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  1. Where millennial employees may be easiest to hire

    Millennials are relocating rapidly, with 25% of the generation moving to a different metropolitan area in 2022, according to a Nov. 21 report from CNBC. 
  2. Endoscopy patient sues Mass General Brigham, Salem Hospital following HIV and hepatitis exposure

    Last week, Salem (Mass.) Hospital issued a warning letter to 450 endoscopy patients notifying them of a potential exposure to HIV and hepatitis due to incorrectly administered IVs. Now, a class-action lawsuit has been filed against the hospital, Somerville, Mass.-based Mass General Brigham and 10 hospital employees, according to a Nov. 20 report from USA Today.
  3. Walmart expands healthcare footprint: 7 updates in 60 days

    Here are seven updates on Walmart's healthcare division reported by Becker's since Oct. 3:

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  1. ASC activity in the South: 4 notes

    Here are four updates on ASC activity in the South that Becker's has reported on since Nov. 14:
  2. Tenet's $2.4B hospital sale and 2 more industry updates 

    Here are three healthcare stories from the last week that ASC leaders should know:
  3. 6 hospitals, health systems opening ASCs

    Here are six hospitals and health systems that have opened or have plans to open ASCs that Becker's has reported on since Oct. 25: 
  4. ASC chains by the numbers 

    ASC chains such as Tenet Healthcare's United Surgical Partners International and Optum's SCA Health are rapidly growing as the industry consolidates.

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  1. 5 highest paid ophthalmologists in Boston

    The highest paid ophthalmologist in Boston earns $640,300, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $265,450 ophthalmologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  2. Healthcare's prior authorization tug of war

    States, physicians and healthcare organizations have all pushed to lessen the burden of prior authorizations on the practice of medicine in 2023.
  3. Northwest Community Healthcare opens medical office building

    Northwest Community Healthcare, an affiliate of Evanston, Ill.-based NorthShore University HealthSystem, has opened a three-story medical office building in Schaumburg, Ill., according to a LinkedIn post from the practice. 
  4. 'I have zero faith in our payers': Where ASCs are losing money with reimbursements

    ASCs have long faced obstacles to reimbursements, and some leaders are finding increasing obstacles to securing necessary pay for procedures. 

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  1. 5 specialties with pay drops of 5% or more

    Of eight specialties that had their annual pay decrease or remain stagnant in the last year, five saw salary drops of more than 5%, according to a survey by Medscape.
  2. Nurse practitioner pay by the numbers

    Here are five numbers providing insight on compensation earned by nurse practitioners, using data from the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey.
  3. 5 things to know about Surgery Partners' CEO

    Eric Evans is CEO and director of Surgery Partners, one of the largest ASC chains in the U.S.
  4. Southern New Hampshire Health adds GI Genius module

    Nashua-based Southern New Hampshire Health has become the first system in the region to add Medtronic's GI Genius intelligent endoscopy module, according to a Nov. 20 report from The Biz Link.
  5. UPMC taps gastroenterologist to chair medical department

    Anne Marie Lennon, MD, PhD, a gastroenterologist and innovator in the early detection of pancreatic cancer, has been named the next chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and chair of medicine at UPMC. 
  6. Kaiser Permanente acquires DC office building for $198M

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente has acquired 507,237 square feet of medical office space in Washington, D.C., for $198 million, according to a Nov. 20 report from Commercial Property Executive. 
  7. Medical Facilities Corp. taps permanent CEO

    ASC owner and management group Medical Facilities Corp.tapped tapped tapped Jason Redman as president and CEO after he had been filling both roles in an interim capacity since 2022. 
  8. Cleveland Clinic launches UK-based outpatient facility

    Cleveland Clinic has partnered with London-based Moorfields Private Eye Hospital to open a new outpatient center in the heart of London. 
  9. Healthcare exec convicted for $50M Medicare fraud scheme 

    The chief compliance officer of a pharmacy holding company was sentenced to four years and six months in prison and must pay $21.7 million in restitution for his role in a healthcare fraud scheme. 

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