• Key Factors to Turnaround ASC Operations
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    From establishing an ongoing managed care contract-review process to using proper employee and physician incentives, there is a short list of critical areas for any ASC to address when looking to enhance its operating results. ...More
    June 20, 2012 Posted in Articles
  • Narcotic Drug Diversion Suspected in Hepatitis C Outbreak
    With 20 confirmed cases of hepatitis C – and more test results to come – Exeter Hospital joins a short list of medical facilities facing the ramifications of such an egregious incident in the last decade. ...More
    June 18, 2012 Posted in Blog
  • Physicians Give Healthcare Reform Law a 'D' Grade
    A new survey assessing the impact of the healthcare reform law on the patient/physician relationship reveals doctors are less-than impressed. ...More
    June 15, 2012 Posted in News
  • Annual AMA Meeting Gets Under Way
    The nation’s broadest assembly of physicians gathers this week in Chicago to lead discussion –and vote on policies – regarding emerging medical and public health issues. ...More
    June 14, 2012 Posted in News
  • Financial Drivers of ASC Success
    Given the maturation of the industry, a sluggish economy, physician shortage and pressure from payors, successful ASCs are being forced to identify ways to capture the right volume, stay ahead of the cost curve and proactively address legislative headwinds. ...More
    June 13, 2012 Posted in Articles
  • New York Healthcare Patients Receive Refunds Due to Improper Billing and Claims Practices
    Hundreds of overbilled New York healthcare patients will receive their share of up to $500,000 in refunds as the state's attorney general holds insurance companies and healthcare providers accountable for violating the law and overcharging patients. ...More
    June 12, 2012 Posted in News
  • Some of 2012's Remaining Key Dates for ASCs
    With nearly half of 2012 gone, ASC professionals should ensure they stay abreast of upcoming dates that could greatly impact their businesses. ...More
    June 11, 2012 Posted in News
  • Disaster Preparedness: Readying for the Unexpected
    The typical ASC workday does not include tornadoes, fires, hazardous spills or an entire facility’s occupants having their well-being put at risk. However, proper disaster preparedness planning can help in the event of these or other unanticipated emergencies. ...More
    June 8, 2012 Posted in Articles