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  1. 5 recent studies for ASC leaders to know

    Two recent studies have shown use cases for artificial intelligence in both ophthalmology and gastroenterology.
  2. Midcareer gastroenterologist pay in 5 most populated cities

    Chicago is the best paying city for midcareer gastroenterologists in any practice setting when comparing the five most populous cities in the U.S., according to the Medscape Salary Explorer.
  3. ASC vs. HOPD for orthopedic surgery: 5 insights

    Costs are significantly lower for patients choosing to have an orthopedic procedure at an ASC instead of a hospital outpatient department, according to a new report from Medscape. 

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  1. AI system diagnoses IBD more effectively than human experts: Study

    A pilot study published in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology suggests that an AI system has a higher accuracy of diagnosing inflammatory bowel disease than health professionals. 
  2. Record-breaking deals, partnerships and more: 7 California ASC updates

    California holds the most ASCs of any state, and a new project would also give it the most expensive ASC in the nation.
  3. 5 artificial intelligence updates this year

    From glaucoma detection to cancer detection, artificial intelligence is being used in a variety of ways at ASCs.
  4. Deals, acquisitions, closures: 5 Florida ASC updates

    Florida is one of the most active states for ASCs and medical real estate.

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  1. 10 biggest ASC deals this year

    Here are the biggest deals in 2022 that ASC leaders need to know about:
  2. Cohen Children's Medical Center opens $110M pediatric surgery complex

    New York City-based Cohen Children’s Medical Center has opened its Pediatric Surgical Operating Complex.
  3. $27.2M ASC real estate sold in Alabama 

    Vestavia Hills, Ala.-based Vestavia Medical Center, a multitenant facility that houses an ASC, has sold for $27.2 million, REBusiness Online reported Aug. 10. 
  4. Average hourly worker wage up 5%

    Average hourly earnings for employees nationwide were up 5.2 percent in July over the same month last year, according to Labor Department data reported by The Wall Street Journal.

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  1. Rush's Dr. John Fernandez performs ASC hand surgery on White Sox all-star

    John Fernandez, MD, is performing hand surgery on Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, an All-Star player, at Midwest Orthopedics at RUSH, Oak Brook (Ill.) Surgery Center, the MLB reported Aug. 9.
  2. Healthcare staffing company moves into Laser Spine Institute's former HQ

    Staffing company Maxim Healthcare Services signed a lease for 71,000 square feet of a 176,000-square-foot facility that previously served as Laser Spine Institute's Tampa, Fla., headquarters, according to the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
  3. United Digestive consolidates operating systems for partner practices

    United Digestive, a gastroenterology-focused practice management company, is now consolidating operating systems for its partner practices.
  4. Top 10 cities for early-career private practice orthopedic surgeons

    Data from Medscape shows the 10 highest paying cities for early-career private practice orthopedic surgeons.
  5. Program aims to boost Virginia colorectal cancer screening rates

    The Community Health Center of the New River Valley in Christiansburg, Va., is expanding its partnership with the UVA Cancer Center in Charlottesville, Va., with the goal of increasing colorectal cancer screening rates to 80 percent of eligible patients.
  6. 13 supply chain updates over the last week

    Supply chain developments reported by Becker's since Aug. 2:
  7. 6 federal healthcare updates

    Healthcare spending declines for the first time in 60 years and five other healthcare updates Becker's has reported on since July 27:
  8. 3 recent gastroenterology network expansions

    Here are three networks expansion from two gastroenterology-focused MSOs and a private practice that Becker's has reported on since July 22:
  9. Gastrointestinal virtual health clinic receives $10.5M investment

    Salvo Health, a virtual clinic specializing in comprehensive gastroenterology care and chronic gut conditions, closed a $10.5 million investment from Threshold Ventures, Torch Capital and Felicis. 

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