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  1. 170 ASCs built or proposed in 2022

    Here are 170 ASCs that have been built or proposed in 2022 that Becker's has reported on since Jan. 4:
  2. Robotics in orthopedics isn't a luxury — it's a necessity

    Robotics is playing a bigger role in healthcare than ever before, and for orthopedics, that role is no longer a luxury — it's an essential.
  3. Ground broken on $35M Mississippi medical office building with 2 eye clinics, surgery centers

    Ground has been broken on a $35 million medical office building in Madison, Miss., that will hold offices for Jackson Eye Associates and Mississippi Retina Associates, according to a Nov. 16 report from the Madison County Journal. 

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  1. 5 CMS updates for ASC leaders to know

    From the inclusion of new procedures to a physician pay cut, here are five critical CMS updates for ASC leaders. 
  2. USPI looking to fill 12 open administrative positions

    The largest ASC network in the U.S., United Surgical Partners International, currently has 12 open administrative positions across nine states.
  3. Iowa's growing ASC presence: 4 new projects in 60 days

    From an ASC relocation to a new foot surgery center, here are four new Iowa ASC projects Becker's has reported on since Sept. 9. 
  4. Largest ASC chains by number of physicians

    Dallas-based United Surgical Partners International, subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare, is the largest ASC chain in the country by centers and number of physicians. 

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  1. Connecticut physician fined for overprescribing narcotics 

    Waterbury, Conn.-based physician Philip Mongelluzzo Jr., MD, was fined $10,000 for inappropriately prescribing high narcotics doses to patients, the Hartford Courant reported Nov. 15. 
  2. 3 fast facts on physician pay

    Here are three fast facts on physician pay:
  3. Patient died following plastic surgery at ASC where OB-GYN provided anesthesia

    A patient died at a plastic surgery center in Plantation, Fla., after an OB-GYN was used as an unlicensed anesthesiologist, the Tampa Bay Times reported Nov. 15. 
  4. Novartis considers selling ophthalmology business: Report

    Global healthcare company Novartis is in the early stages of preparing to sell its ophthalmology business, according to a Nov. 16 report from Bloomberg. 

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  1. 6 things to know about USPI, the largest ambulatory network in the U.S.

    United Surgical Partners International, the largest ambulatory network in the U.S, currently has partner clinics in 35 states across the U.S. Here are six things to know about USPI: 
  2. 12 gastroenterology updates

    From an acquisition to expanded CMS coverage, here are 12 gastroenterology updates Becker's has reported on since Nov. 2:
  3. ASCs making strides in Texas

    The ASC market in Texas continues to grow, with one orthopedic ASC in the state being ranked the top in the country this year. Here are three updates on the Texas ASC market: 
  4. Number of active residents in 15 physician specialities

    Internal medicine has the highest number of active physician residents in 2022 who graduated from medical schools in the U.S. and Canada, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. 
  5. Surgery Partners' total joints jump 91%: 3 earnings call notes

    Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners' executives laid out financial results and strategies in its third quarter earnings call Nov. 8. 
  6. 9 hospitals, health systems opening ASCs

    Here are nine hospitals and health systems that have opened or have plans to open ASCs that Becker's has reported on since Oct. 18:
  7. Why the No Surprises Act is harming anesthesiologists

    The No Surprises Act has created financial challenges for anesthesiologists, the American Society of Anesthesiologists said Nov. 15. 
  8. How $163B in inventory is lost annually and 10 more supply chain updates

    Here are 11 supply chain updates for ASC leaders to know that Becker's has reported since Nov. 9:
  9. 3 fast facts on prior authorization

    Here are three fast facts on prior authorization:

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