Ambulatory Surgery Center

As with many healthcare organizations today, ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) have been hit hard by decreasing reimbursements, strict reporting criteria and a lack of adequate resources to address the increasing demands of the healthcare industry. To distinguish themselves in today’s market, surgery centers must harness the ability to effortlessly delve into their problems and processes and gain the insight necessary to ask the appropriate questions – and take the appropriate measures – to improve their organization’s operations.


Ambulatory Surgery Centers In The News

What are the top challenges ASC managers face? Is more oversight for ASCs on the way? What about expanding to offer good surgery center prices to veterans? We take a look at these questions in our news roundup for ambulatory surgical centers.

Maximizing Provider Revenue with Payer Contract Management

Improving payer contract management by analyzing terms and assessing payer performance helps healthcare providers maximize revenue. In this webinar, we will focus on true collectible variances (such as underpayments and denials) versus reoccurring process variances. Having more time for payer communications leads to a more productive appeal process and increased collections.

09.26.18 • Webinars

Improving payer contract management by analyzing terms and assessing payer performance helps healthcare providers maximize revenue. In this webinar, we will focus on true collectible variances (such as underpayments and denials) versus reoccurring process variances.

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Ambulatory Surgery Center Financial Outlook and Structure

What is the outlook for industry growth of outpatient centers in coming years? How are these surgery clinics structured? Who owns them? Join us as we seek answers to these questions and more from industry thought leaders. We also share the insider secret to boosting your ambulatory surgery center financial performance.

Dallas

10.3.18 • Regional User Group

Join us for our Regional User Group: Dallas – Set in the heart of Dallas within walking distance of America’s largest urban arts district, this cutting-edge event delivers the perfect mix of education, entertainment and…

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Join us for our West Regional User Group – an educational experience and big city getaway. Set in the heart of Dallas within walking distance of America’s largest urban arts district, this cutting-edge event delivers the perfect mix of education, entertainment, and exploration for SSI’s valued users.

Charlotte

10.23.18 • Regional User Group

Join us for our Regional User Group: Charlotte – Set in Uptown Charlotte near the city’s most exciting downtown attractions, this cutting-edge event delivers the perfect mix of education, entertainment…

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Join us for our Southeast Regional User Group – an educational experience and chic city getaway. Set in Uptown Charlotte near the city’s most exciting downtown attractions, this cutting-edge event delivers the perfect mix of education, entertainment and exploration for SSI’s valued users.

Ambulatory Surgery Center Industry Updates and New Analytics Tool

The ambulatory surgery clinic industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years as organizations and patients seek more affordable options for healthcare services. As a result, the sector of healthcare has had many recent updates to policies and regulations, plus the introduction of robust ASC Analytics technology.

Ambulatory Surgery Center Payment and Process in 2018 and Beyond

Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are springing up all over the nation and for good reason. Services provided at these facilities are low in cost and highly convenient for the patient. Learn about the financial and administrative changes from CMS for ASCs for 2018 and other ways ASCs are evolving.

Ambulatory Surgery Procedures Improve in Quality and Price Transparency

Will outpatient surgery centers be the new “normal” trend in healthcare? It looks like the answer to that question is, “yes”! As more patients seek out this option for care, ambulatory surgery procedures are improving with policies to decrease infection and wrong-site procedures, and increase price transparency.

Ambulatory Surgery Centers Increase in Value-Based Care Era

Ambulatory centers for healthcare are in higher demand as patients seek out convenient and cost-effective medicine options. Healthcare organizations stand to benefit by opening more ambulatory surgery centers and urgent care clinics, as they are compatible with the new value-based payment model of healthcare. 

Will Ambulatory Surgery Centers Become More “Hospital-Like”?

Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) continue to gain popularity as the costs for healthcare services steadily increase. Now, new questions arise as to what regulatory and legislative measures need to be taken to make these facilities more “hospital-like” in order to provide quality care, and to properly fund the operation of standalone outpatient clinics.