Category: Becker’s ASC Review

Virtual reality just as effective for training future anesthesiologists: Study

Virtual reality may be just as effective as traditional one-on-one guidance for teaching ultrasound-guided needling skills in regional anesthesia, according to a June study published in the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia.

Optum's leadership shakeup: 5 moves in 2024

Here are five leadership moves in 2024 by former or current employees of Optum, parent company of ASC chain SCA Health:

HCA exec pay in the last 5 years

The three highest-paid executives of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare saw a rise in both base salary and total compensation.

The medtech giants dominating gastroenterology

Here are nine medtech giants dominating gastroenterology:

ASCs see post-procedure payer clawbacks intensify

As scrutiny increases on payer prior authorizations, health plans are using a new tactic to disrupt provider cash flows: post-procedure clawbacks.

FBI investigating 3 Texas Medical Center institutions for heart surgeon violations

The FBI is investigating three Texas Medical Center facilities over alleged violations during complicated operations, according to a June 25 report from ABC affiliate KTRK.

ChatGPT can accurately recommend patient colonoscopy intervals: Study

ChatGPT may be able to outperform gastroenterologists when it comes to determining rescreening and surveillance colonoscopy intervals for patients, according to a new study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Kelsey-Seybold eyes new Texas ASC

Pearland, Texas-based Kelsey-Seybold is eyeing a new ASC in Webster, Texas, according to a June 24 report from Community Impact.

Meet the leaders of the 8 best hospitals in California for outpatient joint replacements

Healthgrades recently released its rankings for the best hospitals in the U.S. for outpatient joint replacements, including eight in California. 

9 workforce updates to know

Here are nine updates to know on the state of the U.S. and physician workforces in 2024: