Envision Healthcare to be acquired for $9.9B & more — 9 ASC company key notes

Here are nine updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note:

KKR will acquire Nashville, Tenn.-based Envision Healthcare for about $9.9 billion, or $46 per share.

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare launched its 2018 Health Over Hungry Cereal Drive to collect cereals and promote the importance of eating breakfast June 1.

Lakewood, Colo.-based Pinnacle III affiliate Denver Surgery Center recently received accreditation from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment allowing it to start accepting patients.

Establishing teamwork as an organizational norm helps ASC staff members perform at their highest potential, according to Lakewood, Colo.-based Pinnacle III's Vice President of Operations Jovanna Grissom, RN. Read more insights from her on establishing a teamwork culture in an ASC.

New Lenox, Ill.-based Silver Cross Hospital opened a freestanding ASC in New Lenox through a joint venture with independent physicians and Addison, Texas-based United Surgical Partners International.

Administrator of Portland, Ore.-based Northwest Ambulatory Surgery Center Kecia Norling, RN, discussed the biggest challenges her center faces and outpatient total joints as the most exciting opportunity for the future. Northwest Ambulatory Surgery Center is an Addison, Texas-based United Surgical Partners International affiliate.

Houston-based HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division joined Greater Houston Healthconnect, the last major Houston-area health system to do so.

The New York Department of Health approved Buffalo, N.Y.-based WNY Medical Management's proposal to build a multispecialty ASC in Amherst, N.Y.,

Medical supply company McKesson acquired Medical Specialties Distributors for $800 million.

More articles on transactions/valuations:
KKR acquiring Envision Healthcare for $9.9B — 7 insights
Central Indiana Orthopedics constructing $52M medical campus with surgery center — 4 insights
Azalea Health services increase reimbursement for 265 ambulatory providers: 5 quick facts

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