7 things for ASC leaders to know for Tuesday — Sept. 6, 2017

Here are seven things ASC leaders should know for Sept. 6, 2017.

Tenet CEO Trevor Fetter to step down
Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Chairman and CEO Trevor Fetter is stepping down from his CEO and director positions. He will step down either when the company appoints a successor or on March 15, 2018.

The Center for Advanced Healthcare at Brownwood to house ASC
The Villages (Fla.) Health and Anchor Health Properties are opening a multispecialty building that will include an ASC and rehabilitation surgery center.

Fairview Range's 2 newest surgeons to provide services at Northwoods Surgery Center
Hibbing, Minn.-based Fairview Range Medical Center welcomed two general surgeons — Dustin Lucarelli, MD and Joe Skaja, MD — to its team. They will see patients at Virginia, Minn.-based Northwoods Surgery Center.

Colorado officials approval new hospital; ASC plans coming down pipeline
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment granted Longmont, Colo.-based UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital a license to operate. The 210,000-square foot facility opened its doors Aug 31. The hospital anticipates opening an adjoining ASC this month.

Seaside Surgery Center CEO, medical director named surgery chief at Florida hospital
Naples-based Landmark Hospital of Southwest Florida appointed Robert Zehr, MD, chief of surgery. Dr. Zehr is an orthopedic surgeon with 25 years of experience. He specializes in complex joint reconstruction and rehabilitation.

Michigan Medicine names anesthesiologist Dr. Andrew Rosenberg CIO
Ann Arbor-based Michigan Medicine appointed Andrew Rosenberg its inaugural system-wide CIO. Dr. Rosenberg served as interim CIO since January 2016.

LinkedIn's highest-paid 2017 jobs
LinkedIn compiled salary data for jobs across all industries with healthcare occupations taking six of the 10 top spots.

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