• Here's what ASC leaders love most about their jobs

    Seven ASC leaders joined Becker's to discuss what they love most about their ASC jobs. 
  • Financial challenges at ASCs: How are leaders tackling them?

    Six ASC leaders joined Becker's to discuss how their ASC is tackling financial challenges.
  • Optum ASC in Kentucky names new CEO

    Owensboro (Ky.) Surgery Center named Dan Haire its new CEO, the Messenger-Inquirer reported July 15.
  • Optum's exec shakeup: 6 leaders leave in 1 month 

    Six executives have left UnitedHealth Group's Optum, which owns and operates Deerfield, Ill.-based ASC management company SCA Health, in the last month. 
  • How CVS Health, McDonald's and more retain staff

    Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies nationwide have struggled to keep workers on staff, but human resources experts say focusing on short-term retention goals may be the key to longer employee tenure, according to a Wall Street Journal report. 
  • 6 things to know about SI joint procedures in the ASC

    The market for sacroiliac (SI) joint procedures is large and growing, and the site of care is rapidly shifting to ASCs. As this shift occurs, it is essential that ASC leaders understand the complex coding landscape and be prepared to code appropriately, since the risks of not doing so can be significant. Here are six key points about SI joint procedures in ASCs.
  • 7 ASC industry leaders to know

    Several of the top leaders in the ASC space will be speaking at Becker’s 28th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs in October to share their visions for the future of health and healthcare.
  • The obstacles ASCs will have 12 months from now

    ASCs face several obstacles today from inflation to staffing woes; some will remain in the coming months while other new issues are likely to emerge.
  • The next key investments for ASCs

    The current financial environment is challenging for businesses across the board, but ASCs are in a unique position to invest in the right areas for further expansion in the coming years.
  • Total joints and spine: What ASC leaders should know if looking to expand service lines

    Ambulatory surgery centers are on an unstoppable rise as surgical cases are shifting from inpatient to hospital-based outpatient settings, and also to freestanding ASCs.
  • Less than half of physicians would recommend a medical career to their children

    Forty-three percent of physicians would recommend their child pursue a career in medicine, according to Medical Economics' "2022 Physician Report" released June 16.
  • 61% of physicians would choose the same career

    Sixty-one percent of physicians would work in the same specialty if they could go back in time to choose their career again, according to Medical Economics' "2022 Physician Report" released June 16. 
  • ASCs operating at 'breakneck' speed to compete with HOPD staffing

    Sandra Berreth, RN, director of the Foothill Surgery Center at Sansum Clinic in Santa Barbara, Calif., joined Becker's to discuss the solutions to the biggest challenges in ASCs today.
  • Orthopedics is the solution to ASC survival, CEO says

    John Ryan, CEO of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis, joined Becker's to discuss what solutions he sees to the biggest challenges facing ASCs today.
  • Price Transparency and Compliant Hardship Discounts Improve Revenue Collection

    Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are under constant pressure to operate at lower costs than hospitals. Despite staffing shortages, they’re expected to provide a superb patient experience in an increasingly price-sensitive environment. Growing numbers of uninsured, under-insured, and high-deductible patients continue to challenge financial performance. Fortunately, there are ways to improve the patient’s financial experience while also improving self-pay conversion.
  • ASC ownership opportunity key to attracting physicians

    John Ryan, CEO of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis, joined Becker's to discuss how ASCs can attract physicians. 
  • Why ASCs are attractive to physicians in the era of hospital employment

    Sandra Berreth, RN, director of the Foothill Surgery Center at Sansum Clinic in Santa Barbara, Calif.,  joined Becker's to discuss what ASCs can do to attract physicians.
  • Physicians with ownership stake in their practice hits lowest rate in 5 years 

    The number of physicians with ownership in their practice is at its lowest since 2017, according to Medical Economics' "2022 Physician Report" released June 18. 
  • Physician Partners names Goran Jankovic CFO

    Physician Partners, a primary care platform, named Goran Jankovic CFO effective on June 27, the company said. 
  • Physician Partners names Goran Jankovic as new CFO

    Physician Partners appointed Goran Jankovic as the company's new CFO as of June 27.

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