Medical Staff Credentialing in the ASC

Medical Staff Credentialing in the ASC Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC Many ASCs receive deficiency citations for medical staff credentialing and privileging. I review the applicable CMS conditions and standards and best practices to ensure…

Show Me the Documentation

Show Me the Documentation Debra Stinchcomb, RN, BSN, CASC Documentation is important not only to remain in regulatory compliance, but also to demonstrate your facility’s attention to quality and safety. Source: Outpatient Surgery Magazine…

Medication Compounding in the ASC

Medication Compounding in the ASC Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC There has been a great deal of discussion lately about medication preparation in the ASC, and specifically medication compounding. Source: Administrative EyeCare eZine Summer…

Acing an Accreditation Survey

Acing an Accreditation Survey Debra Stinchcomb, RN, BSN, CASC You can ace your accreditation survey with proper preparation and thorough knowledge of the standards. Source: Administrative EyeCare Spring 2011

Efficiency in the ASC

Efficiency in the ASC Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC Efficient operations have always been key to a successful business. However, in the current climate they can mean the difference between survival and success. Source: Administrative…

Risk Management for ASCs

Risk Management for ASCs Debra Stinchcomb, RN, BSN, CASC A comprehensive risk management plan helps not only to minimize any financial/legal exposure but also to improve patient outcomes. Source: Administrative EyeCare eZine Fall 2010

When Surveyors Land on Your Doorstep

When Surveyors Land on Your Doorstep Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC Be Prepared! CMS has budgeted and committed to survey 30% of non-deemed ASCs in fiscal year 2010. The agency is also increasing fiscal year 2010 ASC validation surveys for…

First Who, Then What: Nurturing Leadership

First Who, Then What: Nurturing Leadership Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC ASC leaders … will inspire their team to implement creative strategies and approaches to guarantee compliance with new regulations and established standards of care…

Retina Rising

Retina Rising Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC How one facility added and is profiting from posterior segment surgery. Source: Outpatient Surgery Magazine March 2010

Growing Your ASC Business

Growing Your ASC Business Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC Where is the business opportunity for ophthalmic ASCs? Source: Administrative EyeCare eZine Winter 2009