• 55 ASC Management & Development Companies to Watch in 2015

    Here are 55 companies involved in the management and development of ambulatory surgery centers.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  • 3 ASCs with successful turnaround stories

    Here are three surgery centers that have undergone tremendous turnarounds in the last few years.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • 10 ASCs with 15+ physician owners

    Here are 10 ambulatory surgery centers with 15 or more physician owners.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • Breaking ground in orthopedics: 5 ASC firsts

    Here are five surgery centers that have been the site of a number of orthopedic 'firsts.'  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • 7 ASCs with successful physician satisfaction approaches

    Here are seven ambulatory surgery centers with who go above and beyond to ensure that their physicians are satisfied.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • Taking on progressive payment models: 3 ASCs offering bundled payment options

    Here are three surgery centers that offer bundled payment options for certain procedures. By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • What does obesity cost? 51 statistics

    As a comorbidity, obesity has the potential to complicate diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with the condition. Surgery, in particular, can be difficult to perform on obese patients, with some studies indicating differential outcomes for obese patients. As a result, obesity is a costly condition for both patients and providers. Here are 51 statistics on the individual cost of obesity by state from a NerdWallet Health analysis of CDC obesity-attributable expenditures. By Ellie Rizzo -
  • Staying ahead of the curve: 3 ASC firsts

    Here are three ambulatory surgery centers that were the first in their region or state to begin using new techniques or technology.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • 6 ASCs with effective, efficient scheduling strategies

    Here are six ambulatory surgery centers with effective scheduling strategies that increase efficiency.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • 100 ASC benchmarks to know — 2014

    Here are 100 benchmarks and statistics for ambulatory surgery centers based on reports from VMG Health, Avanza Healthcare Strategies, Provista, The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, RemitData, Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, ASC Quality Collaborative, HealthCare Appraisers, Objective Health and U.S. Federal Government data. By Ellie Rizzo -
  • Rising stars: 49 ASC leaders under 40

    Leaders are accomplishing more at a younger age, and the ambulatory surgery center business is no exception. Here are 49 leaders under the age of 40 who have already made impact on the ASC industry and continue to shine as rising stars. By Carrie Pallardy & Anuja Vaidya -
  • 5 ASCs adding higher acuity procedures

    Here are five ambulatory surgery centers that recently added higher acuity procedures within the last year.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • 5 ASCs with effective purchasing strategies

    Here are five ambulatory surgery centers with innovative and effective supply purchasing strategies. By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • 35 summer reading picks for surgeons

    Though in some places around the country the hot weather has just kicked in, summer's last hurrah is around the corner. Now is the last chance to close out the season with a trip to the beach and a good read. The following are 35 recommended reads for surgeons, physicians, healthcare professionals and anyone who wants a closer look at the many facets of healthcare and healthcare business in the United States. By Ellie Rizzo -
  • 10 orthopedics-driven ASCs with 4+ ORs

    Here are 10 orthopedics-driven ambulatory surgery centers that include more than four operating rooms.   By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • 113 women leaders in the ASC industry to know

    From the C-suite and board room to the operating room, here are 113 women who hold leadership positions in the ambulatory surgery center industry. By Carrie Pallardy -
  • Infection control champions: 4 ASCs with a 0% infection rate

    Here are four ambulatory surgery centers that have maintained a 0 percent infection rate over a significant period of time. The time frame for each infection rate statistic varies.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • 60 ASC Management & Development Company CEOs to Know

    Here are 60 leaders of management and development companies in the ambulatory surgery center industry.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  • 4 narrow-focus ASCs with quick turnover time

    Here are four narrow-focus ambulatory surgery centers with efficient turnover times.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  • 4 evolving giants in the ASC industry

    In a time of uncertainty and turmoil in the ASC industry, these four ASC management and development company leaders have kept the outlooks for their companies strong, pursuing aggressive development strategies, aligning themselves with other innovative healthcare leaders and keeping their vision turned toward the future to capitalize on emerging ASC business trends. By Scott Becker, JD, CPA, and Ellie Rizzo -

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