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  1. 20 statistics on ASC full-time staffing

    Here are 20 statistics on ASC full-time equivalent staffing from VMG Health's Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. What percent of physicians think they're fairly compensated?

    Medscape released its 2018 Medscape Physician Compensation Report examining a variety of compensation-related factors throughout the industry.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Advanced Surgical Care of Boerne opens new ASC, completes 1st total joint replacement

    Advanced Surgical Care of Boerne (Texas) opened a surgery center in Boerne and completed its first outpatient total joint replacement.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. Construction continues on new $11.7M surgery center in Florida — 5 insights

    Fleming Island, Fla.-based Baptist Clay Medical Center is in the midst of constructing a 17,000-square-foot surgery center on Fleming Island, The Florida Times-Union reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. 10 things to know about Pinnacle III

    Pinnacle III has developed over 40 centers in 18 states since it was established in 1999.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. The Joint Commission proposes new pain standards with emphasis on opioid safety — 3 key changes

    The Joint Commission proposed new standards for pain assessment and management in ambulatory settings and office-based surgery settings.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Sen. John McCain in stable condition after intestinal surgery — 4 insights

    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., underwent surgery for an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, azcentral.com reports. He is in stable condition.   By Shayna Korol -

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  1. 6 things to know about Evoke Pharma

    Solana Beach, Calif.-based Evoke Pharma is a pharmaceutical company focused on developing drugs for the treatment of gastrointestinal disease.  By Shayna Korol -
  2. Allergan paying $3.5M to settle whistleblower suit over defective Lap-Bands — 6 insights

    Allergan reached a settlement in the whistleblower suit brought against its former Lap-Band product business, according to the DOJ.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Modio Health's physician credentialing technology receives top billing for ambulatory products

    KLAS awarded Modio Health's provider credentialing software the top score of all other ambulatory competitors.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. 7 trends in hospital-based physician compensation

    MD Ranger released its physician compensation benchmarks covering hospital payment to physicians for various services, including call coverage, leadership and telemedicine.  By Laura Dyrda -
  1. Advantia acquires Women's Health and Surgery Center — 6 insights

    Arlington, Va.-based Advantia Health acquired the Women's Health and Surgery Center, which has locations in Stafford, Va. and Fredericksburg, Va. The transaction was announced by Global Healthcare Advisors.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. 5 things to know about a physician-led health plan partnership

    With North Carolina transitioning from a fee-for-service model to Medicaid managed care plans in 2019, a partnership has emerged between MeridianHealth and Community Care Physician Network.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. The 2 reasons why Amazon tabled its plan to sell drugs to hospitals — and why ASCs might be a better bet

    Amazon has shelved plans to sell and distribute pharmaceutical products through Amazon Business, sources told CNBC.   By Angie Stewart -
  4. ASCA welcomes new board members, officers — 5 insights

    The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association made a series of officer and board of directors' appointments.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. A&G Realty Partners looks to break into healthcare sector — 4 insights

    Melville, N.Y.-based A&G Realty Partners developed a healthcare real estate holding division, ABL Advisor reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. 25 statistics on ASC payer mix as a percent of collections — Commercial is No. 1

    Here are 25 statistics on ASC payer mix as a percent of collections from VMG Health's Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. What's in your benefits package? 13 statistics on employment benefits

    Medscape released its 2018 Medscape Physician Compensation Report examining a variety of compensation-related factors throughout the industry.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. WellStar Health opens outpatient surgery center — 3 insights

    Marietta, Ga.-based WellStar Health System opened an outpatient surgery center in Vinings, Ga., April 16, CBS 46 reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. UnitedHealthcare terminates Envision Healthcare's contract & more — 9 ASC company key notes

    Here are updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note.  By Eric Oliver -

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