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Meet the ophthalmologist on Forbes' '30 Under 30' list

Joshua Ong, MD, was named to Forbes’ Healthcare “30 Under 30” list for 2024. 

Physician assistant pay by the numbers

Here are five numbers providing insight on compensation earned by physician assistants, using data from the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey and other data.

AmSurg announces board of directors following Envision split

ASC operator AmSurg has announced its official board of directors following its split from former parent company Envision and its successful emergence as an independent company. 

Eye Health America adds 23rd practice partner

Integrated eyecare platform Eye Health America has partnered with Venice, Fla.-based Medical, Laser, & Surgical Care of Vision and Eye Diseases, marking its 23rd partnership since 2018. 

Oregon hospitals delay 'several hundred' surgeries due to anesthesiologist shortage 

Portland, Ore.-based Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center have had to cancel several hundred surgeries amid a shortage of anesthesia providers, The Oregonian reported Nov. 30. 

5 highest paid anesthesiologists in Jacksonville

The highest paid anesthesiologist in Jacksonville earns $570,500 per year, according to Medscape’s salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $302,970 anesthesiologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

USPI in 2023: 5 moves to know

United Surgical Partners International has maintained its status as an industry-leading ASC operator in the last year. Here is an overview of what the company has done in 2023:

Ascension joins BCBS Oklahoma's Medicare Advantage network

Tulsa, Okla.-based Ascension St. John has joined Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma’s Medicare Advantage network, according to a Nov. 30 report from the Owasso Reporter.

Georgia Senate committee backs repeal of certificate-of-need laws

A Georgia Senate committee has recommended the repeal of certificate-of-need laws in their entirety, according to a Nov. 29 report from the panel. 

ASC reform legislation: Where it stands almost 1 year later

In February, four lawmakers reintroduced legislation to increase Medicare beneficiaries’ access to affordable outpatient surgical care, known as the Outpatient Surgery Quality and Access Act.