• 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know

    A significant number of accountable care organizations have formed since this publication's 2012 list of "80 Accountable Care Organizations to Know," and there were also some noteworthy developments from existing ACOs. By Molly Gamble and Heather Punke -
  • 7 ASCs With Total Knee Replacement Programs

    Here are nine ambulatory surgery centers where surgeons perform total knee replacements. If you would like to recommend another surgery center for this list, contact Anuja at avaidya@beckershealthcare.com.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  • 25 Things to Know About Urgent Care

    Urgent care centers — walk-in medical clinics that treat minor conditions such as sprains and colds, as well as conduct imaging and blood tests — have seen significant growth in recent years. Their lower costs compared with emergency departments and easy access have attracted both patients and investors as the industry looks for lower-cost options and resources to care for the nearly 30 million patients who will soon gain health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Here are 25 facts and statistics about the urgent care market. By Sabrina Rodak -
  • 25 Recently Announced ACOs

    The following 25 accountable care organizations have been announced since the end of May. (Note: Number 1 involves five ACOs, Numbers 6 and 7 both involve two ACOs, and Number 11 involves two ACOs.) By Heather Punke -
  • 130 Nonprofit Hospital & Health System CEOs to Know

    Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospital and health system leaders to its list of "130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know." These men and women are named to the list based on their experience and achievements in the healthcare industry, as well as their professional involvement in the communities they serve. The nonprofit hospitals and health systems these individuals lead are recognized as some of the nation's top healthcare organizations in terms of clinical and financial performance. By Anuja Vaidya -
  • 15 ASC Administrator Presidents of State Societies

    Here are 15 ambulatory surgery center administrators that serve as presidents of their state's ambulatory surgery center association. Please contact Carrie Pallardy at cpallardy@beckershealthcare.com if you have any questions about the list.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  • Spine Surgery Field: 50 Things to Know

    1. Average spine surgeon compensation in 2012 was $710,556 according to a report from the American Medical Group Association. By Laura Dyrda -
  • 200 Women Leaders to Know in the ASC Industry

      Here are profiles of 201 women leaders in the ambulatory surgery center industry. Editor's note: Names are listed alphabetically. Please contact Carrie Pallardy at cpallardy@beckershealthcare.com if you would like to recommend someone for inclusion.    By Carrie Pallardy -
  • CAUTI Reduction Progress by State

    Here is a list showing the progress made by each state and the District of Columbia in reducing the rate of central line-associated bloodstream infections based on data from January 2012 to September 2012.  By Sabrina Rodak -
  • 50 Things to Know About the Ambulatory Surgery Center Industry

      Healthcare reform is driving drastic change in the industry as a whole and the ambulatory surgery center industry. As healthcare legislation causes fluctuation in reimbursement rates, physicians shift towards hospital employment and the pressure to provide quality, cost-effective care increases, the ASC industry faces a number of challenges in this shifting landscape. Here are 50 facts about the ASC industry.  By Carrie Pallardy and Scott Becker, JD, CPA -
  • 113 Ambulatory Surgery Center Administrators to Know

      Here are 113 ambulatory surgery center administrators to know. If you have questions or comments on this list, please contact Laura at lmiller@beckershealthcare.com.  By Laura Dyrda -
  • 9 ASCs With Total Hip Replacement Programs

      Here are nine ambulatory surgery centers where surgeons perform total hip replacements. If you would like to recommend another surgery center for this list, contact Anuja at avaidya@beckershealthcare.com.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  • 139 Speakers at the 2013 Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference

    The 20th Annual ASC Conference will take place October 24-26 at the Swissotel in Chicago. The conference, which is focused on improving profitability and business and legal issues, brings together surgeons, physician leaders, administrators and ASC business and clinical leaders.  By Molly Gamble -
  • 50 Largest Nonprofit Hospitals in America

    Here are the 50 largest nonprofit hospitals in America, listed by number of beds. Figures are based on CMS cost report data analyzed by American Hospital Directory. Data are for short term acute-care hospitals, critical access hospitals and children's hospitals.  By Molly Gamble -
  • 50 Largest For-Profit Hospitals in America

    Here are the 50 largest for-profit hospitals in America, listed by number of beds. Figures are based on CMS cost report data analyzed by American Hospital Directory. Data are for short term acute-care hospitals, critical access hospitals and children's hospitals.  By Molly Gamble -
  • 100 Top-Grossing Hospitals in America

    Here are the 100 top-grossing hospitals in the United States based on gross revenue, according to CMS cost report data analyzed by American Hospital Directory. Data are for short term acute-care hospitals, critical access hospitals and children's hospitals.  By Molly Gamble -
  • 100 Great Community Hospitals

    Becker's Hospital Review has named "100 Great Community Hospitals," a list based on hospitals' quality of care and service to community. The hospitals listed here have fewer than 550 beds and minimal teaching programs, and are often located in rural areas as the only hospitals in their communities. Whether independent or part of a larger health system, the following hospitals have worked with limited resources to continually provide the quality of care and the experience patients expect.  By Helen Gregg, Heather Punke and Sabrina Rodak -
  • 6 Surgery Centers With Creative Endoscopy Programs for Uninsured Patients

    If you have questions, updates or additions to this list, please contact Laura at lmiller@beckershealthcare.com.  By Laura Dyrda -
  • 49 Spine Surgeons Using Robotic Technology

    While the number of spine surgeons certified to perform robot spine surgery is still small, the ranks of robotics-certified physicians are growing. Here are 49 spine surgeons that operate with robotic assistance.    By Ellie Rizzo and Laura Miller -
  • 8 Surgery Centers With New Electronic Medical Record Systems

    Here are eight ambulatory surgery centers with new electronic medical record systems. By Laura Dyrda -

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