16 Financial and Operational Trends for ASCs

Market trends

1. Technavio reports the global ASC market is expected to grow at a 4.36 percent compound annual growth rate through 2020. There will be a continued rise in the minimally invasive surgery market, driving ASC growth.

2. Cardiac surgeries are increasingly becoming minimally invasive and procedures, with aortic valve surgeries and endoscopic robotic cardiac procedures potentially moving to the ASC. Orthopedic surgeries such as total joint replacements and spinal fusions are increasingly performed in the outpatient setting as well.

3. Vertess predicts the trend toward consumer-driven healthcare shopping illustrated by the demand for one-stop shops and on-demand healthcare services pose an opportunity for ASCs and urgent care clinics to attract patients. The company expects ASCs to combine with ambulatory groups, imaging centers and other specialists to provide a superior patient experience.

4. As healthcare moves toward pay-for-performance, bundled payments and shared savings models may present an opportunity for ASCs to thrive in a competitive healthcare environment. Continue…

Laura Dyrda, Beckers ASC

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ASC Insider Brief Newsletter

Thank you to all that have received and appreciated our newsletter over the years. Today we have published our last issue of the “ASC Insider Brief” as you know it. In these ever-changing times we realize how important it is for us provide the best valued content to our readers in a timely manner. Going […]

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ASC Center Director/DON

DIRECTOR OF NURSING, ASC SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA Here is an exciting opportunity  for a clinical leader to join an ambulatory surgery center in the southeastern Louisiana area affiliated with a progressive ASC management company. POSITION PROFILE: Provide leadership to a growing surgery center that is expected to double in volume over the next 12 months. – […]

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Introducing Brian

Liberty Search Associates would like to welcome Brian May, a new Recruiting Associate, to our network. Brian places top priority on the satisfaction of his clients and candidates, and specializes in recruiting Ambulatory Surgery Administrators, Nurse Directors, and other industry leaders.  He brings his passion for excellence every day.  Brian earned a Masters of Chemistry […]

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Tune Up Your Turnovers With a Parallel Process

TURNOVER TASKS Everyone should be preparing for the next case at the same time. “Think of it this way: You’ll get more done in a shorter time if everyone’s working on a piece of the process, than if everyone’s waiting for someone else to finish a job so they can start theirs. Every surgical team […]

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ASC Insider Brief

We are well into our third year of publishing the ‘ASC Insider Brief.’ Our free e-newsletter is for ASC industry professionals to keep up to date on ASC news, trends, job openings, and upcoming industry conferences.  Easy sign up on our Home Page.

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How to Create a Strategic Partnership with a Hospital

Written by Jonathan C. Vick, Founder and President, ASCs Inc, Shared from Beckers Hospital Review “There can be significant benefits to having a hospital as a partner for a surgery center, as long as the terms of the partnership are beneficial for the surgery center. If the partnership is not beneficial a center may find […]

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ASC Administrator Testimonial

We enjoy recruiting for the ambulatory surgery industry and it’s gratifying to receive testimonials throughout the year from candidates and clients.  Communication in working with a recruiting firm helps to make the process smooth and outcome favorable.  I share this in hopes that these two recent testimonials help the process go well for others when […]

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What to Know About ASCA 2015 Orlando, FL

Written By: Leighann Clark The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association was formed when both the Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association and the American Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers merged in 2008. The ASCA is a not for profit association which “provides advocacy and resources to assist ASC’s in delivering high quality, cost-effective ambulatory surgery to their patients.” […]

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Show Your Humanity

Interview Tip: Show Your Humanity Some candidates are overly concise on questions about hobbies, family, and spare time activities. But these questions often mean the difference between getting an offer and a rejection. You may be competing with people whose qualifications and accomplishments are very similar to your own. The interviewer and others in the […]

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Surgery Center and Hospital Recruitment Searches, 2-26-2015

New recruitment searches across the nation that may interest you or someone you know. Here’s a brief snapshot: Alaska – Administrator, ASC specializing in Ortho/Spine/Pain Mgmt 3500+ cases annually Houston Texas area – Administrator for multispecialty ASC averaging 6000+ cases annually Miami Florida area – Administrator for multispecialty ASC averaging 4000+ cases annually Central Florida […]

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