ASC Industry Leader to Know: Dr. Robin Fowler of Interventional Management Services
After receiving his bachelor's degree from Auburn University, Dr. Fowler spent five years in the pharmaceutical and construction contracting industries. An interest in clinical medicine then inspired him to start over as a medical student at Ross University School of Medicine. After earning his medical degree, he completed a residency in anesthesiology at Emory University, followed by a fellowship with Emory's interventional pain program.
When speaking at the 9th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference in Chicago in 2011, Dr. Fowler encouraged healthcare professionals to track and share information on physician productivity. Administrators should track and distribute at board meetings data on productivity by provider, including case cost, caseload charges and collections. Additionally, leaders should encourage peer pressure among physicians to prompt them to perform cases more efficiently, he said.
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