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Simple Solutions for Recruiting ASC Physicians

Recruiting new Surgeons and growing service lines will no doubt improve profits of any surgery center.   Do you find it a challenge to recruit Physicians?  Do you contact all Surgeons in your market?  How frequently should you visit or contact each Surgeon? If you are finding it a challenge to recruit surgeons, here is […]

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The Storm is Approaching. What Would you do?

It’s a CMS Condition for Coverage for ASC’s to have written disaster preparedness plans.  Besides, it makes good sense to be ready before the storm hits anyway. Where are the flood zones?  Who must evacuate?  Where at evacuation centers located?  Will you or your facility have a role to play during a hurricane or its […]

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How will 2011 Medicare Rates Affect your ASC Business?

In the proposed rule published July 2nd by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ambulatory surgery centers would see a 0% increase in Medicare payments next year. For anyone that works in the ASC business, the slightest change to the proposal can affect your bottom line even if you are well prepared. Here […]

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