing for ASCs goes beyond delivering the right message to the right audience; to achieve long-term retention and business growth, it's essential patients see an ASC as a reliable place to receive care, according to Lakewood, Colo.-based Pinnacle III.  By Rachel Popa -
  5. Considering an ASC joint venture? Follow these 6 tips

    Physician-hospital ASC joint ventures can be lucrative when executed skillfully, according to Joan Dentler, Avanza Healthcare Strategies president and CEO.  By Angie Stewart -
  6. How ASCs can improve patient collections — 3 strategies

    ASCs struggle with timely payments even more than hospitals and hospital outpatient departments do, according to Clear Gage.  By Angie Stewart -
  7. Digestive Care Center to construct new facility

    Evansville, Ind.-based Digestive Care Center will break ground on a new facility in Jasper, Ind., Oct. 4, Tristatehomepage.com reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  8. Fairfax Neonatal Associates expands 3 outpatient specialty division teams — 4 details

    Fairfax (Va.) Neonatal Associates' three outpatient divisions each onboarded two new providers this year.  By Angie Stewart -
  9. 4 anesthesia practice updates — September 2018

    Here are four recent updates on anesthesia practices and groups:  By Angie Stewart -

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