New ASC construction booming in 2021 & more — 10 ASC industry notes

Here are 10 updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note:

1. Vancouver (Wash.) Clinic performed its first knee replacement surgery in its ASC, reported Jan. 16.

2. Wyomissing-based Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania named Charles Busack as its new administrator.

3. Downers Grove, Ill.-based DuPage Medical Group has opened an ASC dedicated to spine and orthopedic surgery.

4. Waterbury (Conn.) Health acquired minority ownership in a freestanding ASC.

5. Physicians and a hospital in Orangeburg, S.C., both have plans to construct new ASCs.

6. West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Gastro Group of the Palm Beaches joined Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital.

7. Nashville, Tenn.-based Montecito Medical Real Estate acquired a medical office building in Sandusky, Ohio, that houses Northern Ohio Medical Specialists.

8. San Ramon, Calif.-based Meridian reached a deal to acquire a 188,000-square-foot medical complex in Arizona with a hospital, medical office building and surgery center.

9. ValueHealth acquired Oswego, Ill.-based Kendall Pointe Surgery Center, according to a Jan. 14 news release.

10. Phoenix Spine & Joint will open its third and biggest surgery center in Gilbert, Ariz., in February.

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