• Grant Thornton's Jeff Berman on the key supply chain trends to watch for

    Jeff Berman, principal of consulting company Grant Thornton's operations transformation, shared trends he sees in the healthcare supply chain with Becker's ASC Review.  By Rachel Popa -
  • 3 opportunities to lower costs with data

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  • 3 ways ASCs can improve supply chain operations

    Jacob Hookom, of medical supply chain company McKesson, shared insights on how ASCs can improve their supply chain operations.  By Rachel Popa -
  • ASC supply chain tip of the day: Consider Amazon

    Amazon has the potential to become a player in the ASC supply chain market, according to Neil Olderman, partner at law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath, and president of Drinker Biddle & Reath's consulting firm, Innovative Health Strategies.  By Rachel Popa -
  • How supply chain technology can help ASCs

    Technology can help ASCs organize and track their supply inventory, according to supply chain operations company Hybrent.  By Rachel Popa -
  • EyePoint Pharmaceuticals adds 2 executives

    Specialty biopharmaceutical company EyePoint Pharmaceuticals has selected Scott Jones as chief commercial officer and Said Saim, PhD, as chief technology officer.  By Rachel Popa -
  • ASC supply chain tip of the day: Track trends

    Keeping an eye on performance metrics can help increase supply chain efficiency for ASCs, said Molly Ehrlich, healthcare performance improvement company Vizient's consulting director of advisory solutions for supply chain operations.  By Rachel Popa -
  • IU Health distribution center plans to deliver to ASCs

    Indianapolis-based Indiana University Health's Integrated Service Center, a facility that provides medical supplies to the system's hospitals and acute care centers in the state at a reduced price, is expanding to deliver supplies to other facilities, according to Inside Indiana Business.  By Rachel Popa -
  • ASC supply chain tip of the day: Find effective partners

    Effective supply chain management is a key component of an ASC's clinical, operational and financial success, according to Mandie Shipp, BSN, RN, senior consultant of the clinical operations ambulatory care segment at Cardinal Health.  By Rachel Popa -
  • ASC supply chain tip of the day: Evaluate clinical processes

    Stephanie Martin, vice president of operations and clinical services for Westchester, Ill.-based ASC manager Regent Surgical Health, shared supply chain tips on Regent's blog.  By Rachel Popa -
  • 5 tips to improve ASC supply chain operations

      Budgeting and tracking supply chain data can improve ASC supply chains, according to Tom Hui, founder of ASC management software company HSTpathways and Kerri Ubaldi, RN, vice president of operations for Merritt Healthcare.  By Rachel Popa -
  • ASC supply chain tip of the day: Focus on case costing

    Physician preference items can account for a majority of an ASC's supply chain costs, according to Ann Castro, BroadJump's vice president of non-acute sales.  By Rachel Popa -
  • HCA Healthcare affiliate acquires supply chain management company — 4 insights

    HealthTrust acquired Resource Optimization & Innovation, a supply chain management company, and will now take over group purchasing operations.  By Eric Oliver -
  • 3 key opportunities for success in the ASC market

    To navigate the ever-changing, increasingly complex healthcare landscape, ASCs nationwide are exploring opportunities to enhance care coordination, meet patient demand and ensure optimal outcomes — all while reducing costs.  By Alia Paavola -
  • Top challenges facing ASCs: How to capitalize on growth & avoid headwinds

    Ambulatory surgery centers are uniquely positioned in the healthcare industry to increase value and cut costs without compromising patient experience. However, while ASCs' ability to provide high quality care at a lower cost have spurred private insurers and CMS to drive surgical care into the outpatient setting, there are some industry trends that can impede ASC growth.  By Rachel Popa -
  • ASCs should avoid these 3 supply chain revenue leaks

    Tracking data and monitoring supply chain costs can help ASCs save money, according to a Forbes article penned by Tom Hui, founder of ASC management software company HSTpathways.  By Rachel Popa -
  • How adopting new software can benefit ASCs

    ASC-focused software can help centers run more efficiently, according to Surgical Information Systems.  By Rachel Popa -
  • 3 tips on effectively managing an ASC supply chain budget

    Sticking to an ASC supply chain budget can be tough, according to Kerri Ubaldi, RN, vice president of operations for Merritt Healthcare, who shared tips with the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses.  By Rachel Popa -
  • ASC industry leaders discuss their impact on opioid crisis

    Opioids cause more deaths than gun violence, car accidents and breast cancer, according to Lance Leggitt, former White House deputy director of domestic policy. In a May 16 focus group at the 2019 Ambulatory Surgery Center Association’s Annual Conference in Nashville, Tenn., Mr. Leggitt and other ASC leaders discussed opioids, and the impact ASCs have on fighting the opioid crisis.  By Rachel Popa -
  • 3 ASCs adding surgical robots this year

    Here are three ASCs that have added robots to their surgical repertoire:\  By Rachel Popa -

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