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10 Articles on Innovative Surgery Center Benchmarking

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This compilation of articles for ambulatory surgery centers covers benchmarking basics as well as more complex strategies to really maximize ASC profitability.

10 Steps to Immediately Improve Surgery Center Profits: Cost Reduction & Benchmarking

This article is a "Benchmarking 101" course really emphasizing the core concepts behind serious benchmarking to improve ASC profits. The article features experts from Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America discussing everything from staffing, materials management and case costing to financial benchmarks and new physician recruitment.

Beyond the Numbers: Benchmarking ASCs to Operational & Financial Success


In this article, Surgical Outcomes Information Exchange Vice President of Network Development Jennifer Green gives specific examples about how she's worked with ASCs to maximize productivity, physician buy-in and ASC finances using benchmarks to chart her course.

6 Frequent Questions on ASC Benchmarking Answered


Ms. Green tackles tough questions in this article about meeting benchmarking requirements, dealing with deviations, how to use the numbers to their advantage and whether there's a wrong way for ASCs to benchmark.

13 Essential ASC Benchmarks & How to Stay Ahead of the Curve


Measurable benchmarks are crucial to running a successful surgery center. The most successful surgery centers track clinical, financial and efficiency-focused data. The article features experts in ASC benchmarking talking about what they do daily, weekly and monthly to stay head of the curve.

5 Key ASC Revenue Cycle Management Performance Indicators

An unhealthy revenue cycle could cost an ASC big time. Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management at Meridian Surgical Partners April Sackos discusses the most important benchmarks for ASC revenue cycles to ensure the ASC is paid in a timely fashion.

7 Tips for Better Benchmarking at ASCs


This article takes benchmarking a step further to address goal setting and planning to reach the ultimate goal. The article includes expertise from Raj Chopra of The C/N Group, Ann O'Neill of Regent Surgical Health and Nader Samii of National Medical Billing Services.

5 Strategies to Reduce Human Resources Costs at Surgery Centers


CEO and Co-Founder of MedHQ Tom Jacobs teams with Executive Director of Human Resources John Merski Jr., in this article to discuss the key human resources and staffing issues for ASCs to benchmark and which benchmarks successful ASCs hit.

Futuristic Healthcare: 7 Considerations for ASCs

Ambulatory surgery centers have the opportunity to incorporate the future of medicine into their care delivery model today, which would put them ahead of the curve tomorrow. There are several new technologies to record, track and benchmark clinical and operational data in healthcare, says President and Co-Founder of NextServices Praveen Suthrum, and they'll be coming to ASCs in the future.

5 Strategies for Effective External ASC Benchmarking

This article addresses issues with external ASC benchmarking and how ASCs can optimize their experience for accreditation and beyond.

100 Surgery Center Benchmarks & Statistics to Know

Becker's Healthcare compiled a list of 100 ASC benchmarks from several different sources and published a comprehensive list for 2013. Look for the 2014 list to appear in the fall.

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