Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Florida orthopedic practice breaks ground on ASC, medical complex

    Orthopaedic Medical Group of Tampa Bay broke ground on a 37,000-square-foot medical complex with an ASC in Fish Hawk, Fla., according to an April 21 release. 
  2. Borland Groover building endoscopy center

    Florida gastroenterology provider Borland Groover is building an endoscopy ASC in St. Augustine, Fla. 
  3. USPI by the numbers: Q1 2020 vs. Q1 2021

    Dallas-based United Surgical Partners International, the ASC segment of Tenet, showed recovery in the first quarter of 2021 compared to last year.

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  1. 8 joint-venture ASCs opened or announced recently

    Becker's ASC Review reported on eight joint-venture ASCs opened or announced recently.
  2. Former ophthalmologist named CEO of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute

    Former ophthalmologist Christopher Olivia, MD, has been named the CEO of Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.
  3. How to avoid problems with your anesthesia record signature: 6 insights

    There are a surprising number of rules surrounding signatures on anesthesia records. Tony Mira, founder of MiraMed's Anesthesia Business Consultants, provided tips for anesthesia providers to avoid problems with these signatures in an April 8 blog post. 
  4. Anchor Health Properties acquires Philadelphia medical office portfolio with ASCs

    Anchor Health Properties has acquired a two-building, 85,242-square-foot portfolio with several ASCs in a Philadelphia suburb, according to an April 14 release. 

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  1. EyeCare Partners announces exec changes

    St. Louis-based EyeCare Partners has named David Clark, former president, as CEO, according to an April 20 release. 
  2. 8 recent gastroenterologist moves

    Here are eight gastroenterologists joining new practices in the past 90 days:
  3. ENT salary dips 8%: 6 stats from Medscape

    ENT salary and incentive bonuses decreased from last year, according to Medscape's 2021 "Physician Compensation Report."
  4. Michigan police search physician's practice

    A Port Huron, Mich.-based medical practice was searched by state police April 20 as part of an active investigation, according the Times Herald.

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  1. Texas eye center begins accepting bitcoins

    Texas Eye and Cataract in Waxahachie has begun accepting the cryptocurrency bitcoin as payment for LASIK procedures, according to an April 20 practice news release.
  2. USPI's Q1 case volume down 6.5% from 2019: 5 notes

    Dallas-based United Surgical Partners International, Tenet's ASC segment, is recovering case volume and revenue amid the pandemic but continues to chase 2019 numbers.
  3. How these orthopedic surgeons gain patient trust for outpatient surgery

    Christopher Nanson, MD, and James Ballard, MD, two orthopedic surgeons from Oregon Surgical Institute in Beaverton, joined "Becker's Ambulatory Surgery Centers Podcast" to discuss how to address patient concerns with surgery migration to ASCs. 
  4. Financial opportunities in anesthesia flat-fee services

    The American Society of Anesthesiologists' 2020 update of its Relative Value Guide has new updates that affect the way flat-fee services are billed. A blog post by Tony Mira, founder of MiraMed's Anesthesia Business Consultants, detailed a potential financial opportunity in these changes. 
  5. 10 statistics to know on colorectal cancer in 2021

    These statistics were drawn from the American Cancer Society 2020-21 facts and figures and the study "Colorectal Cancer Screening and COVID-19."
  6. ValueHealth expands executive team

    Leawood, Kan.-based ValueHealth added two new executives.
  7. 10 ENTs to know

    Here are 10 ENTs to know:
  8. Kaiser Permanente in 2021: 5 ASC moves

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente has announced two facilities with ASCs in the first quarter and named an ophthalmologist as medical director of one of its facilities. 
  9. Growbag shortages, Medline looking for buyer & more: 5 supply chain updates for ASCs

    There's a global large plastic growbag shortage, and Medline is looking for a buyer that could value the company at $30 billion.

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