Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. NorthPointe Surgery Center opens after 2+ years — 5 takeaways

    Roscoe, Ill.-based NorthPointe Surgery Center opened its doors after more than two years of planning and waiting on regulatory approval, according to Beloit Daily News.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. Norris Healthcare ASC to move locations on USC campus: 4 highlights

    Norris Healthcare's ASC will move locations in the next few months, according to USC News.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. Bellin Health acquires Gastroenterology Associates — 4 insights

    Green Bay, Wis.-based Bellin Health acquired Green Bay-based Gastroenterology Associates.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. NIH recommends Allergan's Truberzi as 1st ever treatment for IBS-D & more —3 GI company key notes

    Here are three updates on GI companies from the past week:  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Mailed outreach materials promotes CRC screening in out-of-date individuals

    A study, published in JAMA, examined which strategy was most effective in promoting colorectal cancer screening among individuals who were not current with their screening.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 5 key thoughts on lessons learned from early orthopedic bundled payments

    A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons examines NYU Langone Medical Center's initial attempts to achieve cost savings with orthopedic bundled payments under the CMS Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey names Dr. H. Richard Alexander chief surgical officer — 4 insights

    New Brunswick-based Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey appointed H. Richard Alexander, MD, its new chief surgical officer.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. AAAHC taps Noel Adachi as president, CEO — 5 key notes

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care named Noel M. Adachi its president and CEO.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions adds Joe Laden — 3 key notes

    AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions added anesthesia expert and practice management consultant Joe Laden.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 5 recent ASC acquisitions and partnerships — August 2017

    Here are five recent ASC acquisitions and partnerships announced in August 2017.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Dr. Ruben Cohen: 4 considerations for pediatric dental sedation at ASCs

    Pediatric patients can safely undergo dental surgery at an accredited ASC, but there are several considerations regarding dental anesthesia to weigh prior to a procedure, according to an article Ruben Cohen, DDS, published in HuffPost.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  1. ASC leader to know: Dr. Yousif A-Rahim of Covenant Surgical Partners

    Yousif A-Rahim, MD, PhD, is the CMO of Covenant Surgical Partners, a company managing more than two dozen ASCs across the U.S. In his role, Dr. A-Rahim works with the company's medical advisory board, medical directors and quality assurance program team members on yielding excellent patient clinical outcomes.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. 2 Florida ASCs employ Navio orthopedic surgical system: 5 highlights

    Jacksonville (Fla.) Surgery Center and Orange Park (Fla.) Surgery Center implemented the Navio orthopedic surgical system for partial knee replacements.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. Shifting cataract procedures to ASCs saved Medicare $4.1M in this state: 3 key points

    In 2014, Medicare yielded $4.1 million in savings by moving cataract procedures to ASCs in Maine, according to Ambulatory Surgery Center Association data.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  4. The CORE Institute, Banner Health JV on orthopedic ASC: 5 things to know

    Phoenix-based The CORE Institute partnered with Arizona's largest health system, Banner Health, on a new orthopedic-driven ASC, Banner CORE Union Hills Surgery Center.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  5. Stock market week-in-review for 5 large GI companies — Aug. 28-Sept. 1

    Here is how five major, publicly traded gastroenterology companies fared in the stock market for the week of Aug. 28 to Sept. 1, 2017.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Amid struggling sales, Takeda's CEO goes all in on globalization — 5 key notes

    Takeda CEO Christophe Weber reaffirmed the company's commitment to globalizing its brand and products amid struggling fiscal year 2017 sales, CNBC reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: Aug. 28-Sept. 1

    Here are the five most popular Becker's ASC Review gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of Aug. 28 to Sept. 1, 2017  By Eric Oliver -
  8. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Tuesday — Sept. 6, 2017

    Here are seven things ASC leaders should know for Sept. 6, 2017.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Envision Healthcare acquires 2 ASCs, disposes of 3 in Q2 & more — 4 ASC company key notes

    Here are four updates on ASC management companies for healthcare leaders to note:  By Mary Rechtoris -

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