Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Forbes names 30 under 30 in healthcare

    Thirty leaders have been named to Forbes' 30 under 30 class of 2024 in healthcare. Forbes' 30 under 30 lists recognize leaders under 30 who have made an impact across 20 sectors, including healthcare, education and venture capital. 
  2. ASC execs are bullish on growth. Here are 5 strategies on their radar

    The year 2024 is around the corner and ASCs are employing several strategies to prepare for growth. 
  3. What procedures should be added to the ASC payables list?

    The ASC payable list from CMS has seen sizable change in the last five years — but has it been enough to allow ASCs to thrive?

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  1. Private practice isn't going anywhere

    Despite current trends, some physicians say private practice isn't going anywhere. 
  2. The decline of anesthesia reimbursements: 5 key considerations

    While demand for anesthesia services has skyrocketed, Medicare reimbursements have shrunk, according to VMG Health's 2023 "Physician Alignment: Tips & Trends" report. 
  3. UC San Diego gifted $25M for outpatient center

    UC San Diego Health was given $25 million by the McGrath Family Foundation in support of the development of the health system's new outpatient center.
  4. What healthcare administrators earn in 4 care settings

    The average salary among healthcare administrators and managers in all settings is $104,830 per year — however, that figure varies by factors including years of experience and care setting. 

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  1. Colorectal cancer screening rates by state

    Maine has the highest rate of colorectal cancer screenings, according to the United Health Foundation's America's Health Rankings.  
  2. Physician pay and private equity: 5 notes on compensation arrangements 

    Private equity remains a strong force in physician practice deals, according to VMG Health's 2023 "Physician Alignment: Tips & Trends" report. 
  3. Adventist Health cuts ties with Blue Shield of California

    As of Dec. 1, Roseville, Calif.-based Adventist Health will no longer accept Blue Shield of California insurance plans. 
  4. How United Digestive fared in 2023

    From getting a new private equity partner to adding GI Genius to its ASCs, United Digestive has had a big year.

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  1. 10 major anesthesia stories from 2023

    ASCs were overwhelmed by anesthesiologist shortages and anesthesia price hikes in 2023. 
  2. GI Partners launches real estate investment joint venture to focus on medical buildings

    GI Partners, a private equity firm, has partnered with a group of former Healthcare Trust of America executives for a new joint venture focused on investing in medical outpatient buildings, according to a Dec. 7 report from the Phoenix Business Journal.
  3. 2 in 5 physicians plan to cut hours 

    More than 40% of physicians said they would "likely" or "definitely" reduce clinical work hours in the next year, according to data published in November in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 
  4. Virginia medical office building construction stalled over lack of tenant interest

    Construction on a 10-story outpatient office building in Alexandria, Va., has stalled as the building's team struggles to line up an anchor tenant, according to a Dec. 6 report from the Washington Business Journal.
  5. Allied Digestive Health strikes AI partnership

    Allied Digestive Health, the third largest gastroenterology organization in the country, has partnered with Suki, a provider of voice artificial intelligence-powered healthcare solutions. 
  6. 23 cities hardest hit by inflation

    Miami, and its surrounding areas, has recently been named the U.S. city hardest hit by inflation this year, according to an October report from WalletHub. 
  7. ASC activity warms up in Florida

    Here are four ASC moves happening in Florida that Becker's has reported on since Nov. 14:
  8. The bankruptcies affecting the ASC industry

    Declaring bankruptcy is often the last resort for any organization, but sometimes it is a necessary step. 
  9. Senators criticize US Anesthesia Partners for 'anticompetitive scheme'

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut are calling for U.S. Anesthesia Partners and its private equity partner Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe to answer for what a federal agency called an "anticompetitive scheme." 

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