Marta Shultz

Marta Shultz
VP of Quality

Recent Posts

  • Educational / Industry Simplify ASC Thu Nov 18 17:28:15 2021
Nov 18, 2021
This year’s final rule has more changes than usual and all areas of healthcare have been impacted. The ASC changes are listed below along with links for more information.
  • Educational / Industry Simplify ASC Tue Jul 06 16:21:49 2021
Jul 6, 2021
Ambulatory Surgery Centers have long been considered safer than hospitals by most that work at an ASC and probably by the general public. In part that is because the types of procedures performed at ASCs tend to have a lower risk [...]
  • Educational / Industry Simplify ASC Fri Mar 19 16:38:57 2021
Mar 17, 2021
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 fall to the background.
  • Educational / Industry Simplify ASC Thu Nov 14 21:46:23 2019
Nov 12, 2019
Start a conversation with the average ASC administrator about reporting, and they’re ready to head for the nearest exit. It may be an integral part of operating a high-performing surgery center, but it can be time consuming and di [...]
  • Educational / Industry Simplify ASC Mon Nov 18 22:43:58 2019
Oct 1, 2019
Before the shift towards most outpatient surgeries being performed in ASCs, Medicare and Medicaid surgical patients were primarily cared for in hospital settings. But as reimbursement models shifted, and surgical and anesthesia in [...]
  • Educational / Industry Simplify ASC Mon Sep 23 21:55:29 2019
Aug 22, 2019
A Reference Guide to the Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management In the tiny town of Scottsboro, Alabama, there’s an unlikely megastore: the Unclaimed Baggage Center. It’s where the airlines sell property travelers leave b [...]
  • Instructional Simplify ASC Tue Jul 09 21:08:07 2019
May 23, 2019
If you’re like most ASCs, reporting is a fact of life. From case costing reports to credentialing, reports set the agenda for most board meetings and provide center staff with valuable performance benchmarks. When it comes to boar [...]
  • Educational / Industry Simplify ASC Thu Sep 26 17:58:38 2019
Mar 21, 2019
The year is well underway, and 2019 already promises to be pivotal for Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Since their inception 40 years ago, ASCs have successfully worked to provide high-quality, cost-effective surgical care to millions [...]
  • Instructional Simplify ASC Tue Jun 29 19:44:31 2021
Mar 7, 2019
According to an ASCA survey, 45%+ of ASCs are still paper charting. It is estimated that ASCs spend up to $7 on materials to build a paper chart. Multiply that by an annual case count and it adds up - fast. By how much? Based on a [...]
  • Educational / Industry Simplify ASC Thu Sep 26 18:15:18 2019
Feb 5, 2019
 According to an International Data Corporation report last year, healthcare data is projected to grow by 36 percent through 2025 — faster than manufacturing, financial services or media data. Once known primarily as “Big Data,” t [...]
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