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Here’s Where ASCs Have the Highest Revenue per General Surgery Case-7 Statistics

ASCs in the Pacific region reap the highest median net revenue per general surgery case, according to VMG Health’s 2018 Multi-Specialty ASC Benchmarking Study. Here are seven regional statistics on median net revenue per general surgery case.

Source: Becker’s ASC Review


Market Growth for Small Bone, Joint Orthopedic  Devices Predicted

A Transparency Market Research report predicts the global market for small bone and joint orthopedic devices will reach $8.2 billion by 2023, with an 8.1% compound annual growth rate, the July 19 Becker’s Spine Review reports.

Source: OR Manager/Becker’s ASC Review


Revised Eligibility, Certification Requirements for TKHR Program

Effective Jan 1, 2019, The Joint Commission will implement a revised eligibility requirement and two revised requirements for its Advanced Certification for Total Hip & Knee Replacement (TKHR) program.

Source: The Joint Commission


Survey: Progress on Patient Safety Slowed by Ineffective Technology, Healthcare Professionals Say

 Nearly nine out of 10 respondents to a national survey of physicians, nurses and healthcare executives say their organizations are successfully improving the safety of patients. But real problems remain, and to make further improvements, respondents to the Health Catalyst survey said they need better health information technology to warn clinicians of impending patient harm, as well as more resources and greater organizational focus on the problem.

Source: ASCA/PR Newswire


Physician Burnout: Professional Identity Could Be A Factor

The practice of medicine has changed in ways that are damaging the professional identity of physicians and fueling burnout, a cardiologist and medical school professor says. Knowledge is at the heart of the physician identity, says John E. Brush Jr., MD, FACC, a cardiologist at Sentara Healthcare in Norfolk, Virginia, and professor of medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk.

Source: ASCA/Health Leaders Media

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