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  1. Meet the leaders of the largest ASC chains

    Here are 11 leaders of the largest ASC chains to know:
  2. Anesthesiologists in these 2 regions saw sharp pay drops

    Anesthesiologists in the East and South saw sizable drops in their median wages from 2021 to 2022, according to a June blog post from Tony Mira, Anesthesia Business Consultants' president and CEO.
  3. Software, supply chain companies join to help ASCs buying implants

    HST Pathways, an ASC-focused software company, and Advantien, an ASC-focused supply chain company, have formed a partnership to help surgery centers streamline their implant purchasing systems.

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  1. Skagit Regional Health to build new ASC

    Mt. Vernon, Wash.-based Skagit Regional Health is building a new ASC.
  2. $25M Indiana facility to house ASC

    Real estate developer NexCore Group plans to develop a $25 million medical office building at the Grand Millennium Center in Westfield, Ind., Construction Review Online reported June 20. 
  3. Christus Health ASC acquired in Louisiana

    Healthcare real estate company Montecito Medical has acquired an ASC building in Shreveport, La. 
  4. GI startup among $150K Johns Hopkins, Microsoft grant recipients

    Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures is partnering with Microsoft to give a total of $150,000 to three startups, including gastroenterology technology company SpectralDx, that are addressing environmental and medical challenges, reported June 15.

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  1. Upcoming Wisconsin ASC to support 10,000+ surgeries annually

    Valley Surgery Center, located in Hudson (Wis.) Medical Center, will be able to handle over 10,000 surgeries per year once it is fully operational, the Hudson Star-Observer reported June 21.
  2. North Carolina judge says certificate of need law 'monopolistic' despite lawsuit dismissal

    The North Carolina Court of Appeals unanimously dismissed a surgeon's challenge to the state's certificate of need laws, The Carolina Journal reported June 21.
  3. 8 gastroenterology updates to know

    From updated cancer screening guidelines to a $5 million donation, here are eight gastroenterology updates Becker's reported on since June 6:
  4. USPI building joint venture ASC with physician investors in San Antonio

    Dallas-based United Surgical Partners International, a Tenet Healthcare subsidiary, is building a medical office building and ASC in partnership with a group of physician investors, San Antonio Business Journal reported June 20.

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  1. Outpatient surgeries jump 14% in Kansas: 4 things to know

    ASCs in the Wichita, Kan., area are returning to pre-pandemic case numbers, Wichita Business Journal reported June 17.
  2. Iterative Scopes taps new chief technology officer

    Iterative Scopes, a gastroenterology-focused software company, selected Aditya Khosla, PhD, as its chief technology officer.
  3. ASC chain signs on deal to boost patient engagement

    Force Therapeutics announced its partnership with Avon, Conn.-based Constitution Surgery Alliance to incorporate its digital care management platform, BioSpace reported June 17.
  4. 10 specialties with most physicians with net worth under $500K

    Infectious diseases is the specialty with the most physicians most likely to report net worth under $500,000, according to Medscape's "Physician Wealth & Debt Report 2021."
  5. Tenet opening ASC, hospital in Florida 

    Tenet Healthcare is planning a hospital and ASC in Port St. Lucie, Fla., The Palm Beach Post reported June 17. 
  6. Cleveland Clinic hospital in Florida receives $5M for digestive center

    Cleveland Clinic Weston (Fla.) Hospital received a $5 million donation for research and education at the digestive disease center from Steven Shulman and his wife, Ellen.
  7. Appeals court affirms conviction of physician, pharmacist in $4.4M Tricare fraud scheme

    A Florida physician, pharmacist and Navy veteran lost the appeal of their conviction in a $4.4 million Tricare fraud scheme, according to a June 20 article in JDSupra from the law firm Burr & Forman. 
  8. Geisinger building $500M orthopedic ASC, hospital

    Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health Systems plans to develop a $500 million to $600 million hospital, orthopedic surgery center, assisted living facility, welcome center and parking garage, according to
  9. USPI, United Urology Group ink 22-ASC joint venture deal

    United Surgical Partners International and United Urology Group signed an official agreement to form a joint venture partnership in 22 ASCs on June 21.

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