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Outcomes of Spine Surgery in an ASC

The number of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgeries, one of the most common spine procedures performed in the US today, continues to rise as a result of the growing elderly population in the country, says Anthony L. Asher, MD, ASCA Board member, director of the Neuroscience Institute at Carolinas HealthCare System and a senior partner at Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Ohio Specialty Surgical Receives Joint Commission's Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

Ohio Specialty Surgical Suites in Canton, Ohio, has become the first ASC in the country to receive the Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission, according to a release from the ASC. The ASC is a physician-owned, multi-specialty facility, partnered with SurgCenter Development.

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Five ASCs Receive CASA Award for Excellence

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

California Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (CASA) announced the inaugural recipients of the CASA Award for ASC Excellence and the CASA ASC of the Year last week, according to the CASA web site.

Grass Valley Surgery Center, PAMF Mountain View SurgiCenter, Surgecenter of Palo Alto, Surgery Center of Long Beach and West Wilshire Medical Surgical Center received the CASA Award for ASC Excellence and Grass Valley Surgery Center was named the CASA ASC of the Year.

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