From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: [Surgery centers & hospitals edition] 16 things to know about outpatient total joint replacements and ASCs | Swedish Health Services CEO Tony Armada resigns following investigation into medical practices | 5 notes on online physician rating sites - Do the stars matter? | Reg. for Becker's spine & ASC conf. featuring industry leaders like SCA's Andrew Hayek

Feb. 23, 2017

1. 16 things to know about outpatient total joint replacements and ASCs  Full article

2. Swedish Health Services CEO Tony Armada resigns following investigation into medical practices  Full article     

3. Surgical Care Affiliates' Andrew Hayek and Former NFL Running Back Marcus Allen are among the star speakers at Becker's 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference on June 22-24 at the Swissotel Chicago. Join your more than 1,100+ colleagues to learn about trends shaping industry today! Click here

4. Webinar: Learn how surgery centers have cut waste and uncovered real savings by optimizing custom procedure trays in this upcoming webinar. To learn more, click here.   

5. 10k+ direct anterior approach hip surgeries down - Dr. Kristaps Keggi's pioneering career  Full article

6. Dr. Toby Cosgrove: Drug costs contributed to Cleveland Clinic's low operating income for FY 2016  Full article

7. Whitepaper: Outsourced sterile compounding: A strategic decision for advancing patient safety, operational efficiency and sustainable growth. To learn more, click here.

8. New patient advocacy group joins fight against high drug costs  Full article
9. AAOS names Thomas Arend Jr. CEO - 5 things to know  Full article
10. American life expectancy may jump to 80+ years by 2030 - 5 things to know  Full article     

11. 5 things to know about online physician rating sites - Do the stars matter?  Full article 

12. Healthcare data breaches up 40% in 2016, hitting 15.9M patient records: 5 key points  Full article

13. 65 financial benchmarks for hospital executives  Full article  
14. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Michael Gilmore of Panhandle Orthopedics  Full article          
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20 Companies to Know
1. National Medical Billing Services:

2. Paradigm Spine:
3. North American Partners in Anesthesia:
4. Medline Industries, Inc.:
5. Centinel Spine:
6. Cardinal Health:
7. HealthCare Appraisers, Inc.: 
8. In2itive:
9. Surgical Care Affiliates:
10. Pacira Pharmaceuticals: 
11. Collect RX:
12. Anesthesia Business Consultants:
13. Doc Halo:
14.Meridian Surgical Partners


15. Carl Zeiss Meditec:
17. Arthrex, Inc.
19. McKesson Medical Surgical
20. Regent Surgical Health

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