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graphHere are 10 statistics on orthopedics-driven ambulatory surgery center operating expenses based on the 2011 VMG Multispecialty ASC Intellimarker report on ASCs with more than 50 percent orthopedics.
Malo Clinic Care for Ambulatory Surgery has selected PriorityOne Group for its information technology implementation and management.
Hallett Mathews, MD, MBA, is the Executive Vice President and Chief Medical officer of New York City-based Paradigm Spine, LLC, a non-fusion spinal implant and device technology manufacturer. Dr. Mathews is also a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon and minimally invasive spine surgery pioneer.
Published in Spine
CrossOrthopedic surgeon Jan-Eric Esway, MD, recently began operating in the new Boulders Ambulatory Surgery Center in North Chesterfield, Va.
Published in Practice Management
PDP Holdings recently released a statement in strong support for the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General Special Fraud Report of March 26, 2013, on physician-owned distributorships.
Duke forward Ryan Kelly had foot surgery at Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center, according to a report from The Herald Sun.
According to "Deloitte's 2013 Survey of U.S. Physicians: Physician perspectives about healthcare reform and the future of the medical profession" report, 73 percent of surgical specialists believe that it's "likely" or "very likely" hospitals and physicians will become more integrated over the next one to three years.
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MedPAC released its annual report on Medicare Payment Policy, which includes recommendations for ambulatory surgery centers, according to a Health Finance report.

Published in Billing & Coding
Karen Reiter on ASC efficiencyKaren Reiter, administrator at DISC Sports & Spine Center in Marina del Rey, Calif., discusses five initiatives her surgery center has taken on to improve the patient and physician experience at the ASC.
Published in Spine
Dr. Geier is an orthopaedic surgeon and Director of MUSC Sports Medicine. He also serves as chairman of the Public Relations Committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Double-bundle ACL reconstructions have been proposed as an alternative to the traditional single-bundle procedures in recent years. In theory, better restoration of rotational stability of the knee and lower rates of osteoarthritis years after the surgeries have been suggested to be benefits of double-bundle surgeries.
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