ASC Leader to Know: Vicki Edelman of Blue Bell Surgery Center
With extensive experience in healthcare leadership, Ms. Edelman frequently offers insight into effective and successful ASC management, most recently discussing traits that make surgery centers more attractive to physicians. One of those traits includes administrator attentiveness.
"If he's on vacation, we can tell the other doctors, 'We need more cases that day, or we're going to have to move that day's scheduled cases to another day,'" she said. She added that if a physician has stopped bringing cases to the surgery center for a reason, you will be able to fix the problem more quickly if you follow up and express concern than if you let the surgeon drop off the radar for weeks.
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