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1. ASC staff not required to get the COVID-19 shot after CMS mandate blocked Full story
2. 5 ASCs with Leapfrog hand-washing deficiencies Full story
3. Physician gets Iowa medical license after being barred in 3 states Full story
4. Anesthesia drives patient and surgeon satisfaction. Watch on-demand.
5. IU Health sues orthopedic group over branding and planning a competing ASC Full story
6. New York stem cell clinic ordered to pay $5.1M for 'deceptive practices' Full story
7. SCA banks on value-based care as future of healthcare Full story
8. Fraud, tax evasion, illegal opioids & more: Inside 4 suits against pain physicians Full story
9. Watch and Learn
- Nearly 30% of OR time is unused due to inefficient processes. Here's the strategy health systems are leveraging to unlock OR time.
- New ASC rules are changing orthopedic programs — 7 tips to power profits.
- Entice new patients with your robotics program — see how Lehigh Valley Health Network and Vail Health Hospital did it here.
10. 11 medical office buildings acquired in $200M deal Full story
11. Anesthesiologists accuse BCBS of North Carolina of using 'strong-arm tactics' & 6 more BCBS updates Full story
12. Higher-acuity procedures can allay declining ASC reimbursements, administrator says Full story
13. A standardized anesthesia program at this ASC sparked a 100% jump in daily procedures. Download this short case study to learn how.
Becker's Learning Opportunities
1. Execs are capitalizing on pandemic-era insurance coverage shakeups with these 4 approaches.
2. How to address the patient affordability crisis: 5 transformative benefits of new tech + a Geisinger case study
3. The key to transforming your health system lies in the ED— Click here to learn why.