4 Facility Risk Factors That Impact an ASC's Value

Facility risks include an ASC's geographic location as well as the condition, age and replacement needs of the facility and equipment. Here are four facility risk factors and the importance of each factor as rated by ASC operators, according to VMG Health's ValueDriver ASC Risk Assessment Survey.


1. Age and condition of the ASC's facility:

  • Very low importance — 0 percent
  • Low importance — 18 percent
  • Medium importance — 64 percent
  • High importance — 18 percent
  • Very high importance — 0 percent

2. Facility location (patient/physician convenience):
  • Very low importance — 0 percent
  • Low importance — 18 percent
  • Medium importance — 36 percent
  • High importance — 46 percent
  • Very high importance — 0 percent

3. Age and condition of the equipment (capital expenditure requirement):
  • Very low importance — 0 percent
  • Low importance — 5 percent
  • Medium importance — 68 percent
  • High importance — 27 percent
  • Very high importance — 0 percent

4. Ability to expand existing capacity to accommodate growth:
  • Very low importance — 5 percent
  • Low importance — 50 percent
  • Medium importance — 41 percent
  • High importance — 4 percent
  • Very high importance — 0 percent

Information comes from VMG Health's ValueDriver ASC Risk Assessment Survey. VMG Health is a leading valuation and transaction advisory firm in healthcare. To receive a complimentary copy of VMG Health's ValueDriver ASC Risk Assessment Survey, click here.

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