Entries by Lyn Crisologo

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Would Offsite Sterile Processing Work for Your Facility? Whether you’re constructing a new ambulatory surgery center (ASC) or expanding an existing one, every square foot available for surgical care is precious. The trouble is that cleaning and sterilizing surgical […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Surgery Center Takes Cues from First-Class Airport Lounges As elective surgeries continue to move outside of hospitals, newly constructed ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are stepping up their design games to gain an edge over their competitors for new patients. […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   How COVID-19 Snuck Up on a Hospital Urology Department Shortened quarantines for employees located through contact tracing might have made COVID-19 spread “exponentially,” a study suggests. Source: Infection Control Today   ASCs Lead the Charge to Huge Medicare Savings […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   What ASC execs expect from CMS, commercial payers next CMS added hundreds of surgeries and procedure codes to the ASC payable list in 2021 and revealed plans to eliminate the inpatient-only list over the next few years. Administrators are […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News: COVID-19 isn’t the only risk: Is your facility safe? With so much of our resources, time and energy devoted to keeping staff and patients safe from COVID-19, maybe it’s been a little easier lately to let other areas of safety […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   How Capitalism is Driving the Ambulatory Surgery Center Industry Capitalism is our society’s way of life and it does many things. Its dynamic evolution is driven by ambition, so it constantly creates less expensive means of accomplishment with results […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   New Measures Under Consideration Mark a Milestone for CMS’s Reimagined Quality Strategy to Increase Digital Innovation and Reduce Burden The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled its 2020 list of quality and efficiency measures under consideration. Quality […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News: The rise of the right-sized outpatient setting-A timeline of 25 key events The traditional, hospital-centric U.S. healthcare delivery system is being replaced with one where acute care is delivered in outpatient settings that better match the problem’s scope and acuity, […]

ASC Industry News

Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Q&A: The old normal will return (in January 2022) Monica Gandhi MD, MPH: “We will get to the end of this [COVID-19]. We will get to a combination of vaccine and natural infection, enough people getting herd immunity that […]

ASC Industry News

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 pandemic with patients facing virtually no heightened risk of contracting COVID-19, according to a survey conducted by the […]