Kansas hospital acquires minority stake in surgical hospital & more — 10 ASC industry notes

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

Stormont Vail Health purchased a 49 percent ownership stake in Manhattan (Kan.) Surgical Hospital and will expand the hospital's surgical and oncology programs.

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare tapped Brendan Strong as CFO of its Massachusetts market.

Healthcare strategy firm ECG Management Consultants was sold to Siemens Medical Solutions USA, a subsidiary of Siemens Healthineers AG.

Altair Health, a health system managed by physicians, has opened a new spine surgery center in Florham Park, N.J.

Ron Rittenmeyer, CEO of Tenet Healthcare, said he'd like to see policymakers improve the ACA's current framework instead of eliminating it entirely. Read more.

Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare broke ground on a musculoskeletal institute Oct. 4.

A certificate of need was submitted to the state's Health Service and Development Agency for the relocation of the Specialty Surgery Center in Nashville, Tenn.

Beverly Hills-based California Elite Pain & Spine Institute merged with BioHealth Pain Management.

Surgical Notes published an e-book providing information about 15 key performance indicators ASCs can monitor to improve revenue cycle performance.

HealthTrust Purchasing Group — a healthcare performance improvement company with ASC members — acquired Resource Optimization & Innovation.

More articles on surgery centers: 
Proposal submitted for $10.4M Tennessee surgery center project
49 ASC transactions through the first 3 quarters of 2019
California practices merge, plan to open surgery center 

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