Cypress Surgery Center Saves 522 Hours per Year with 1MP

"It is the technology our patients expect. Most [patients] love being able to do this online. We have even won over many of our older, more hesitant patients."
-Joyce White, Administrator at Cypress Surgery Center

With an average of over 900 cases per month, Cypress Surgery Center sought a solution to help them work as efficiently as possible. The center prides itself on its commitment to quality patient care and looked to One Medical Passport to help deliver this level of care while saving time, money, and frustration.

Re-Opening After COVID-19: The ASCA Checklist

The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) has released a checklist to help ASCs consider what they need to do to begin caring for non-COVID-19 patients. The full list is available for ASCA members, and we’ve outlined some of the most crucial factors below.

Preparing for Facility Functions After COVID-19

Evaluating Technology Solutions That Work Together

In the fast-paced world of healthcare, the right technology can improve your efficiency in crucial ways. What’s more, choosing technology solutions that work together and integrate seamlessly gives you the most bang for your buck. When evaluating new software, consider how all the parts work together to create the whole.

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. 

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?

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 transition to digital patient charts.

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.

The Best Ways to Use Engage in an ASC

Death by a Thousand Surveys

As a nation, we are over-surveyed and it is killing the value of surveys to give meaningful, actionable intelligence on how to make things better.