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.

Why a McGrath is the Only Laryngoscope You Need

First things first: I have ZERO, ZIP, NADA relationship with McGrath.

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.

Park Ten Surgery Center Uses 1MP to Streamline Perioperative Process

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.

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?

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.