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  1. California ASC raises over $100K

    Windsor, Calif.-based PDI Surgery Center raised more than $100,000 through its annual "Make Kids Smile" charity dinner.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Vermont senate proposes bill to license, regulate independent ASCs — 5 insights

    Vermont could soon have a framework in place to establish and regulate independent ASCs, the VT Digger reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Piedmont Outpatient Surgery Center Administrator Brandi Cunningham on boosting staff performance

    Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Piedmont Outpatient Surgery Center Administrator Brandi Cunningham, RN, BSN shared the details behind POSC's incentive program and how it's boosted staff performance.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. Here's how severe physician burnout is — 7 statistics

    Burnout is at peak severity for 10 percent of physicians, according to the Medscape National Physician Burnout, Depression & Suicide Report 2019.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Inpatient admission after total hip arthroplasty for Medicare patients: New model finds predictive factors

    An article published in the Journal of Arthroplasty outlined a model that predicts inpatient admission for Medicare beneficiaries following total hip arthroplasty.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Surgery Partners names new EVP, COO: 5 key notes

    Surgery Partners named former Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare leader Eric Evans executive vice president and COO.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 12 ASC ownership statistics to know

    HealthCare Appraisers' 2018 ASC Valuation Survey provided insight into the ASC market and surgery center characteristics.  By Rachel Popa -

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  1. Orlando Health's 4-OR surgery center will offer unique perk: Hospitalist services

    Orlando (Fla.) Health's South Lake Hospital Center for Specialty Surgery in Clermont, Fla., is taking shape, according to lead architect RS&H.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. Brigham, South Shore Health plan to build medical center with outpatient surgery: 3 details

    Boston-based Brigham Health and South Weymouth, Mass.-based South Shore Health System are collaborating on a medical building development as part of a $1.6 billion redevelopment in Quincy, Mass., according to the Boston Business Journal.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. LCMC Health opens new health center amid $400M expansion, surgery center projects

    New Orleans-based LCMC Health opened Ridgelake Health Center in Metairie, La., as part of a $400 million expansion involving two surgery centers.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 4 key characteristics of a successful ASC team leader

    Alpharetta, Ga.-based Surgical Information Systems Chief Nursing Officer Ann Geier, RN, shared four tips on ASC team leadership with the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses.  By Rachel Popa -
  1. Arkansas practice with 2 surgery centers joins Dental Care Alliance — 3 highlights

    With locations in Little Rock and Bryant, Arkansas Maxillofacial Surgery Center joined the Sarasota, Fla.-based trade organization Dental Care Alliance.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. These 5 states pay surgeons the most

    The five U.S. states paying surgeons the most offer hourly wages of at least $100 and annual salaries of $208,000 or more, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data available.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Drs. Prateek Sharma, John Maple & more: 4 GI physicians making headlines

    Here are four gastroenterologists in the news this week:  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 5 must-read articles for the ASC industry this week: Feb. 1-8

    Here are the top articles published on Becker's ASC Review the week of Feb. 1-8:  By Rachel Popa -
  5. 2nd ruling confirms NJ state coding schedule supersedes CMS' — 5 insights

    The New Jersey Superior Appellate Court once again ruled the state's payment scheduled took precedence over CMS' fee schedule, LegalNewsLine reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Spectrum Health Pennock Hospital's $12M surgical center approved — 5 insights

    The Hasting Planning Commission approved Hastings, Mich.-based Spectrum Health Pennock Hospital's $12 million surgical center proposal, The Hastings Banner reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. Capital Ortho opens surgery center on new campus — 4 insights

    Madison, Miss.-based Capital Ortho's new Flowood, Miss.-based campus houses the Specialty Surgical Center, Northside Sun reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. After doubling outpatient revenues, Niagara Falls Memorial stays the course — 5 insights

    Niagara Falls (N.Y.) Memorial Medical Center started a community healthcare-based transition in 2008, and today, the hospital is reaping the benefits with increased outpatient admissions and revenues, Buffalo Business First reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Where are anesthesiologists paid the most? — 5 top-paying states

    The five U.S. states paying anesthesiologists the most offer hourly wages of at least $100 and annual salaries of $208,000 or more, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data available.  By Angie Stewart -

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