• Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Thu Jun 20 14:30:09 2019
Jun 20, 2019
Keeping patients safe is every ASC’s top priority. Yet tracking the quality and patient satisfaction measures necessary to support a safe environment can be a difficult task for many ASC administrators. Despite having a lighter re [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Tue Jun 18 20:02:20 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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Thu May 23 16:15:44 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 [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Thu May 09 13:30:05 2019
May 9, 2019
Most ASCs understand the highly collaborative, interdependent nature of the ASC-anesthesia relationship. ASCs wouldn’t get very far without a team of anesthesiologists and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). Anesthesi [...]
  • Educational / Industry
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Fri May 03 21:29:47 2019
Apr 30, 2019
What do we call it, EMR or EHR? Help us settle this! The terms EMR and EHR are used interchangeably across the healthcare industry, but which is what and what do they mean? Some say they go together like Forrest Gump and Jenny – “ [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Sun Mar 31 02:07:42 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 Sun Mar 31 02:15:15 2019
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 Sun Mar 31 02:18:49 2019
Mar 7, 2019
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 average annual case volume reported from Medicare-certified ASCs, the [...]
  • Instructional
http://www.simplifyasc.com Simplify ASC Sun Mar 31 02:21:41 2019
Feb 26, 2019
A recent report from Relias Media paints a rosy picture for ASC growth: procedure volume is expected to climb 16 percent over the next 7 years, and revenues are expected to grow to $40 billion next year — up from $36 billion last [...]
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