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Alabama Hospital Files Suit to Halt Construction of Competitor's ASC

Medical center claims that competing hospital took too long to start project after obtaining certificate of need in 2009.

Posted 11/21/14 | Post a comment

Doris Parker, RN, Returns Today to Her Native Liberia to Help Curb Ebola

"As a nurse, this is what you do: You take care of people," she said before leaving for her 3-month mission.

Posted 11/20/14 | 1 comment

Participation High in Medicare's ASC Quality Reporting

Nearly 99% of certified facilities successfully completed the program this year.

Posted 11/20/14 | Post a comment

Health Plan of Nevada Settles Hepatitis C Lawsuits

Insurer settles with patients who contracted disease during 2008 outbreak.

Posted 11/19/14 | Post a comment

New Treatment for Obesity Relies on Embolization

A minimally invasive procedure may decrease the appetite hormone.

Posted 11/18/14 | Post a comment

News & Notes

Posted 11/17/14 | Post a comment

Plastic Surgeon Accused of Writing Fake Prescriptions to Fuel His Addiction

Seattle doc allegedly wrote himself more than 250 prescriptions for amphetamines.

Posted 11/17/14 | 1 comment

Are You Ready for Ebola?

The outbreak of the deadly virus has surgical facilities on high alert.

Posted 11/13/14 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief; Kendal Gapinski, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Nurses Strike for Ebola Safety

Across the nation, protests demand more protective gear and training.

Posted 11/13/14 | 1 comment

Federal Investigators Cite ASC Where Joan Rivers Went Into Cardiac Arrest for Multiple Violations

From failing to obtain informed consent and identify deteriorating vital signs to snapping cellphone photos of Ms. Rivers while she was unconscious, Yorkville Endoscopy repeatedly blundered in star's care.

Posted 11/11/14 | 6 comments

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