1. New York hospital closes ASC as staffing shortage reaches all-time high Full story
2. Physician falls to 4th spot as best healthcare job Full story
3. Surgery Partners spent $185M on 3 end-of-year deals Full story
4. Surgical Notes’ ASC billing experts explain how to evaluate revenue cycle management performance, how outsourcing RCM benefits ASCs, and the first steps you should take to outsource your RCM operations.
5. DISC Sports & Spine Center gets investment to expand Full story
6. Physician pleads guilty to $500K theft from employer, gets 2 years in prison Full story
7. Iowa clinic's $19.2M ASC application goes forward without hospital backing Full story
8. ASC leaders vent on new year's biggest challenges Full story
9. Surgical innovation continues to grow. Hear from leading surgeons about the technology improving patient outcomes.
10. 'I've got bad news for you': Spine surgery delayed after patient waits 3 hours on gurney Full story
11. Montana clinic plans $7M ASC expansion Full story
12. Texas ASC now accepts Bitcoin, Ethereum Full story
13. It's time to make spine surgery more predictable — here's how.
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