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How the CMS final rule will affect orthopedic ASCs: 5 key notes

On Nov. 2, CMS received the 2018 final payment rule, providing a 1.2 percent increase in ASC reimbursement next year. The final rule also addressed several issues pertaining to orthopedic procedures in ASCs, including total joint replacements and spine procedures. Here are five ways the final rule will affect orthopedic ASCs, according to guidance from ASCA: 1. […]

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The ASC industry today and new trends

Staying viable in the healthcare industry can be challenging for surgery centers as the market consolidates and reimbursement falls. During Becker’s 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine in Chicago, Scott Becker, JD, publisher of Becker’s Healthcare, moderated a panel titled “The Best Advice for ASC and Practices […]

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Interview Tip

Identify Your “Hook” Dr Travis Bradberry, Talent Smart “Most hiring managers interview a lot of people. So many that they generally have to go back to their notes to remember candidates—the exception being candidates with a strong hook. Sometimes these hooks are how people dress or their personality, but the best hook is a strong […]

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Upcoming ASC Industry Events

APIC 2017, Portland OR, June 14-16, Details Becker’s 15th Annual Spine, Ortho, and Pain Management ASC Conference, Swissotel IL, June 22-24, Details Becker’s 24th Annual Meeting, October 24-26, Swissotel IL, Details ASCA 2018, April 11-14, Boston MA, Details

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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 […]

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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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