ASC Surgical Centers Insights

Welcome to your source of surgery center advice and insight. Here you’ll find a collection of resources related to surgery center management, budgeting and overall best practices.

Meet Planet Networks EMR Support Desk

Planet Networks is one of the oldest and most highly regarded electronic medical records hosting and support companies in the country.

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EMR for Single-Specialty ASCs? Why Single-Specialty Systems Are Beneficial

American SurgiSite teamed up with software developer IMW to develop a solution for electronic medical record systems for their own centers.

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How to Turn Around an Underperforming ASC

Can you recognize the signs that your ASC is headed for a downturn? And if your surgery center IS underperforming, do you know how to remedy the situation? 

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Should You Invest in a Femtosecond Laser?

With a purchase price of several hundred thousand dollars, investing in a femtosecond laser is not a decision ASC's should take lightly.

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American SurgiSite Centers Attends ASCRS Symposium

American SurgiSite Centers was proud to attend this year's American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Symposium. Read our review and take a look at some great photos of our team and our trusted colleagues.

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Filed Under Frustration: Still Few Digital Docs in NJ

In this helpful article, Melinda Caliendo spotlights American Surgisite as a leading "early adopter" of digital medical record-keeping. See how we can help your practice save time and money.

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Navigating the Ins and Outs of ACOs

In this article, Michelle Dalton, ELS, examines how Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) will affect ophthalmology, especially extensions of solo physicians and physician groups. 

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Thinking About Retina and the ASC?

 

Louis Sheffler, MPS, offers advice on where to start looking for resources, how to determine whether to join an existing ASC or consider building your own, and most important, he offers examples of successful models for ASC participation.

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On Time and Under Budget!

Paul S. Koch, MD, began his practice in 1981. Here, Dr. Koch provides helpful insight and personal anecdotes to help you upgrade your ASC in a time- and cost-effective manner.

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G-Codes and Ophthalmology Surgical Safety Checklist – Is your ASC in Compliance?

As of October 1, 2012, there have been some changes made to reporting procedures for Medicare-reporting ASCs. Are you aware of these changes? Is your ASC currently compliant with all safety regulations? Find out here.

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