Entries by Lyn Crisologo

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   Prevent Wrong-Site Spine Surgery The nature of spine surgery makes the risk of wrong-site errors greater than in any other surgical discipline. Similar-looking vertebrae, patient obesity, anatomic abnormalities and visualization limitations all play a role in surgeons mistaking which […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   CDC Updates Healthcare Personnel Return to Work Guidance The CDC recently updated guidance for healthcare personnel with confirmed COVID-19 infection or who have a suspected COVID-19 infection but were never tested for COVID-19. The below guidance pulled from the […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News:   11 CPT codes take effect for ASCs CMS published 11 Current Procedural Terminology Category III codes that took effect July 1 in the ASC payment system. The agency also made updated payment rates available for download. Source: Becker’s ASC […]

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Check out these articles for some of the latest hot topics in ASC Industry News: How mobile apps can help hospitals and ASCs restart elective procedures Elective surgeries comprise 60% of hospital revenues, so that’s why hospitals and ASCs are looking to restart elective services—stat. A rebound in COVID-19 cases as cities, regions and states […]