David Howerton

David Howerton
CEO

Recent Posts

  • Lifestyle Content
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Tue Feb 23 17:51:31 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 Wed Aug 07 19:20:02 2019
Aug 7, 2019
Quick — what saves $38 billion in commercial claims alone (according to McKesson), boasts high patient satisfaction rates, and is a preferred workplace for thousands of highly-skilled healthcare professionals? You already know. AS [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Educational / Industry
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Wed Sep 25 21:04:14 2019
Jun 13, 2019
As hospital systems pursue more ASC deals and joint ventures, and private equity jumps into the ASC market with both feet, surgery centers are seeing a rising tide of ownership changes. The centers who have their data house in ord [...]
  • Simplify ASC
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Tue Jun 04 14:30:03 2019
Jun 4, 2019
As ASCs face an increasing pressure to manage business growth while keeping costs down and ensuring high quality care, more have begun to adopt technology solutions to address the challenges. One way centers are streamlining tedio [...]
  • Educational / Industry
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Wed May 29 14:00:13 2019
May 29, 2019
ASCA 2019 was a whirlwind, but the good kind of whirlwind. We made a lot of new friends, renewed ties with old ones, and learned a thing or two. While those are perhaps the best kind of takeaways from a trade show, the buzz coming [...]
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