ASCs are ripe for IT transformation — 2 reasons why

The ASC industry could be on the forefront of health IT innovation, according to Tom Scott, CFO of HST Pathways.

In an article on Medical Economics, Mr. Scott outlined two factors that make ASCs ripe for transformation:

1. ASCs have been exempted from federal interoperability and standardization requirements, leaving software systems operating in silos.

2. The number of ASC-approved procedures is continuing to grow, and ASCs need systems that can absorb additional codes, improve claims processing and strengthen revenue cycle management.

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