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  1. Atlas Healthcare Partners names Cheryl Chisholm chief people officer

    Atlas Healthcare Partners, an ASC development and management company, named Cheryl Chisholm its chief people officer.
  2. Devicemaker pays $13M to settle cardio kickback case

    Medical devicemaker Biotronik is paying $12.95 million to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to physicians in exchange for their use of the company's implantable cardiac devices, the Justice Department said July 22.
  3. Cone Health building 5-story outpatient cardio tower

    Greensboro, N.C.-based Cone Health is building an outpatient cardiovascular tower at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Triad Business Journal Journal reported July 22.

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  1. US Digestive Health adds Southwestern Gastrointestinal Specialists to its network

    US Digestive Health, a gastroenterology-focused management service organization, added Southwestern Gastrointestinal Specialists to its network.
  2. Cardiology in 2022: 14 updates for ASC leaders

    Cardiology procedures are one of the biggest opportunities for growth for ASCs, according to some ASC leaders. 
  3. Dr. Divyanshoo Kohli appointed to the American Board of Internal Medicine

    Divyanshoo Kohli, MD, has been appointed to the GI specialty board on the American Board of Internal Medicine. 
  4. United Surgical Partners International reports $771M in Q2 revenue

    United Surgical Partners International, part of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, reported $771 million in net operating revenues in its second quarter results on July 21.

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  1. Here's what ASC leaders love most about their jobs

    Seven ASC leaders joined Becker's to discuss what they love most about their ASC jobs. 
  2. ASC investment extremely profitable now, real estate adviser says 

    The current capitalization rate, paired with income potential, has created a market primed for ASC investment, according to Paul Doelling, director of St. Louis-based real estate advisory firm Mohr Partners.
  3. 5 physician specialties that drive the most revenue 

    Physicians generate an average $2.4 million annually for their hospitals, according to Merritt Hawkins and AMN Healthcare's 2022 "Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives."
  4. Top 10 ophthalmology residency programs, per Doximity

    Here are the top 10 ophthalmology residency programs, from Doximity's 2021-2022 residency navigator:

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  1. Alaska clinic adds ASC, brings more care to Alaska Natives

    A new clinic building in Fairbanks, Alaska, opened July 19 for the Alaska Native population, adding special services. including an ASC, urgent care, radiology audiology and more. 
  2. Cincinnati ASC receives accreditation for ambulatory healthcare

    Best Surgery & Therapies, a spine and orthopedic ASC in Cincinnati, has been awarded accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
  3. How CMS' physician conversion factor changed over the last 10 years

    Physicians face another year of fee cuts in 2023 as Medicare proposes to reduce the conversion factor by 4.42 percent to $33.08. 
  4. $45M medical center in Ohio to include ASC 

    Genesis Coshocton Medical Center in Coshocton, Ohio, is on track to open in April, the Coshocton Tribune reported July 22.
  5. $1.49M endoscopy suite opens in New York City

    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health's Lenox Health Greenwich Village in New York City opened a $1.49 million endoscopy suite, The Villager reported July 21.
  6. Geisinger to open $80M specialty outpatient center

    Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger has completed construction on its $80 million specialty outpatient center in Pittston Township, Pa.
  7. A new standard of care: Why this Texas practice evaluates mental health ahead of surgery

    The post-surgery process often involves some physical pain, but the related mental effects tend to be treated as an afterthought, if not overlooked entirely.
  8. Optum deal brings 2022 acquisition spending to nearly $8B

    Optum's $300 million purchase of Healthcare Associates of Texas, a Dallas-based physician practice management company, brings Optum's acquisition deal total this year to nearly $8 billion.
  9. Patient sues Pennsylvania physician, blames him for opioid addiction

    An Easton, Pa., man has sued his physician, Ajeeb John Titus, MD, alleging he overprescribed him opioids that led to his addiction, Lehigh Valley Live reported July 21. 

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