Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Top-ranked Illinois ASCs, per Newsweek

    SCA Health's Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery in Mokena, Ill. was named the best ASC in the state by Newsweek.
  2. 8 GI companies to know going into 2023

    Eight gastroenterology companies made a name for themselves in the market in 2022, and are promising new developments and expansions in 2023. 
  3. A Pfizer-Moderna faceoff and 14 more supply chain updates

    Here are 15 supply chain updates for ASC leaders to know reported by Becker's since Nov. 29:

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  1. Illinois physician pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

    Monique Brotman, DO, based in Oak Park, Ill., has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor Medicaid fraud, the Wednesday Journal reported Dec. 6. 
  2. ASC chains to know going into 2023

    Here are eight ASC chains to know going into 2023:
  3. Orthopedic surgeon pay in 2022: 7 statistics

    Here are seven statistics on orthopedic surgeon compensation that Becker's has reported on since April 15:
  4. 25 orthopedic ASCs built or proposed in 2022

    Here are 25 orthopedic-focused ASCs that have been built or proposed in 2022 that Becker's has reported on since Jan. 6:

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  1. Oklahoma surgery center attracts medical tourists with price transparency

    The Surgery Center of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City has become a surgical hotspot for medical tourists by informing patients the full price of care prior to a procedure, the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs reported Dec. 5. 
  2. Ambulatory Management Solutions to partner with M2 Anesthesia

    Ambulatory Management Solutions, a provider of outpatient anesthesia, surgical and administrative services, has partnered with and invested in M2 Anesthesia, a pediatric dental outpatient anesthesia provider.
  3. How patients feel about APRNs' working independently  

    Patients have mixed opinions on physician assistants and nurse practitioners working independently, according to data from Medscape's 2022 "Evolving Scope of Practice" report. 
  4. GI pay in 2022: 10 statistics

    Gastroenterologists earned $453,000 on average during 2022, with compensation fluctuating based on practice setting and length of employment. 

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  1. 1.35 acre medical office building proposed in Kansas

    Plans for a new, 11,641-square-foot medical office building has been approved by city plan commissioners in Lenexa, Kan., according to a Dec. 6 report from Shawnee Mission Post. 
  2. Anesthesiologists making headlines: 4 updates

    Here are four anesthesiologists making headlines since Nov. 15:
  3. Optum, Amazon look to physicians: 5 practice deals to know in 2022

    Five major physician practice deals to know in 2022:
  4. How physicians really feel about NPs, PAs

    The majority of physicians (91 percent) say they have a good, or very good, relationship with  the physician assistants at their workplaces, according to a new Medscape survey of over 750 practicing physicians. 
  5. The 12 best ASCs of 2022, per Leapfrog

    Twelve ASCs have been named the best of 2022 by patient safety reporter Leapfrog. The award is based on key factors including infection rates and error prevention.
  6. Missouri parking garage converted to 24K-square-foot ASC

    Jefferson City, Mo.-based Capital Region Medical Center has converted a hospital parking garage into the 24,000-square-foot Goldschmidt Surgery Center, according to a Dec. 6 report from the News Tribune.
  7. One GI's acquisition spree: 2 deals in 4 weeks

    One GI supports more than 30 practices throughout six states.
  8. UC Davis Health opens 78K-square-foot eye center in ASC

    The University of California Davis Health has opened a 78,500-square-foot eye care center in Sacramento, Calif., as part of an expansion project to its existing ASC. 
  9. GI activity heating up in Ohio: 7 recent moves

    Here are seven moves made in Ohio focusing on gastroenterology that Becker's has reported on since Oct. 5:

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