Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 5 clinicians who won — or are favored to — in 2022 midterms

    A number of physicians and clinicians were running for office in the Nov. 8 midterm elections this year. Five won their races or are predicted to as ballots continue to be counted nationwide. 
  2. 3 GI management services organization updates in the last 30 days

    From One GI's Ohio expansion to its Iterative Scopes partnership, here are three gastroenterology management services organization updates since Oct. 13. 
  3. 60,000-square-foot Indiana medical office building granted 10-year tax abatement

    The Westfield (Ind.) City Council approved a tax abatement on the development of a 60,000-square-foot medical office building, according to a Nov. 6 report from local news site Current.

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  1. 12-story medical office building approved in Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles City Council granted approval for the construction of a 12-story, 145,000-square-foot medical office building in the city on Oct. 28.
  2. 5 largest healthcare layoffs in Q3

    Pharmaceutical giants AbbVie and Bristol Myers Squibb both laid off 100 or more employees in September. Forbes named five healthcare companies with some of the biggest layoffs in the third quarter: 
  3. $75M facility with ASC opens in Washington

    Vancouver (Wash.) Clinic and healthcare real estate developer PMB opened a new facility with an ASC Nov. 4 in Vancouver.
  4. Private equity-backed eyecare MSO expands with 3 Kansas practices

    Vision Integrated Partners, a managed services organization, has expanded its Kansas network with the addition of three ophthalmology practices. 

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  1. How long physicians plan on being self-employed

    Thirty-four percent of self-employed physicians plan to continue being self-employed for another one to five years, according to Medscape's 2022 "Self-Employed Physicians Report."
  2. 10 most common certificate-of-need categories

    Thirty-six U.S. states and Washington, D.C., require certificates of need for the approval of new healthcare projects and expenditures. 
  3. 10 endoscopy centers built, proposed in 2022

    Here are 10 endoscopy centers Becker's has reported on that were built or proposed in 2022:
  4. Top 20 anesthesia procedures and services

    Moderate sedation for a patient over 5 years old is the most common anesthesia service, according to a recent report from Definitive Healthcare. 

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  1. Anesthesiologists in the headlines: 4 updates in 1 week

    Here are four anesthesiologists making headlines since Nov. 1:
  2. USPI's $1.2B SurgCenter deal: How one of the industry's biggest acquisitions is unfolding 

    In November 2021, Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, parent company of ASC chain United Surgical Partners International, said it would acquire SurgCenter Development and its more than 90 ASCs for approximately $1.2 billion. 
  3. Meet the leaders of 16 top-ranked GI residency, fellowship programs

    Meet the leaders of 16 top-ranked gastroenterology residency and fellowship programs in the U.S., based on Doximity's regional rankings of the country's best internal medicine residencies: 
  4. 6 things surgeons should ask themselves when buying a practice

    While the number of physicians in private practice has dropped to 26 percent as more physicians are employed by the corporate sector, there are still physicians who enjoy the autonomy of private practice, according to a report from the American College of Surgeons.
  5. 45 Florida ASCs named the country's best

    Forty-five Florida ASCs were named on Newsweek's list of the 510 best ASCs for 2023, making it the state with the third most ASCs on the list, following California and Texas. 
  6. UC Davis School of Medicine opens free ophthalmology clinic

    University of California Davis Medical School's free clinic, Sacramento-based Bayanihan, has added ophthalmology, according to a Nov. 7 report from UCDavis Health News. 
  7. Physician recruitment tool RosmanSearch adds gastroenterology

    Physician recruitment network RosmanSearch has added gastroenterology to its list of specialty services. 
  8. 5 female ASC execs to know 

    Here are five female ASC executives to know:
  9. What self-employed physicians like most about their jobs

    Sixty-four percent of self-employed physicians said autonomy is what they like most about their jobs, according to Medscape's 2022 "Self-Employed Physicians Report." 

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