Entries by Lyn Crisologo

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   3 Things to Know About Hospital, ASC Joint Ventures Joint ventures with physicians are hospitals’ preferred method for opening ASCs, according to a 2019 survey from outpatient healthcare group Avanza Healthcare Strategies. Avanza developed the survey with HealthLeaders Media, […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News: Q&A: Surgical Care Affiliates CEO Explains Why Ambulatory Surgery Center Industry Lags in Measuring and Paying for Quality Tony Kilgore is eager to see the ambulatory surgery sector adopt value-based contracting at a higher clip. But the CEO of Surgical […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Waste in US Healthcare Spending, Potential for Savings This study finds that the estimated cost of waste in the US health care system ranges from $760 billion to $935 billion and accounts for some 25% of healthcare spending. Projected […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Leading Healthcare Organizations Urge Congress to Reform Prior Authorizations In a show of solidarity, a conglomerate of leading healthcare organizations sent a letter to Congress earlier this week urging passage of a bill that would protect Medicare Advantages beneficiaries […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Will Disposable Colonoscopy Devices Replace Reusables As a disposable version of the instrument used in one of the most common medical procedures in the United States inches closer to widespread availability, a team of Johns Hopkins data researchers is […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News: Managing High-Alert/Hazardous and Look-Alike-Sound-Alike Medications in Ambulatory Care Settings High-alert and hazardous medications bear a heightened risk or cause significant patient harm and/or sentinel events when they are used in error and, as a result, require special safeguards. Look-alike/sound-alike (LASA) […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   The Joint Commission Issues Quick Safety Advisory on Disinfection of Tonometers and Other Ophthalmology Devices The transmission of serious viruses including adnovirus, HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) could occur from failure to adequately disinfect ophthalmology devices such as […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   10 Areas of Focus to Improve Your ASC Accounts Receivable Managing your ASC’s revenue cycle begins the day the procedure is scheduled and ends when the patient’s account is paid in full. There are many steps involved to arrive […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Colorado Now Requires Hospitals and ASCs to Adopt, Implement Policies to Prevent Exposure to Surgical Smoke Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed into law new legislation that will require licensed hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers to adopt and implement […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   5 Tips to Maximize Surgery Center Billing Maintaining a healthcare center can be quite costly. For those in charge of revenue management for medical practices, it can be a task to make sure all cylinders are functioning and a […]