355 Results for Financial Management

You cannot run a successful surgery center if your surgical instruments are dull, damaged or in desperate need of replacement. I work at an extremely busy orthopedic ASC with eight operating rooms that are full...

Hysterectomy is the second most common surgery for women performed in the U.S., second only to cesarean section, and increasing numbers of surgeons are opting...

Performing immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS) offers plenty of potential benefits. Surgeons appreciate being able to halve post-op visits...

Large health systems, physician practice management companies (PPMs) and private equity firms are buying physician practices in waves across the country. This rolling up...

Running a successful chronic pain management program demands striking a delicate balance between efficiency and efficacy. Much like other programs that specialize in...

Hospital systems, ambulatory surgery center management companies and private equity firms are in full-tilt ASC acquisition mode these days. The trend is a product...

In 2021, St. Cloud (Minn.) Surgical Center performed nearly 1,000 total joint cases, nearly double the almost 400 procedures it did in 2020. This growth would’ve been...

There’s a lot to juggle at a busy health system with nine operating rooms in which an average of 50 surgical cases are performed each day. When it came to my attention...

The increased centralization of the nation’s anesthesia provider groups mirrors what’s happening in the ASC market — many physician-owned centers are being...

Anesthesia providers who dial back the anesthetic gases could save your facility money and go greener. The idea behind low-flow anesthesia is quite simple: Adjusting flows of inhalational agents to a “just right” level of...

Surgery centers are highly dependent on anesthesia services to run productive and dynamic surgical businesses, but maintaining working relationships with quality provider groups has never been more challenging....

The Surgery Center of Fairbanks was rolling along, kept afloat by revenue from GI cases and other small procedures, while its leadership was blissfully unaware that the...

ORX Awards 2021- Environmental Stewardship - Reusability Is the Responsible Choice; Reusability Is the Responsible Choice Houston Physicians’ Hospital ditched blue wrap...

if you’re still doing most of your coding, billing and collections in-house and rely on traditional spreadsheets to track metrics that assess your facility’s performance, I feel your pain. That was the situation when I became director...

Demetrio Aguila III, MD, FACS, wants surgeons to provide world-class care that doesn’t saddle patients with crushing financial debt, and ensures buy-in from the patient...

Bundled payments lead to cost-effective orthopedic care by allowing providers to make decisions based on what's best for their patients and the bottom line. How does it work?...

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Increasing case volumes is the obvious way to infuse your facility with additional revenue. Looking at ways to improve efficiencies, limit waste and make smart...

Ohthalmology has a long history of innovation, and we're fortunate to have access to several cutting-edge treatments that reduce pain and inflammation after cataract...

Help Patients Pay for Surgery; Understanding how healthcare credit cards work will help you select the one that's best for your facility — and those who come to you for care.

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