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  1. 5 must-read articles for ASC leaders this week: Jan. 9-15

    Here are the five most popular ASC articles for the week of Jan. 9 through the15:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. 3 insights into ASC management to know

    Here are three articles on ASC management:  By Rachel Popa -
  3. 14 physicians or ASCs receiving awards, honors in 2018

    Here are 14 physicians or ASCs that received awards or recognitions in 2018 covered on Becker's ASC Review:  By Eric Oliver -

What are the top 6 logistical challenges in ASCs and surgical hospitals?

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  1. Eyecare Associates opens new location — 3 insights

    Lincoln City, Ore.-based Eyecare Associates opened a satellite office in Lincoln City Jan. 14, the News Times reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. ASC supply chain tip of the day: Evaluate the viability of reusable items

    Beverly Hills, Calif.-based ophthalmologist Sam Goldberger, MD, told EHR and practice management systems provider Eye Care Leaders how ASCs can save money on supply costs.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates breaks ground on surgery center — 6 insights

    Tulsa (Okla.) Bone & Joint Associates broke ground on the Union Pines Surgery Center and a campus expansion Jan. 15.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Eye Health America acquires Donelson Eye Associates — 4 insights

    Alpharetta, Ga.-based Eye Health America acquired Greenville, S.C.-based Donelson Eye Associates, its fifth in Greenville.  By Eric Oliver -

Ambulatory surgery is now over 80% of the surgical market and growing

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  1. 3 things for ASCs to know about maintaining accreditation

    Here are three articles to read in preparation for accreditation surveys:  By Rachel Popa -
  2. What do ASCs' total assets amount to? 45 benchmarks to know

    Here are 45 benchmarks on balance sheets in ASCs from VMG Health's 2018 Multi-Specialty ASC Benchmarking Study.  By Rachel Popa -
  3. Knee system may decrease need for knee replacement surgery

    Columbus-based The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center physicians implanted the Calypso Knee System to treat a patient's arthritis in lieu of a knee replacement, according to Brinkwire.  By Rachel Popa -
  4. 5 must-read articles for GI physicians this week: Jan. 9-15

    Here are the five most-read articles for GI physicians for the week of Jan. 9-15:  By Rachel Popa -
  1. How Crown Point Surgery Center cut procedure times by 10 minutes — 3 case study takeaways

    Parker, Colo.-based Crown Point Surgery Center relied on an all-manual communication system before implementing Casetabs' web-based surgery coordination platform, Administrator Cindy Isaacs said in a YouTube video.  By Angie Stewart -
  2. This Nebraska ASC is slated for summer completion — 4 insights

    The two-story Riverview Surgical Center in South Sioux City, Neb., is taking shape, according to Curtis Group Architects Project Architect Ben Marshall.  By Angie Stewart -
  3. Northeast Georgia Medical Center seeks community help advancing ASC plans — 3 insights

    In the hopes of securing state approval for its proposed ASC in Braselton, Ga., Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton is holding an information session Jan. 16.  By Angie Stewart -
  4. Optum's record revenue & the data-driven road ahead: 4 key quotes

    After Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Optum hit $101.3 billion in revenue for 2018, Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann and Optum CEO Andrew Witty discussed the segment's outlook.  By Angie Stewart -
  5. 3 things to know about Novus Eye Clinic's $3.1M real estate sale

    Tallmadge, Ohio-based Novus Eye Clinic sold its ASC and clinic property to a publicly traded real estate investment trust, according to HG Real Estate Partners.  By Angie Stewart -
  6. Which specialties are the most burned out? — 29 statistics

    Forty-four percent of physicians are burned out, and burnout is most prevalent among urologists, according to Medscape's National Physician Burnout, Depression & Suicide Report 2019.  By Angie Stewart -
  7. Tallgrass Surgical Center in Kansas acquired by hospital: 5 things to know

    Topeka, Kan.-based St. Francis Campus, a member of the University of Kansas Health System, purchased Tallgrass Surgical Center in Topeka.  By Laura Dyrda -
  8. Microsoft-Walgreens Boots Alliance partnership may develop health centers: 5 things to know

    Microsoft collaborated with Walgreens Boots Alliance to develop a new healthcare delivery model, which could produce new health centers in the future.  By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Optum reports $101.3B revenue in 2018, CEO thrilled with progress of ASCs: 5 things to know

    Optum reported $101.3 billion in revenue for 2018, up by $10.1 billion from $91.2 billion reported in 2017.  By Laura Dyrda -

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