Three orthopedics-focused ASCs were opened or announced in October:
1. Green Bay, Wis.-based Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists and Milwaukee-based Ascension Wisconsin are teaming up to build an ASC in Fox Crossing, Wis., that's expected to open next fall.
2. Indianapolis-based Methodist Sports Medicine gained approval for its proposed orthopedic hospital, surgery center and medical office building Oct. 15.
3. Douglas Construction began work on an orthopedic medical office building in Warwick, R.I. The project entails a 66,000-square-foot medical office building and ASC, which will occupy 5.5 acres.