Category Archive: ASC News

Dr. Matthew Leibman operates on Red Sox pitcher at ASC

Matthew Leibman, MD, performed wrist surgery on Boston Red Sox left-handed ace pitcher Chris Sale, CBS Sports reported Aug. 9.

12 best medical surgery programs in the U.S.: Report

A 2022 report from US News and World Report has ranked the 12 best medical schools in the U.S. for medical surgery. 

How resident salaries have changed in the last 8 years

From 2015 to 2022, medical residents’ salaries saw a 16 percent increase, according to a July report from Medscape. 

Retired physician convicted of selling toxic chemical as weight loss drug

Retired New Jersey physician William Merlino, MD, was convicted of selling the toxic industrial chemical dinitriophenol as a weight loss drug, the Justice Department said Aug. 8.

Top 8 companies revolutionizing healthcare in 2022: Report

A 2022 report from Industry Tech Insights has ranked eight companies that are revolutionizing healthcare, from a prescription cost improvement company to an appointment booking service. 

30 highest-paying medical jobs in the US

Forbes analyzed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment Statistics and isolated occupations that fall into the Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations category to develop a list of the most lucrative medical jo…

Questions about ASC’s accreditation arise following lawsuits, physician’s felony charges

A physician lawyer is raising questions about a plastic surgery ASC that remains accredited after one of its surgeons was charged with involuntary manslaughter, ABC affiliate KGTV reported Aug. 8.

2008 vs. 2020: ASC leaders on how the recessions compare

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a historic global economic downturn, and although there might be no directly comparable events from recent years, another crisis triggered a global recession in 2008.

Dr. Dylan Nieman performs 1st robotic surgery at RWJBarnabas Health ASC

A physician at New Brunswick, N.J.-based Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has performed RWJBarnabas Health’s first outpatient robotic surgery.

Physicians ask CMS for more time to comply with No Surprises Act

The Medical Group Management Association, which represents more than 15,000 medical groups comprising more than 350,000 physicians, penned an Aug. 2 letter asking CMS to give physician groups at least six months’ notice before the enforcement of any mo…

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