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High-Quality Low-Cost Patient Care: Why the ASC Model May Well Represent the Future of Healthcare Providers in the US?
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High-Quality Low-Cost Patient Care: Why the ASC Model May Well Represent the Future of Healthcare Providers in the US?

February 23, 2017 – By David Hamilton and Devin Jenkins, MHA The major challenge dominating the healthcare industry has always been to lower the cost of patient care while not sacrificing quality. As technology continues to advance in surgery, more procedures can be done outside a traditional hospital setting (such as […]

ForeSight Medical Announces the Launch of Encompass, a Specialty Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Surgical Network for Workers’ Compensation Payers
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ForeSight Medical Announces the Launch of Encompass, a Specialty Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Surgical Network for Workers’ Compensation Payers

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ForeSight Medical has launched Encompass Specialty Surgical Network, a specialized orthopedic, spine and pain management surgical network for workers’ compensation payers. The leading provider of surgical device cost containment in workers’ compensation, ForeSight leveraged its deep domain experience and extensive surgical data and analytics platform to develop the […]

Total joint replacements & spine in ASCs: Meeting the Triple Aim with new pain management protocols
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Total joint replacements & spine in ASCs: Meeting the Triple Aim with new pain management protocols

Written by  Laura Dyrda The outpatient ambulatory surgery center is the next frontier for orthopedic surgery. Knee arthroscopies and ACL repairs have been done in the outpatient setting for years, and now technology is moving total joint replacements and spine surgeries into ASCs. “The outpatient surgery centers are focused on orthopedics […]

Acing the infection control puzzle: 6 ASCs with 0% infection rates
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Acing the infection control puzzle: 6 ASCs with 0% infection rates

By Anuja Vaidya Here are six ASCs with zero percent infection rates. If you would like to recommend another surgery center leader for this list, contact Anuja Vaidya at avaidya@beckershealthcare.com. Four Corners Ambulatory Surgery Center (Farmington, N.M.). The surgery center reported zero infections this year, according to Stu McFadden, MHA, MBA, executive […]

9 ASCs established 25+ years ago
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9 ASCs established 25+ years ago

By Anuja Vaidya These nine ASCs have been providing care for more than 25 years. If you would like to recommend another surgery center leader for this list, contact Anuja Vaidya at avaidya@beckershealthcare.com. Banner Health Phoenix Surgicenter (41 years). The surgery center, established in 1970, is the first freestanding, multispecialty surgery center […]

J&J to launch suite of orthopedics ‘solutions’ for outpatient joint replacement
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J&J to launch suite of orthopedics ‘solutions’ for outpatient joint replacement

By Varun Saxena Johnson’s & Johnson’s ($JNJ) DePuy is launching a comprehensive program to optimize outpatient joint replacement at U.S. ambulatory surgical centers and outpatient hospitals that includes physician training, an educational video for patients to facilitate postoperative recovery and software for outcomes data collection, all in an effort to increase patient […]

4 orthopedics-focused ASCs offering bundled payments
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4 orthopedics-focused ASCs offering bundled payments

By Anuja Vaidya Here are four orthopedics-focused ambulatory surgery centers that offer bundled payments. If you would like to recommend another surgery center for this list, contact Anuja Vaidya at avaidya@beckershealthcare.com. Northwoods Surgery Center (Woodruff, Wis.). The surgery center opened in 2008 and has been performing total joint procedures and offering bundled […]

AmSurg expects revenue to reach $650.2M in Q3, SCA acquires interest in Advanced Surgical Hospital & more — 5 key notes on ASC companies
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AmSurg expects revenue to reach $650.2M in Q3, SCA acquires interest in Advanced Surgical Hospital & more — 5 key notes on ASC companies

By Mary Rechtoris Here are five updates on ASC companies. AmSurg offered $7.8 million to acquire TeamHealth, but TeamHealth rejected the offer. AmSurg originally proposed $71.47 per TeamHealth share. TeamHealth President and CEO Michael Snow said AmSurg’s proposal undervalued the company. READ MORE HERE

The case for outsourcing billing services: Q&A with Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center’s Larry Parrish
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The case for outsourcing billing services: Q&A with Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center’s Larry Parrish

By Anuja Vaidya Deciding between keeping billing in-house or outsourcing is a big one for ASC administrators and a choice that can only be made after considering numerous factors. Here, Larry Parrish, administrator of Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center in Morton Grove, discusses why he decided to outsource […]