Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Dr. Maria Abreu named AGA president

    Gastroenterologist Maria Abreu, MD, has been appointed the 119th president of the American Gastroenterological Association, effective May 30. 
  2. 5 new cardiology outpatient care sites

    Here are five cardiology ASCs and medical office buildings that have recently opened, expanded service lines or are in the process of opening, as reported by Becker's since May 2:
  3. 7 medical office building deals totaling $121M+

    Here are seven medical office building deals that total more than $121 million that Becker's has reported on since May 1:

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  1. Michigan physician sentenced for practicing without a license

    Michigan urogynecologist Husam Abed, MD, has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for practicing medicine without a license. 
  2. GI Alliance's 5-year recap: 45 updates

    GI Alliance is one of the largest gastroenterology groups in the industry, supporting more than 300 practice affiliates and over 900 providers. 
  3. TJR costs: 2018 vs. 2024

    The average cost of six total joint replacements have changed by thousands of dollars between 2018 and 2024.
  4. Dello Russo Laser Vision adds New York location

    Bergenfield, N.J.-based Dello Russo Laser Vision is opening an eye surgery center in New Rochelle, N.Y., Westfair Business Journal reported May 29.

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  1. Montana cardiologist opens direct heart-care practice

    Nancy Hua, DO, opened a direct heart-care cardiology practice Billings, Mont., according to a May 30 report by KTVQ.
  2. Tenet moves to ink 30-year lease with California hospital: What ASCs need to know

    Tenet Healthcare, parent company of ASC giant United Surgical Partners International, is one step closer to securing a 30-year lease for the 387-bed Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif., the Desert Sun reported.
  3. Average practice costs per provider: 10-year change

    The medical and surgical supply costs faced by practices per full time physician employee has increased by 82% in a 10-year span, according to a report released in May by the Medical Group Management Association.
  4. What do the 10 physician billionaires have in common? They're all self-made

    Ten U.S. physicians appeared on Forbes' 38th annual list of the world's richest people.

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  1. The GI practice investing in weight loss

    Gastroenterology practices are always looking for new ways to invest and expand care for their patients. 
  2. Why 5 hospitals closed in 2024

    From financial challenges, state law violations and reimbursement issues, many factors can contribute to hospitals shutting down.
  3. 4 payers expanding coverage for orthopedic, spine care

    Here are four commercial payers that have expanded patient access to musculoskeletal care since the beginning of 2024: 
  4. ASC specialties with the highest 5-year pay jumps

    General surgery is the ASC specialty that saw the highest pay jump between 2019 and 2023, according to the Medical Group Management Association's "Provider Compensation and Productivity Data Report" released May 28. 
  5. 3 health systems facing Stark law suits in May

    Becker's has reported on three health systems in May that have either resolved or are facing Stark law allegations.
  6. 130K-square-foot Texas medical office building sold

    A 130,000-square-foot medical office building in Austin, Texas, has been acquired by Stockdale Capital Partners, according to a May 29 report from Commercial Property Executive.
  7. Zimmer Biomet partners with CBRE to develop ASCs

    Zimmer Biomet partnered with CBRE Group to develop orthopedic ASCs as part of a larger plan toward above-market growth, the devicemaker said May 29.
  8. Pennsylvania medical office building sold for $10.5M

    Sila Realty Trust recently acquired a medical outpatient building in Reading, Pa., for $10.5 million.
  9. Gastro Health's 5-year recap: 30+ moves

    Miami-based Gastro Health has marked several accomplishments in recent years to advance gastroenterology care and expand its network.

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