ASC Industry News

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   ASCs Provided Safe Surgical Care as Pandemic Spread Ambulatory surgery centers performed essential surgeries during the initial phase of the coronavirus…

ASC Industry News

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Prevent Wrong-Site Spine Surgery The nature of spine surgery makes the risk of wrong-site errors greater than in any other surgical discipline. Similar-looking…

ASC Industry News

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   CDC Updates Healthcare Personnel Return to Work Guidance The CDC recently updated guidance for healthcare personnel with confirmed COVID-19 infection…

ASC Industry News

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   11 CPT codes take effect for ASCs CMS published 11 Current Procedural Terminology Category III codes that took effect July 1 in the ASC payment system.…

ASC Industry News

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News: How mobile apps can help hospitals and ASCs restart elective procedures Elective surgeries comprise 60% of hospital revenues, so that’s why hospitals and…

Survey Watch

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Survey Watch Administrative EyeCare, Jul/Aug 2019 Written by: Vanessa Sindell, MSN, BSN, RN "Ambulatory Surgery Centers(ASCs) have been in the news lately and for all the wrong reasons. In March 2018, USA Today and Kaiser Health News…

Informed Consent in Your ASC

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Informed Consent in Your ASC Administrative EyeCare, Sep/Oct 2019 Written by: Debra Stinchcomb, MBA, BSN, RN, CASC "While ASCs require that the patient gives an informed consent, the process actually begins in the surgeon’s office.…

Risk Assessments for ASCs

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Risk Assessments for ASCs Administrative EyeCare, May/June 2020 Written by: Debra Stinchcomb, MBA, BSN, RN, CASC "Every ambulatory surgery center (ASC) has a Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program. This program…