HCA, KKR attempt to purchase Envision & more — 10 ASC company key notes

Here are 10 updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note.

Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare and KKR partnered to make Nashville-based Envision Healthcare an offer to buy out the company's physician services unit, including Nashville-based AmSurg.

Nashville, Tenn.-based AmSurg entered into a strategic partnership with Phoenix-based Horizon Eye Specialists & LASIK Center.

Nashville-based Envision Healthcare is trying to repair its public image and increase shareholder value as it fights bad publicity related to its emergency room billing practices from all across the public sector.

Scott C. Palecki and Alex Knudson were hired as general counsel and legal project manager, respectively, for Leawood, Kan.-based Nueterra Capital and its affiliates and subsidiaries. Nueterra is the parent company of Leawood-based NueHealth.

Leawood, Kan.-based NueHealth partnered with Philadelphia-based Rothman Institute, Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health and 14 multispecialty physicians to acquire the Plymouth Meeting, Pa.-based Blue Bell Surgery Center.

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare added to its leadership team, naming Paola Arbour senior vice president and CIO and Marie Quintana senior vice president and chief marketing officer.

Westchester, Ill.-based Regent Surgical Health partnered with 14 physicians to open a joint venture surgery center, Oregon Surgical Institute in Beaverton.

Tampa, Fla-based Physician Partners of America is 'actively recruiting' partner physicians for facilities it plans to open later this year in Orlando, Fla., and Merritt Island, Fla.

Spindletop Capital Management acquired San Antonio-based Tricity Pain Associates and Interventional Pain Associates.

Nashville, Tenn.-based Montecito Medical acquired the medical office building housing Durham-based North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose, & Throat, the largest physician-owned ENT practice in the state.

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