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Title: How Do ASC Companies Assess Value?

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Source: HealthCare Appraisers

The results of HealthCare Appraisers’ 2017 ASC Valuation Survey are out! Since 2003, HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. has surveyed the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) industry to determine trends in the value and characteristics of ASC ownership interests and management fees charged to ASCs. Twenty-four respondents, representing well over 700 surgery centers throughout the country, responded to this year’s survey.

Download the report to learn about how the ASC space has changed over the past year, and where it may be heading in the future.

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Ascription Final VersionTitle: Consumerism is Here: The Art & Science of Aquiring New Patients

Source: Ascription Medical

Acquiring new patients in today’s environment is more competitive and tougher than ever. Healthcare consumerism is here to stay, and it takes focused and strategic efforts to be successful. This white paper takes a deep dive into the following:

  1. What is healthcare consumerism and how is it changing patient acquisition?
  2. Understanding the art and science of getting the right message in front of potential patients.
  3. What makes a successful brand, and how do you create it?
  4. I now have the right brand strategy. How do implement it?
  5. Using science and data to determine your media channels.
  6. Track, measure and optimize: Always making data-driven decisions to succeed.
  7. Rewards of augmenting traditional patient acquisition strategies with a direct-to-consumer strategy that drives top-line revenue and bottom-line profits.
  8. Creation of a patient acquisition model that you fully control and own.

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Title: Revenue Cycle Management in a Value-based World

Source: SourceMed

The shift from volume to value-based healthcare models is underway. Outpatient service providers must reevaluate how to manage their revenue cycles, and do so relatively quickly. In two short years HHS aims to link 90 percent of fee-for-service payments directly to outcomes. You will need to be able to tightly measure and manage cost, care and outcomes across the entire episode of care.

Download this SourceMed white paper and learn how to prepare your facility for this transition.

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Title: Uncovering Success in a Data-Driven ASClogo1a

Source: In2itive 

In their latest whitepaper, in2itive Business Solutions breaks down this seemingly complex process and explores the measurable benefits of becoming a data-driven ASC.

Get to know data as a critical component of facility performance in “Uncovering Success In A Data-Driven ASC” and discover the key steps of implementation, including:

  • What data your facility should monitor
  • How month-end reporting acts as a roadmap
  • When and how to act on targeted data

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GE Healthcare logoTitle: Key Strategies & Technologies for Efficient,Cost-Effective ASCs

Source: GE Healthcare

Challenging reimbursement rates and new regulations are significant roadblocks for independent ASCs. However, new technology and workflow methodology can turn a struggling ASC into a profitable business venture, and keep successful ASCs at the top heading into the future.

In a new whitepaper from GE Healthcare, ASC owners and operators discuss:

  • Biggest workflow issues and how to tackle them
  • Optimizing room turnover times
  • Best specialties for ASCs
  • Most challenging specialties for ASCs
  • What to expect in the future

The ASC physician owners and administrators offer expertise based on years in the industry working at both large and small centers across the country. The whitepaper addresses some of the most exciting and innovative technologies and ideas for running an efficient and effective ASC today as well as preparing for tomorrow.

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 Title: Outsourced Sterile Compounding: A Strategic Decision for Advancing Patient Safety, Operational Efficiency and Sustainable Growth

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Source: PharMEDium

In a new white paper titled "Outsourced Sterile Compounding: A Strategic Decision for Advancing Patient Safety, Operational Efficiency and Sustainable Growth," PharMEDium outlines the key concepts and benefits of partnering with a compounding pharmacy.

The benefits of outsourced sterile compounding that PharMEDium highlights in the white paper include:

  • Streamlines OR workflows
  • Mitigates compliance risk
  • Optimizes patient safety
  • Reduces waste
  • Improves the bottom line

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FUJIFILM VFI loresTitle: Scoping Out a Solution: IASIS Health

Source: Fujifilm

More than 55 million procedures were performed with GI endoscopic devices in the United States in 2009 alone. For gastrointestinal labs at hospitals across the country, that translates into significant wear and tear on critical equipment. This case history explores several factors to consider when replacing aging endoscopes—technology, price, service, and physicians’ preferences—as well as when it makes sense to test the waters with a new vendor.

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