Four large orthopedic device companies have launched ASC-specific services over the past year and continue to see outpatient surgery as important to their business strategy.
Freight costs can be measured and managed with the data analytics tools of a freight management program. To monitor ongoing performance, track such key metrics as shipping rates, shipping modes and handling fees.
Amazon is a big force in healthcare and has made significant changes in the past 12 months that could affect physician practices and ASCs.
In the current healthcare climate, it’s vital for ASCs to attract and retain top talent in order to remain competitive.
As of Feb. 4, the FDA lists 113 drugs as being in short supply.
Now that CMS has approved reimbursement for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs), among other cardiovascular procedures, in the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) setting, Medicare-accredited surgery centers around the country are deciding what part PCI should play in their organization.
The COVID-19 pandemic threw curveballs in existing supply chain issues for ASCs. Here are three of the biggest concerns ASC leaders have shared over the past 90 days:
In 2020, Stryker launched its ASC sales model to leverage the company's portfolio for the outpatient setting.
Here are six updates on the COVID-19 vaccine and antibody drugs over the past week:
Many facilities may not have a dedicated QI staff member in charge of educating staff about procedures and products that support compliance.
Danilo D'Aprile, administrator of Orthopaedic & Specialty Surgery Center in Danbury, Conn., joined the Becker's Ambulatory Surgery Centers podcast to share his goals for 2021 and discuss his top supply chain issues.
GlobalData believes remote monitoring will accelerate the cardiovascular disease treatment market going forward.
Here are four updates about the COVID-19 vaccine and antibody drugs over the past week:
A former analyst at Northfield, Ill.-based Medline Industries is accusing the company of racial discrimination and retaliation for reporting sexual harassment, according to a complaint filed Jan. 4 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division.
Carefully evaluate your standardized clinical processes and look for hidden inefficiencies. Just because a process has become standardized does not mean it is the most efficient option. Seek to eliminate hidden costs that you might be missing.