Emergencies in the ASC: Are You Prepared?

Emergencies in the ASC: Are You Prepared? Regina Boore RN, BSN, MS, CASC and Crissy Benze RN, BSN You need to be ready...it's a regulatory requirement, a risk management strategy and necessary prerequisite for patient safety. Source: Ophthalmology…

ASC Quality Reporting

ASC Quality Reporting Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC Each surgery center needs to make sure its systems are in place to avoid payment reductions in 2014. Source: Administrative Eyecare Fall eZine 2012

Maximizing Reimbursement

Maximizing Reimbursement Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC  and  Maggie Dean With the cost of doing business steadily increasing, take advantage of every opportunity to maximize reimbursement and increase efficiency in your ASC's revenue cycle. Source:…

Acing an Unannounced Survey

Acing an Unannounced Survey Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC Success on an accreditation survey might not assure Medicare compliance. Source: Administrative EyeCare eZine 2012

CfC Compliance Update

CfC Compliance Update Crissy Benze, RN, BSN We have worked with scores of facilities over the past 2 years assisting with plans of correction. This article summarizes some of what we have learned. Source: Administrative Eyecare eZine Spring…

National ASC Open House Day 2011

 National ASC Open House Day 2011 Look to see what ASCs across the country did for National ASC Open House Day 2011 last August. One of the featured ASCs is a client of PSS - Newport Bay Surgery Center! Source: ASCA Focus Nov/Dec 2011

Quality Assessment Performance Improvement

Quality Assessment Performance Improvement Debra Stinchcomb, RN, BSN, CASC A robust QAPI program is an invaluable asset to a best performing ASC operation. Source: Administrative EyeCare eZine Winter 2011

Can You Pass the Surveyor's White Glove Test?

Can You Pass the Surveyor's White Glove Test? Debra Stinchcomb, RN, BSN, CASC Advice to help make your next accreditation survey a lot less nerve-wracking. Source: Administrative EyeCare eZine Winter 2011

Medication Safety for Ophthalmic ASCs

Medication Safety for Ophthalmic ASCs Crissy Benze, RN, BSN The high-throughput nature of the ophthalmic ASC operation demands implementation of the best practices in medication management and infection control to ensure patient safety and…

Infection Control in ASCs

Infection Control in ASCs Vanessa Towers, RN, BSN As CMS rolls out new conditions for coverage, centers prepare to ace the surveys. Source: OASC October 2011