5 Most Attractive ASC Specialties

Here are the five most attractive ASC specialties and some of the attributes that make them appealing platforms, according to the Astor Group's "Investment in the Healthcare Industry" white paper. For a copy of the full report, click here.

Orthopedics
∙ Highest per treatment revenue of all ASC specialties
∙ Overall profitability is strong and reimbursement rates are attractive
∙ Demand rising and procedures not likely to move into the office setting

ENT
∙ Moderate volume of procedures
∙ Procedures generate solid revenue
∙ Low implant and supply costs contribute to high margins
∙ Expected to experience moderate but steady growth in the near-term

Gastroenterology
∙ Highest volume of procedures performed
∙ Single-specialty gastroenterology centers with limited number of active physicians is best formula for success

Spine
∙ Technology improvements encouraging growth in number of ASC procedures
∙ Payors can save significantly by shifting procedures away from the hospital to ASCs
∙ High revenue procedures

Ophthalmology
∙ One of the top three volume specialties
∙ Significant volume is required but obtainable

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