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  1. Cleveland Clinic building $177M expansion with ophthalmology ASC

    Cleveland Clinic has broken ground on a $177 million expansion with an ophthalmology ASC, the health system said May 20. 
  2. Anesthesiologist running for Illinois House seat

    Anesthesiologist Bill Hauter, MD, is running for the 87th Illinois House District, the State Journal-Register reported May 20. 
  3. $156M paid for 2 California medical office properties

    Two California medical office properties were sold by real estate firm Stockdale Capital Partners for $156 million, the Los Angeles Business Journal reported May 23.

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  1. Endoscopy devicemaker partners with surgical robot manufacturer

    Surgical endoscopy device company Creo Medical Group signed a deal with surgical robot company Intuitive.
  2. Coastal Orthopedics opening ASC, new HQ in Florida

    Bradenton, Fla.-based independent physician group Coastal Orthopedics is opening its second new facility in the past seven days, SRQ Magazine reported May 23.
  3. $220M outpatient cancer, surgery center replacing Florida ASC

    The Sarasota (Fla.) County Public Hospital Board approved a facility with outpatient surgery at the Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute in Sarasota, Herald-Tribune reported May 23.
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  1. Illinois Retina Associates partners with eyesight nonprofit

    Ophthalmology practice Illinois Retina Associates is partnering with visual impairment education nonprofit Hadley.
  2. 5 spine-driven ASCs to know

    There are more than 3,500 orthopedic ASCs in the U.S., according to 2021 CMS figures, but many of them do not offer spine surgery.
  3. Physicians under fire for substance prescription: 3 suits in 1 week 

    Three physicians in the last week have faced lawsuits surrounding the prescription of controlled substances.
  4. Where ASCs stand in the consumer-driven healthcare era 

    ASCs play a huge role in mitigating the rising cost of healthcare as well as providing a more convenient site of service. 

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  1. FDA approves 1st eosinophilic esophagitis treatment

    The FDA approved the first treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis, a chronic inflammatory disorder, according to a May 20 news release.
  2. Inside HOPCo's statewide musculoskeletal population health program

    With trends in healthcare moving toward value-based models, the structures that support fee-for-service programs may need to be adjusted or replaced entirely.
  3. Outpatient primary care physician shortage could worsen as new internists opt for hospital employment

    New internists are choosing to practice in hospitals over outpatient centers, making the outpatient physician shortage worse, according to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine May 17.
  4. Ground broken for $14.5M Pennsylvania ASC

    Lake Erie (Pa.) College of Osteopathic Medicine Health broke ground on a $14.5 million ASC, Your Erie reported May 20.
  5. Best states for cardiologists to live, work in 2022

    North Dakota is the best state for cardiologists to live and work in 2022 while Virginia is the worst, according to career website Zippia.
  6. Average cardiologist pay by state 2022

    The average annual salary for cardiologists in the U.S. is $227,000, according to career website Zippia, with the highest being in Alaska and the lowest in Hawaii.
  7. Tennessee orthopedic practice breaks ground on $18.7M ASC

    Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics broke ground on an ASC, The Chattanoogan reported May 20.
  8. Physician monthly, weekly & hourly pay per state

    Massachusetts physicians receive the highest monthly pay, according to data from Ziprecruiter. 
  9. 30% of physicians have experienced discrimination, survey says 

    Nearly 30 percent of physicians have experienced mistreatment from patients or visitors, according to research published May 19 in ScienceDaily. 

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