Entries by Lyn Crisologo

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   CMS to Grant Exceptions to ASCs Affected by the California Wildfires The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is granting exceptions under certain Medicare quality reporting and value-based purchasing and payment programs to facilities, including ASCs, as well […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   CMS: US Healthcare Spending Slows in Nearly Every Corner of the Market Healthcare spending slowed in 2017 for the second consecutive year in the United States, with a limited growth rate of 3.9 percent — almost one percentage point […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   ASCs hand out fewer narcotics after ACDF than hospital surgery centers, study finds With the opioid epidemic front of mind for ambulatory surgery center leaders, a study in the International Journal of Spine Surgery researched if hospital surgery centers […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   How ASCs Can Mitigate Compliance Problem Areas The healthcare regulatory landscape is becoming increasingly crowded, and dozens of agencies now oversee various aspects of an ASC’s operations, resulting in an abundance of rules. Staying on top of regulations is […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   HHS Launching Database of Patient Safety at Ambulatory Surgical Centers The Office of Management and Budget gave the OK for HHS to launch the Ambulatory Surgery Center Survey on Patient Safety Culture Database. The decision comes as ambulatory surgery […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Behind Closed Doors Only an OR Nurse Would Understand No one really understands what we do on a daily basis — and sometimes we barely understand it ourselves. For example, we worry if our patient hasn’t peed after surgery, […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   ASCA, AJRR, and the Orthopaedic Surgery Market August is National Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Month and the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) has invited Alex Taira, Policy Analyst, Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA), to contribute a guest blog on […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Trends in U.S. Antibiotic Use, 2018 Antibiotic resistance remains a pressing global public health problem. This second report on antibiotic use in the United States highlights encouraging progress made over the past year in the collection and availability of […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   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 […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   The 3 Trends Influencing Outpatient Surgery Center Success Outpatient surgery centers have never been more desirable than they are now. With a growing movement toward value-based care, several factors are pushing care to the outpatient arena. At Becker’s 16th […]