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3 Areas That Are Costing You Money You Don’t Need to Spend in Your ASC

Across healthcare, everyone is looking to increase quality and decrease costs. To keep your ASC running efficiently, it’s crucial to cut the fat. Where are you spending money that you don’t need to be spending? read more »

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How to Improve Patient Survey Response Rates

Patient surveys are crucial tools for assessing patient satisfaction. And research has shown that 86% of patients find experience surveys valuable. But many facilities have low response rates. What gives? Why aren’t patients filling out the surveys? And how can you improve your ASC’s patient survey response rate? read more »

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Best Ways to Communicate with Physician Offices to Get The Most Referrals

At ASCs, the majority of your patient volume comes from physician referrals. Thus, keeping strong communication and relationships is vital to keeping your OR volume up. Below, we outline 4 of the best ways to improve your communication with physician offices.  read more »

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How Evidence-Based Care is Necessary in Ambulatory Surgery

In the ambulatory surgical setting, nurses are forced to wear a lot of hats. They are not only the nurse, but may be a respiratory therapist, secretary, physician liaison for physician office referrals, educator, physical therapist, housekeeping, infection control, quality coordinator, and any other role necessary to deliver exceptional... read more »

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Giving Specific Information to Patients and Their Caregivers

Cancellations can wreak havoc at a surgery center. There are often many reasons for cancellations but, when patients self-select out of surgery, it often comes down to one thing: adequate communication.  read more »

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Dr. Stephen Punzak: Video is essential for ASCs as complex surgery cases go outpatient

Stephen Punzak, MD, founder and CEO of One Medical Passport, spoke to Becker's ASC Review about the shift of more complex surgeries to the outpatient setting and how ASCs can use technology to enhance patient preparation and recovery. read more »

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How to Best Organize Patient Charts in Ambulatory Surgery

It can be easy to feel like your nursing hours are taken up more and more by patient charting and paperwork. Fortunately, some changes to how you approach patient charting can help.  read more »

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