David Howerton

David Howerton
CEO

Recent Posts

  • Educational / Industry
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Thu Oct 14 19:09:19 2021
Sep 20, 2021
Good help is hard to find. In case you hadn’t heard, we are in the midst of what has been coined the Great Resignation. Large numbers of potential employees are in the process of re-evaluating their careers and the amount of time [...]
  • Educational / Industry
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Wed Aug 25 03:21:58 2021
Aug 24, 2021
ASC leaders looking to improve their operations and bottom-line results through software or services have various options to evaluate. My advice? Choose wisely because who or what you choose may hinder the improvements sought. By [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Tue Jun 29 19:59:39 2021
May 7, 2021
Choosing to outsource your revenue cycle management (RCM) -- or any other critical part of your workflow for that matter -- is an important decision for any ASC. But how do you ensure that you select the right vendor partner? At S [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Thu May 20 15:52:11 2021
Feb 23, 2021
"Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better." -- Jim Rohn Running a surgery center draws upon a broad yet diverse set of clinical, technical, operational an [...]
  • Educational / Industry
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Mon Sep 23 22:03:40 2019
Sep 13, 2019
A Reference Guide to the Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management When Ronald Dys was born in Berkeley, California in 1947, the total charge for his birth at Alta Bates Hospital was $108.36.
  • Educational / Industry
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Tue Aug 13 14:10:14 2019
Aug 13, 2019
Simplify's own Marta Shultz and Doug Marrs sat down at ASCA 2019 with John Goehle of The ASC Podcast. Listen in for a deep discussion of why ASC software should be based around the real-world problems ASC Administrators are facing [...]
  • Lifestyle Content
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Thu Jul 15 19:35:56 2021
Aug 7, 2019
Quick — what saves $38 billion in commercial claims alone (according to Healthcare Bluebook and HealthSmart), boasts high patient satisfaction rates, and is a preferred workplace for thousands of highly-skilled healthcare professi [...]
  • Lifestyle Content
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Mon Jul 22 18:49:09 2019
Jul 16, 2019
The founders of industrial engineering, Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, pioneered the use of time motion studies to create more efficient methods that powered the businesses of the early 20th century. They even consulted on creating m [...]
  • Educational / Industry
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Tue Jul 09 19:59:34 2019
Jul 2, 2019
The rise of High Deductible Health Plans has shifted the healthcare cost burden to the insurance policyholder. As more patients choose HDHPs, ASCs must learn how to navigate this change in patient responsibility. From increased pa [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Mon Jul 22 18:55:10 2019
Jun 18, 2019
It’s 6 a.m. — do you know where your first patient’s chart is? Did Dr. Take-it-Home leave it there? Thankfully, no. While you wait for him to get the chart — or (shudder) charts— out of his car, you realize you haven’t done a fina [...]
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