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Shifting surgical horizons & the move to outpatient procedures

Across the U.S., there are now more than 6,000 ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), up from more than 5,000 in 2010. Seeing an opportunity, medical device companies are increasingly catering to ASCs with financing plans for equipment and even teams to help construct and design surgical centers.

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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.