• Louisiana surgical hospital sold

    ASCs Inc. and JH Winokur closed the sale of Avala Surgical Hospital in Covington, La., according to a Feb. 23 news release.
  • 3 recent ASC transactions total $118M

    Three ASC transactions since Feb. 17 have totaled $118 million:
  • Capital Digestive Care expands Virginia presence with recent transaction

    Capital Digestive Care has signed a transaction with Gastroenterology, Ltd. of Virginia Beach (Va.), adding two more offices to its portfolio, according to a Feb. 23 news release shared with Becker's.
  • $13.3M ASC real estate sold in Louisiana

    A medical office building housing an ASC in Vidalia, La., was sold for $13.3 million, Capital Real Estate Group, which represented the seller, said Feb. 23.
  • The healthcare deals in the FTC's crosshairs

    Healthcare deals are heating up as costs rise to provide healthcare services without a similar increase in pay. The Federal Trade Commision is keeping a close eye on industry transactions to halt any anticompetitive behavior.
  • $21M medical office building housing GI, ortho practice sold

    Montecito Medical Real Estate has purchased a medical office building in Virginia Beach, Va., for $21 million, Virginia Business reported Feb. 17. 
  • A healthcare trend priming ASCs for growth

    The "shopping era" of healthcare and new price transparency requirements give patients more power than ever, a pairing that could leave ASCs poised for growth. 
  • IRA Capital gets $80.7M for ASC real estate acquisitions

    Private equity firm IRA Capital landed $80.7 million in financing from First Citizens Bank for ASC property acquisitions in Florida and Louisiana.
  • California private equity firm advances growth strategy

    Irvine, Calif.-based private equity firm IRA Capital has acquired Serra Medical Plaza in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
  • California physician sells ASC to management company 

    The Modesto (Calif.) Surgery Center has been sold to an ASC management company and a group of surgeons.
  • 3 most expensive ASC acquisitions in 2022

    Three ASC transactions have totaled $192 million since Jan. 1. 
  • ASCs in 2021: A year in review

    2021 has been an expansive year for the healthcare industry as it continued its rebound from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While the healthcare industry as a whole has seen a speedy recovery, the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) subindustry has seen an even more swift rebound to pre-COVID levels.
  • 4,500 physicians joined 3 big ASC chains in last 12 months

    Three of the nation's largest ASC companies added thousands of physicians in 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • How ASCs can thrive in a competitive market

    With heightened outpatient migration and new ASCs appearing to pop up daily, some centers are struggling to compete in their markets.
  • The investment physicians may prefer to Apple, Tesla

    Despite many physicians migrating to hospital employment, investment in ASCs is still a long- term strategy for physicians to maintain financial and operational stake in a surgery center. 
  • Integrated Dermatology Partners adds North Carolina practice

    Boca Raton, Fla.-based dermatology services provider Integrated Dermatology Partners added North Carolina's Summit Plastic Surgery & Dermatology to its network Feb. 11.
  • Georgia orthopedic ASC building sold

    A 34,697-square-foot Warner Robbins, Ga., building housing two orthopedic practices and an ASC was sold.
  • 9 ASC real estate sales in last 2 weeks

    Nine real estate sales involving ASCs that Becker's has covered in the last two weeks:
  • 4 reasons consolidation likely won't win out in the ASC industry

    The pandemic accelerated consolidation in healthcare with more physicians becoming employed and practices selling to hospitals or corporate entities. But the ASC industry remains fragmented, with 72 percent of surgery centers still independent, according to VMG Health.
  • USPI paid $78M for Compass Surgical Partners ASCs

    Dallas-based United Surgical Partners International spent $78 million to acquire the ownership of eight Compass Surgical Partners ASCs last year, USPI's parent company Tenet Healthcare revealed during the company's 2021 earnings call Feb. 8.

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