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Oregon Passes HB 4020 on Extended Stay Centers

After five years of development and discussions, the Oregon Legislative Assembly passed House Bill 4020 unanimously. This bill creates a license for extended stay recovery centers, where patients can have 48 hours to recover from the time of admission at the ASC, as compared to the 24-hour limitation for ASCs, says Chris D. Skagen, chief executive officer of Strategic Resources Group (SRG) in Denver, Colorado.

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Boston Calling

Where can you find thousands of your peers, ASC industry leaders, cutting-edge technology, the Green Monster, chowder and duck tours all in one place? Boston, Massachusetts, of course, between April 11 and 14, when ASCA 2018 convenes at the Hynes Convention Center. Need some more reasons why you need to be at this meeting? Read on.

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Focus on Members

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Jean Day

"External benchmarking key performance measures across our managed ASCs; consistent performance of ..."

—Jean Day, Pinnacle III

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Names in the News

New at The Joint Commission

MARCH 5, 2018

The Joint Commission appointed Cheryl L. Hoying, RN, as chief nurse executive and executive vice president of customer relations.

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Cedar Rapids ASC Completes 100,000 Procedures

FEBRUARY 12, 2018

On February 14, 2018, Surgery Center Ceder Rapids in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will perform its 100,000th procedure, according to a press release.

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