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  1. 10 insights from ASC leaders in 2018

    Here are 10 key insights ASC leaders shared in 2018 on how to handle challenges and take advantage of opportunities:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. 5 must-know research studies on hand hygiene in 2018

    Here are five studies published in 2018 covering topics related to hand hygiene.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Seek new opportunities

    The shift to value-based care poses both risks and new opportunities for ASCs in the area of inventory management, according to Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems' Ruben Taborda, senior director of supply chain customer solutions.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. Vascular ASC uses new dialysis technology: 3 things to know

    Nephrologists Randy Cooper, MD and Umar Waheed, MD, used the Ellipsys Vascular Access System to create a percutaneous arteriovenous fistula at the Tempe, Ariz.-based SKI Vascular Center.  By Rachel Popa -
  2. 28 statistics to know on healthcare acquisitions

    Here are 28 statistics to know on healthcare acquisitions:  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Dr. Alejandro Badia, founder & CMO of OrthoNOW discusses outpatient orthopedic surgery in ASCs

    The consumer demand for accessible and affordable care is driving patients to specialty clinics and surgery centers, according to Alejandro Badia, MD, the founder and CMO of Doral, Fla.-based OrthoNOW.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. TriStar Health plans ASC, MOB in Brentwood: 3 things to know

    The Nashville, Tenn.-based TriStar Health System filed an application to construct a medical office building and ASC in Brentwood, Tenn., according to the Nashville Post.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. Drs. Wendy Garrett, Craig Christensen & more: 5 GI physicians making headlines

    Here are five gastroenterologists recently featured in the news:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. 5 must-read articles for the ASC industry this week: Nov. 30-Dec. 6

    Here are the top five most-read articles on Becker's ASC Review for the week of Nov. 30 through Dec. 6:  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 5 must-reads for ASCs developing an infection control program

    Here are five articles for ASC leaders to reference when developing an infection control program:  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Comment period on proposed ASC extended — 7 things to know

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Health failed to inform officials and the public that it issued a staff report recommending the approval of a proposed ASC at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Mass., according to Medford Wicked Local.  By Shayna Korol -
  1. 9 statistics to know on ownership, controlling interests in ASCs

    Here are nine statistics to know on controlling interests and ownership in ASCs from HealthCare Appraisers:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. San Ramon surgery center receives da Vinci robot

    The San Ramon (Calif.) Regional Medical Center moved its da Vinci Si Surgical System to its surgery center after the hospital acquired the da Vinci Xi Surgical System.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Quality of recovery similar in outpatient, inpatient total knee arthroplasty surgery: 4 study insights

    Research published in the Journal of Arthroplasty examined the quality of recovery and outcomes two years after outpatient total knee arthroplasty.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. Steps ASCs can take to avoid these 4 common billing mistakes

    Billing mistakes can affect a surgery center's bottom line, according to Regent Revenue Cycle Management:  By Rachel Popa -
  5. 11 healthcare fraud, lawsuit stories of 2018: ASCs, surgeons & more

    Here is a recap of 11 healthcare fraud and lawsuit stories of 2018:  By Rachel Popa -
  6. 5 must-read articles for GI physicians this week: November 29-December 5

    Here are the most-read gastroenterology stories for the week of Nov. 29 through Dec. 5:  By Rachel Popa -
  7. To research insurance benefits or have a colonoscopy? You pick

    Aflac asked people on the street whether they'd rather spend time researching their insurance benefits, give a public speech or have a colonoscopy.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. Despite increased demand for imaging services, high costs leave providers scrambling — 3 insights

    Buffalo Business First released its list of the largest Buffalo (N.Y.) Diagnostic Imaging Centers, finding while demand is up for imaging services so is cost.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. The Joint Commission awards Muve Lakeway ASC total hip & knee replacement certification — 4 insights

    The Joint Commission awarded Muve Lakeway (Texas) Ambulatory Surgery Center and Muve Lakeway Surgical Stay Suites its Gold Seal of Approval.  By Eric Oliver -

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