3 predictions for ASC cardiac procedures, investments


Kaufman Hall's June 2018 ASC industry flash report includes predictions on new procedure growth at ASCs, the transaction market and more.

The key details to know:

1. Rising consumerism may drive more patients to ASCs. Patients are recognizing the cost benefits of undergoing procedures in ASCs.

2. Cardiology and orthopedic procedures such as electrophysiology and interventional cardiology may become more common in ASCs over the next five years. Payer incentives and improved technology are causing the shift.

3. The ASC market has a positive outlook. Kaufman Hall predicts hospitals, health systems, physicians and insurers will continue pursuing ASC investments, spurring increased consolidation and competition.

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