Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. The next big player in the ASC game

    ASC management company Compass Surgical Partners has made quite a name for itself over the past few months.
  2. The most controversial issues in orthopedics

    From opioid use to site-of-service concerns, three orthopedic leaders joined Becker's to discuss the most controversial issues in orthopedics right now. 
  3. Private practice could become a niche

    Private practice is becoming a more difficult option for physicians in today's economy.

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  1. Physician suing Mayo Clinic gets jury trial 

    A free speech lawsuit filed by Michael Joyner, MD, against Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic is set to go before a jury in July 2025, NBC affiliate KTTC reported Feb. 15. 
  2. Surgery Partners, Parkview Health enter joint venture agreement

    Surgery Partners has entered into an agreement with Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Parkview Health to grow ASC joint ventures across the state, according to a Feb. 20 report from Fox affiliate WFFT.
  3. Private gastroenterology practices might have to get bigger

    When it comes to the survival of private gastroenterology practice, bigger may be better.
  4. Which ASC chain has the highest valuation multiples?

    VMG Health laid out the valuation multiples of four major ASC chains in a January report. 

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  1. 8 GI partnerships, acquisitions to keep an eye on

    From technology acquisitions to new practices, here are eight partnerships and acquisitions to know that Becker's has reported on so far in 2024:
  2. Bon Secours, Compass Surgical to build cardiovascular ASC

    Marriottsville, Md.-based Bon Secours and Compass Surgical Partners have partnered to build a cardiovascular surgery center in Short Pump, Va., the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Feb. 20.
  3. Philips imaging machines might fall on patients and 7 more supply chain updates

    Here are the supply chain updates ASC leaders need to know this week.
  4. UCHealth breaks ground on medical office building

    Aurora, Colo.-based UCHealth has broken ground on a new medical office building in Green Valley Ranch, Colo., according to a Feb. 19 report from the Mile High CRE.

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  1. ASCs, health systems picking Medline in 2024

    Here are four ASCs and health systems that have secured partnerships with major supplier Medline so far in 2024: 
  2. The 10 most depressed physician specialties

    Depression is on the rise among all physicians, with urologists facing the highest rates of mild to severe depression, according to a Feb. 20 report from the American Medical Association based on a depression and burnout survey of 7,360 specialists. 
  3. 6 Kentucky medical office buildings sold

    Six medical office buildings totaling 145,308 square feet in Florence, Fort Mitchell, Crittenden, Walton, Alexandria and Butler have sold, according to a Feb. 19 report from REBusiness Online.
  4. Compass Surgical, Advanced Joint and Spine Institute Orlando to open orthopedic ASC

    ASC developer and manager Compass Surgical Partners is collaborating with the Advanced Joint and Spine Institute Orlando to open a new, Orlando-based ASC. 
  5. States with the lowest, highest property tax rate

    Hawaii is the state with the lowest real estate property tax rate, while New Jersey is the state with the highest, according to personal finance site WalletHub.
  6. Arizona court rules in favor of noncompete: 5 things to know

    An Arizona federal court recently granted a franchisor company's motion to temporarily restrain a former franchisee from operating a competing business in a noncompete lawsuit, law firm Lathrop GPM wrote in a Feb. 19 article published by JDSupra.  
  7. The biggest opportunity in ASC acquisitions 

    The fragmentation of the ASC market is primed for acquisitions at the individual facility level, according to a January report from VMG Health. 
  8. ASCs are catching the eye of Medicare

    The number of Medicare-certified ASCs has increased by 870 since 2011, according to a Feb. 13 report from financial advisory firm VMG Health. 
  9. 'Layoffs beget layoffs': Why 2024 could be the year of cut costs

    Less than two months into 2024, major corporations have already cut thousands of jobs nationwide in an effort to drive down costs, according to a Feb. 18 report from CNBC.

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