ASCs and COVID-19: How to Handle Surgical Overflow

With the COVID-19 pandemic evolving daily, the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) has released a list of scenarios in which ASCs can be activated to handle surgical overflow. We’ve summarized the ASCA’s list of options for how ASCs can assist with surge capacity. read more »

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Using Data in Today’s Healthcare World

You’ve implemented technology and software to help you collect better data. Now what? How can you use that data effectively? When appropriately used, healthcare data analytics can have a direct impact on improving your patient care. read more »

Evaluating Technology Solutions That Work Together

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Innovations Surgery Center Uses 1MP to Improve Pre-Admission Processes

Innovations Surgery Center (ISC) in Rockville, MD is a surgery center that is dedicated exclusively to GYN procedures. Their innovative techniques keep even the most complicated procedures to a minimally invasive level. They are known for their exceptional patient outcomes and revolutionizing female health procedures. read more »

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1MP Helps With Emergency Preparedness Plan for California Facility

  We had learned about the power outages and fires happening in California; we wanted to help.   News Anchor: “California is burning...statewide utilities cut power to more than 209,000 customers to minimize the fire risk.”  Paula: My name is Paula Schinning and I'm a Customer Success Manager here at One Medical Passport. We reached out... read more »

ASC Tips for Informing Family Members about Patient Operative Status 

As ASC clinicians, we get used to surgery. But for patients’ family members, sometimes this is their first time in the waiting room. Communicating with family members effectively and regularly is key to keeping high satisfaction scores and providing top-quality care.  read more »

Why Your Patients Want Videos for Pre-Op and Post-Op Instructions

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Should You Consider Switching Your Surgery Center Software?

Getting patients in and out of the OR safely and efficiently is the top priority at an any ASC. You’re using the best, most innovative equipment in the operating room. Are you using the same cutting-edge tools to track patients? read more »

Why You Need to Transition to Digital Patient Charts

Do you know how much paper charts are costing you? By some estimates, manual charting can consume up to $3-7 per chart. Based on national case volume averages, this can add up to $30,000 per year spent on recording patient data, assembling and disassembling case files, and retrieving charts. With these numbers in mind, the time is now to... read more »

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The 4 Habits of a Successful Surgery Center Administrator

What does it take to successfully manage an ASC? As with any administrative role, you must find the balance of being a leader and being a team player. Follow these 4 habits for success in your leadership role and in your ASC. read more »

How to Improve ASC Quality Reporting Without Costing You Extra Time

Quality reporting is a crucial strategy for improving your ASC's efficiency while ensuring patient safety. However, increasing OR volumes and CMS survey requirements mean that quality reporting can easily consume many extra hours. Here’s how you can improve without bankrupting your most precious resource—time. read more »

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