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  1. Several hospitalized after car crashes into Mississippi surgery center — 4 things to know

    A truck crashed into the Jackson, Miss.-based EyeCare Surgery Center Feb. 19, sending five people to the hospital, according to WAPT News. Here are four things to know:  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Former Surgery Partners CEO resigns from board & more — 8 ASC company key notes

    Here are eight updates on ASC companies and industry relevant companies to note:  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 5 tips to improve ASC implant payments

    Implants typically require a significant investment on the part of an ASC, which makes it critical to capture reimbursement for these FDA-approved devices. Missing an implant payment can instantly turn a profitable procedure into a money loser.  By Angela Mattioda, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management Services, Surgical Notes RCM -

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  1. Driscoll Children's Hospital raises $980k for new pediatric ICU, outpatient surgery center

    A Jan. 26 fundraiser for Corpus Christi, Texas-based Driscoll Children's Hospital raised more than $980,000. The money will go toward the hospital's new North Pavilion, which will house a new pediatric intensive care unit and a new outpatient surgery center, according to KIII News.  By Shayna Korol -
  2. National healthcare expenditure projected to reach $5.7T by 2026 — 7 insights

    Health expenditure is projected to capture an increasing share of the U.S. economy, climbing to 19.7 percent of GDP by 2026, according to a report by the CMS Office of the Actuary. Here are seven insights:  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Carolinas Centers for Sight offers $3k procedure to treat presbyopia — 5 insights

    Howard Greene, MD, is one of three ophthalmologists in South Carolina to perform Kamra Inlay, a surgery that improves blurry reading vision and helps the eye focus on nearby objects, according to The Sumter Item. Here are five insights:  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Surgical physicians group relocating — 3 insights

    Muncie, Ind.-based IU Health Ball Memorial Physicians Associates in Surgery will soon relocate to a new office in Muncie, the Star Press reports.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. Vermont newspaper opposes surgery center regulation bill — 6 insights

    The Vermont Senate introduced a bill that the Burlington Free Press said would place undue regulatory burdens on Colchester, Vt.-based Green Mountain Surgery Center.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Specialty Orthopedic Group building facility with surgery center — 5 things to know

    Tupelo, Miss.-based Specialty Orthopedic Group is building a 33,000-square-foot facility scheduled to open in February 2019, according to the Daily Journal.  By Shayna Korol -
  3. If you still own your ASC — 7 questions to consider

    If you are an ASC owner and have not already sold a majority interest in your ASC, we believe that no matter where you are in the lifecycle of your ASC or affiliated practice, that the following would be of interest to you.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 3 orthopedic surgery coding tips from Apache Health's President

    Sean McSweeney, founder and president of Apache Health, a Los-Angeles based medical billing company, gave three helpful tips for orthopedic surgery coding.   By Angie Stewart -
  1. Former Surgery Partners CEO Michael Doyle resigns from board — 4 insights

    Former Surgery Partners CEO Michael Doyle resigned from the company's board of directors Feb. 16 after more than a decade of service, Market Exclusive reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. KLAS names HSTpathways a category leader in the ASC space — 4 insights

    Research and insights firm KLAS named HSTpathways a leader in the ASC Solutions category.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Michigan Pain Specialists 1st in state to use Spectra WaveWriter system — 4 insights

    Adrian-based Michigan Pain Specialists providers are using the Spectra WaveWriter Spinal Cord Stimulator System to help patients cope with chronic pain, Lenconnect.com reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: Feb. 12-16

    Here are the five most popular gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of Feb. 12 to Feb. 16, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — Feb. 19, 2018

    Here are seven things ASC leaders should know for Feb. 19, 2018.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Private equity in the ASC market — key transactions & 2018 outlook

    Despite the overall lack of total growth in the ASC market, the interest of private equity in ASCs remains very significant.  By Scott Becker and Laura Dyrda -
  7. Dr. A. Richard Pschirrer Jr., one of the first US ASC owners, dies

    A. Richard Pschirrer Jr., MD, 81, died from complications related to Alzheimer's disease Feb. 12, the Sentinel Source reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. Drs. James Leavitt, Bishr Omary & more: 5 GI physicians making headlines

    Here are five gastroenterologists that made headlines this past week:  By Eric Oliver -
  9. 75k for OrthAlign — Company celebrates procedure milestone

    OrthAlign has been used in 75,000 nativation-assisted joint replacement surgeries.  By Eric Oliver -

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