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  1. Fast-growing ASC chain lands investment from regional health system giant

    ASC developer Atlas Healthcare Partners has secured an investment from Southfield, Mich.-based BHSH System, the Phoenix-based company said June 15. 
  2. Connecticut hospital halts surgeries, redirects to ASC due to staff shortages

    Trinity Health of New England's Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford, Conn., redirected a majority of patients who need outpatient surgery to its ASC on June 9 due to staffing shortages. 
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  1. 9 recent ASC moves in Florida

    Florida is home to the third-most ASCs of any state in the nation, and it ranks 16th in ASCs per capita.
  2. Aetna in the headlines: 6 updates in 30 days

    Aetna, a CVS Health company, insurers about 39 million people. 
  3. How an investment firm aims to attract physicians to a Texas medical building

    US REO Fund, a Plano, Texas-based real estate investment firm, is hoping to draw physician groups with the renovation of a medical office building and ASC in Plano, REJournals reported June 13. 
  4. Fast facts about ValueHealth

    Leawood, Kan.-based ValueHealth, an ASC company focused on value-based surgical offerings, is gaining steam in 2022 with outpatient partnerships. 

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  1. AGA calls for national colorectal cancer screening approach

    The American Gastroenterological Association released a series of position statements June 14 amounting to a call to action for a national colorectal cancer screening approach.
  2. Average orthopedic surgeon salary by state 2022

    The average annual salary for orthopedic surgeons in the U.S. is $377,000, according to career website Zippia, with the highest being in Maine and lowest in Oregon.
  3. 12 physician owner moves in 2022 

    Physician-owned entities are having a hard time remaining independent amid skyrocketing supply, labor and equipment costs. 
  4. 50 best children's hospitals for gastroenterology, ranked by US News

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital topped U.S. News & World Report's list of best children's hospitals for gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery.

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  1. Xenco Medical adds single-use cervical spine instruments, implants for ASCs

    Xenco Medical launched its Multilevel CerviKit for outpatient spine surgery.
  2. Florida ophthalmology center completed, ASC planned  

    The Frantz EyeCare and Frantz Cosmetic Center, which is also the future site of an ASC, has been completed in Fort Myers, Fla., Naple News reported June 11.
  3. Health system opens joint-venture ASC in Minneapolis

    Minneapolis-based Allina Health opened a joint-venture ASC in Minneapolis, REBusinessOnline reported June 14.
  4. Georgia health system expansion to include ASC

    Atlanta-based Northside Hospital system is adding an ASC with its expansion in Snellville, Ga., the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported June 14.
  5. 5 gastroenterology studies to know

    Here are five gastroenterology studies Becker's has reported on since May 3.
  6. No need to reinvent the wheel in outpatient orthopedics, Dr. Alexander Sah says

    As orthopedics grew exponentially in ASCs in the last few years, some orthopedic surgeons still see challenges with the transition to outpatient cases, Alexander Sah, MD, said. However, keeping the process uncomplicated and following the examples of others can help.
  7. The distinct evolution of the CIO role

    A CMIO discusses the way the evolution of the CIO role is positively affecting patients.  Jeffrey Hoffman, MD, serves as the chief medical information officer at Columbus, Ohio-based Nationwide Children's Hospital and as a clinical associate professor of pediatrics and chief of the division of clinical informatics at the Columbus-based Ohio State University College of Medicine.  Dr. Hoffman will serve on the panel "Mapping the Patient Journey: Technology to Help Boost Patient Care and Diagnostics" at Becker's 7th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place Oct. 4-7 in Chicago.  To learn more and register, click here.
  8. True payment reform will need to occur soon, physician says

    A doctor discusses the rising healthcare costs across America. Vanessa Hill, MD, serves as the medical director at the Children's Hospital of San Antonio and as a physician adviser at Irving, Texas-based Christus Health.  Dr. Hill will serve on the panel "Key Strategies to Build Data Science Teams That Bolster the Bottom Line" at Becker's 7th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place Oct. 4-7 in Chicago.  To learn more and register, click here.
  9. 10 total joint ASC physicians to know

    Below are 10 physicians performing total joint replacements at ASCs.

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