SurgiStrategies March 2012 Issue

SurgiStrategies March 2012 Issu
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Using Financial Metrics to Measure Performance
Whether benchmarking to internal metrics or external data, proactive monitoring of financials is vital for ASC longevity.

Clinical Benchmarking & Accreditation
From accreditation to patient satisfaction surveys, an ASC's business office and clinical staff must work together to achieve positive outcomes.

Gauging Performance in Readiness for Accreditation with Benchmarking
One ASC director shares an overview of possible business office and clinical areas to benchmark during an accreditation – and beyond.

Accreditation – Four ASCs Share Their Experiences
An ASC physician CEO, administrator, DON and business office manager discuss accrediting with AAAHC, AAAASF, HFAP and The Joint Commission.

A Beginner's Guide to Embracing a Survey
After nearly a dozen surveys and inspections, one ASC administrator shares detailed tips on embracing the accreditation process.