Here are four moves regarding Southern ASCs that Becker's has reported on since Aug. 14:
1. The Oxford (Miss.) Surgery Center has broken ground on a 4,620-square-foot expansion.
2. Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist submitted a cost overrun application with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services' certificate-of-need division, seeking an additional $34.7 million for its ASC, which was originally estimated to cost $38.7 million.
3. Ascension Medical Group opened Ascension Medical Group Georgetown Health Center in Georgetown, Texas, on Aug. 21. The 60,000-square-foot facility is a multispecialty health center that includes the Georgetown Surgery Center and an outpatient surgery center.
4. Florence, S.C.-based McLeod Health is starting construction this fall on a $15.3 million ASC with four operating rooms and two procedural rooms in Carolina Forest, S.C.