• 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 [...]
  • Educational / Industry
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Tue Jul 27 18:11:17 2021
Jul 27, 2021
Cybersecurity in 2021 is the hot topic across all platforms and businesses. Companies across the globe are at a constant risk of a breach due to backdoors, bad cybersecurity protocols, poor training, and overall lack of awareness [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Thu May 20 15:55:09 2021
May 20, 2021
Ugh! It always seems like there is some workaround that we do to get through our day. Ambulatory Surgery Center operations are no exception. At first, we complain about the extra work because we absolutely hate it. Then, over time [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Educational / Industry
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Fri Apr 16 16:31:54 2021
Apr 14, 2021
Back in May of 2020 during the height of a global pandemic, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the 21st Century Cures Act: [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Sun Mar 21 17:32:22 2021
Mar 19, 2021
Now more than ever, ASCs are under pressure to remain profitable while continuing to provide a safe, surgical environment for both patients and staff. The COVID-19 pandemic required almost all ASCs to implement new processes and r [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Wed Mar 27 18:04:22 2019
Mar 18, 2019
The average ASC racks up $1.5 million annually in operating expenses. Of that, $464,000 is spent on drugs and medical supplies. With ASCs under spending limits to maintain their Medicaid certification, not to mention their own pro [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Fri Jun 11 18:40:26 2021
Mar 11, 2019
Would you rather have a root canal or live with a new EMR implementation? Ask ASC teams and administrators, and they might opt for the root canal. In exchange for far-off promises of making everything “better,” they’d rather live [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com 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 [...]
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