Entries by Lyn Crisologo

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News: ECRI Releases its Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns in 2020 List. What’s No. 1? An old problem that’s still a big problem is back as the No. 1 issue on ECRI’s list of the top 10 patient safety concerns for […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News: How Lyft Aims to Help ASCs Lower Costs, Save Time—5 Takeaways Lyft can help patients easily travel to and from ASCs and physician offices, according to Jill Angelone, Lyft’s manager of healthcare partnerships. Ms. Angelone shared her thoughts with Provista, […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News: Patients Beyond Borders Announces Top 10 Cities for Medical Tourists in 2020 America’s rising healthcare costs, in tandem with 82 million un- or underinsured medical consumers, have given rise to a startling trend of medical refugees. In 2020, more than […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   ASCs Must Offer Patients More Financing Options, BHG Chief Exec Says The ASC payment landscape is changing rapidly, with more ASCs adopting patient financing options and price transparency policies Tyler Crawford, CEO of ASC and hospital patient financing partner […]

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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, […]

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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) […]