3 key statistics on hospital investments in ASCs

A HealthLeaders Media Buzz survey conducted in partnership with Avanza Healthcare Strategies and Clark Hill Strasburger detailed statistics on hospital joint ventures and investments in ASCs.

HealthLeaders, Avanza Healthcare Strategies and Clark Hill Strasburger polled 1,009 senior executives and clinical leaders at for-profit and nonprofit health systems and hospitals across the U.S.

Here are the key stats to know:

1. The main reasons cited for partnering with or owning an ASC are the increase outpatient surgical capacity (64 percent), enhance physician relationships (60 percent), responding to consumer-driven trends (58 percent) and to increase revenue (53 percent).

2, Sixty two percent of hospitals and health systems hold or prefer to hold a controlling interest in an ASC venture.

3. Out of respondents who have ASC affiliation or ownership, 49 percent said they don't allow their physicians to invest in ASCs the hospital owns or is affiliated with, and 51 percent said they do.

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