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7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday Feb.26,2018

Here are seven updates for ASC leaders to know for Feb. 26, 2018.

Aurora Health Care switches sites for $130M ASC, physician office
Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care is scrapping previous plans to build a new medical facility in Kenosha, Wis., and will instead locate it in Pleasant Prairie, Wis. The facility will feature a 100,000 square-foot ambulatory care center and a three-story office building on a 64-acre parcel.

Nebraska medical office building to house surgery center
Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, Neb., is constructing a 130,000-square-foot medical office
building, which’ll house an outpatient surgery center.

Real-estate investment group sells land occupied by Resurgens Fayette Surgery Center
Florida real estate group Grover Corlew sold 47,695-square-feet of land, including the Fayette Surgical Building and the Fayette Medical Building. All buildings are in Fayetteville. Ga. The Fayette Surgical Building houses Resurgens Fayette Surgery Center, while Resurgens Orthopedics occupies the Fayette Medical Bu1ld1ng.

Tift Regional Health System acquires local ophthalmology practice
Tifton, Ga.-based Tift Regional Health System acquired Tifton (Ga.) Ophthalmology. The ophthalmology practice will remain in Tifton but change its name to Tift Regional Ophthalmology.

Iowa physician’s license to practice indefinitely suspended for providing inappropriate pain management
Missouri Valley, Iowa-based Robert Cunard, MD, entered into a settlement agreement on Feb. 15 with the Iowa Board of Medicine, resulting in the indefinite suspension of his license to practice medicine in the state of Iowa. The board alleged Dr. Cunard failed to provide appropriate pain management care in severalĀ  instances.

Dr. Salomon Melgen gets 17 years for defrauding Medicare at least $73M
South Fla.-based ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen, MD, received a 17-year sentence Feb. 22 for stealing at least $73 million from Medicare. To read more, click here.

Exact Sciences reports 168% increase in full-year revenues
Exact Sciences announced its fourth quarter fiscal year 2017 earnings, seeing a 148 percent increase in yearover-year revenues. The company reported S87.4 million in revenues, up from $35.2 million in 2016. Analysts estimated revenues of $85.7 million for the quarter.

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