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  1. Make your ASC safer today — HSTpathways CEO Tom Hui tells you how

    HSTpathways CEO Tom Hui told Becker's ASC Review what surgery centers should do to improve their cybersecurity training programs and identified areas administrators can target to make improvements.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. How Surgical Care Affiliates will approach thoughtful growth, value-based care in the future: Q&A with CEO Tony Kilgore

    Tony Kilgore, CEO of Surgical Care Affiliates, discusses the biggest challenges and best opportunities for the company going forward.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Pentax Canada, Gemelli Biotech & more — 3 GI company key notes

    Here are three updates on GI companies from the past week:  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. 4 new GI-driven ASCs and facilities | September 2018

    Here are four new GI driven ASCs and facilities that were opened or announced in September 2018:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. 55 benchmarks to know on ASC operating revenue

    Here are 55 statistics to know on operating revenue for ASCs from VMG Health's 2018 Multi-Specialty ASC Benchmarking Study.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. The Joint Commission releases 4 ambulatory healthcare national patient safety goals for 2019

    The Joint Commission released the 2019 national patient safety goals for ambulatory healthcare.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 3 key challenges for directors of nursing working in ASCs

    Directors of nursing working in ASCs often wear many hats, including staffing issues, according to Westchester, Ill.-based Regent Surgical Health.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. Going on the 'cyberoffensive': Tom Hui shares the 2 steps to take after a cybersecurity breach

    HSTpathways CEO Tom Hui walked Becker's ASC Review through what surgery centers should do in the event of a cybersecurity breach.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Will Amazon shake up the ASC supply chain? Here's what 4 experts say

    Four supply chain experts discuss massive changes on the horizon for ASCs — and how Amazon and other big players could radically disrupt the medical supply chain.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Everett Surgery Center to occupy space in joint venture facility: 3 updates

    Everett Surgery Center will occupy 22,000 square feet of the joint venture facility three Albany, N.Y.-based provider groups are developing, according to Definitive Healthcare.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Surgical Specialists of Charlotte expands into new medical center — 3 insights

    Surgical Specialists of Charlotte (N.C.) entered the Mint Hill area via the newly opened Mint Hill (N.C.) Medical Center, The Weekly Post reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. Clinical results influence 64% of ASC supply chain decision-makers

    ASC supply chain decision-makers are most likely to be influenced by a desire to achieve clinical results, according to Health Industry Distributors Association's 2018 Technology Drives ASC Expansion survey.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. 5 things to about new American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery President Dr. Douglas Lundy

    The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery named Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics' Douglas Lundy, MD, its new president.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Rethink your processes

    Only opening or using supplies as you need them can help ASCs save money on supply chain according to Sam Goldberger, MD, who shared supply chain insights with Eye Care Leaders.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 33 benchmarks to know on physician, nurse salary

    Here are 33 benchmarks on physician and nurse salary from several sources across the industry:  By Rachel Popa -
  5. Spine surgery continues to transition to outpatient setting — Dr. Christopher Summa answers 3 Qs

    Christopher Summa, MD, is a spine surgeon at Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Sutter Health. An experienced surgeon, Dr. Summa highlights his excitements in spine surgery and its transition to the outpatient setting.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. 5 tips for reducing drug costs in ASCs from a pharmacist

    James Martinez, a consulting pharmacist who works with surgery centers in Florida, told The Opthalmic ASC five ways ASCs can keep drug costs down.  By Rachel Popa -
  7. ASCs participate in Zimmer Biomet, Apple study on joint replacement patient experience

    Zimmer Biomet and Apple teamed up to produce the "mymobility" Apple Watch and iPhone app that connects patients and surgical care teams following knee and hip replacement surgery.  By Rachel Popa -
  8. Texas County Memorial Hospital defends tax proposal to finance surgery center construction: 5 notes

    During an Oct. 15 Houston City Council meeting, Texas County Memorial Hospital defended a tax proposal that would help it finish building an on-campus surgery center, Houston Herald reports.  By Angie Stewart -
  9. The $4.89B reason you should own an ASC — 5 insights from Advisory Law Group

    With CMS expecting to pay ASCs $4.89 billion in 2019, physicians should strongly consider surgery center ownership, according to Advisory Law Group's Mark F. Weiss.  By Angie Stewart -

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