3 key anesthesia trends for ASCs to know

Alpharetta, Ga.-based Surgical Information Systems outlined the top anesthesia trends for ASCs to know.

The key details to know:

1. Value-based care. While anesthesia reimbursement will most likely be tied to pay-for-performance, the shift to value-based care could set certain quality measures relevant to anesthesia.

2. Collaborative care. Because reimbursement is increasingly tied to patient outcomes, anesthesiologists may be called upon to have a greater role is preoperative care.

3. Technology. Anesthesiology information systems and analytics are gaining popularity among anesthesiologists.

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