• 5 fast facts on Surgery Partners' CEO 

    Eric Evans has been the CEO and director of Nashville, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners since January 2020. 
  • Adaptability is how small practices can succeed, says Texas surgeon

    With the ongoing trend of small ASCs being bought up by larger groups, some see the consolidation as detrimental to the market, including President Joe Biden, who issued an executive order on July 9 to crack down on anticompetitive acquisitions.
  • 10 ASC administrators to know 

    Kayla Schneeweiss-Keene, administrator of Mann Cataract Surgery Center in Humble, Texas, led her center through storm damage amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Covenant Physician Partners taps new COO

    Physician services organization Covenant Physician Partners has appointed Bill Balaun as its next COO, the company said Sept. 21.
  • 8 ASC chains with the most physicians in 2021

    The largest eight ASC companies have at least 1,000 affiliated physicians, with United Surgical Partners International at the top of the pack, exceeding 11,000.
  • Three vital elements for the future of orthopedic partnerships

    As more physicians choose to partner with private equity to accelerate growth and build value, partnership options for market-leading orthopedic surgeons are growing rapidly. Now more than ever, successful surgeons need a physician-led and owned partner to help advance the future of their practice.
  • 7 ASCs' biggest accomplishments 

    From battling storm damage to adding service lines, seven ASC leaders spoke with Becker's about the biggest accomplishments at their centers:
  • Former Regent, USPI exec joins HCA as vice president of business development

    HCA Houston Healthcare named Brad Pollard vice president of business development, the company said Sept. 17.
  • 3 government trends keeping ASC leaders up at night

    The past two years have featured rapidly changing government directives and temporary regulations, and many of these have had a profound effect on the healthcare industry. 
  • HCA Healthcare chief nurse executive to retire after 30 years

    Jane Englebright, PhD, will retire as senior vice president and chief nurse executive of HCA Healthcare at the end of the year after nearly 30 years with the organization.
  • Battling storm damage, a global pandemic: Texas ASC's biggest accomplishments

    Kayla Schneeweiss-Keene, the administrator of Humble, Texas-based Mann Cataract Surgery Center, spoke with Becker's ASC Review about how her center dealt with storm damage amid the pandemic. 
  • Telemedicine, other trends enable care for poorest patients, says CEO of Chicago ASC

    With ASCs increasing their ability to perform procedures at lower costs than hospitals, Andrew Shadid, CEO of Chicago-based Genesis Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, said his practice is determined to provide care to those with the greatest financial need.
  • New Jersey ASC admin says recruiting challenges could jeopardize physician ownership

    Running an ASC amid the COVID-19 pandemic comes with no shortage of challenges. Leasa Hermanson, MSN, RN, administrator of Vineland, N.J.-based Ambulatory Care Center, said her physician-owned center could be forced to partner with a larger entity if recruiting challenges persist.
  • USPI hiring 18 administrators

    Addison, Texas-based United Surgical Partners International is hiring at least 18 administrators for its facilities across the U.S. 
  • America's wealthiest physician billionaire: 9 things to know about HCA's co-founder

    Thomas Frist Jr., MD, co-founder and the major shareholder of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, has a net worth of $15.7 billion — the highest among nine physician billionaires listed on the Forbes annual list of the richest people in the world for 2021.
  • ASC execs split on vaccine mandate amid staffing woes

    CMS plans to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for all staff at ASCs and hospitals as a condition for participating in Medicare, which may place extra strain on many surgery centers already facing a staffing crisis.
  • Physician-owned orthopedic group names CEO 

    Wilmington, N.C.-based, physician-owned EmergeOrtho named Allison Farmer as its first statewide CEO, according to a WilmingtonBiz report. 
  • 'This is a time for ASCs to thrive,' surgeon says on the looming physician shortage

    More than 2 of 5 active physicians will be older than 65 in the next decade, but one surgeon said he thinks this could be a benefit for practicing physicians.
  • Ambulatory surgery centers use texting to help manage COVID challenges

    Confronted with rising COVID-19 cases in their communities, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are working to ensure their patient and staff communications provide the timely messages needed to maintain safety while continuing to perform the nonemergency surgeries that improve health and wellness.
  • 6 fast facts on Regent Surgical Health CEO Chris Bishop

    Chris Bishop was named the CEO of Westchester, Ill.-based Regent Surgical Health in 2016 after previously serving as president. Here are six things to know about Mr. Bishop:

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