We are supporting 2019 Glaucoma Awareness Month with an emphasis on patient education. It has been said that the vast majority of today’s technological advancements in ophthalmology are taking place in glaucoma. This is evident when you review the array of new procedures and devices, especially in Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS). Certainly, the most […]Read more.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Surgery Center of Long Beach (SCLB), an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) in Long Beach, California, receives the first ever Center of Excellence Award in Orthopaedic Certification by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) for its high-quality orthopaedic services. “As a center that is committed to providing the highest quality of care and […]Read more.
A new study from the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center finds that eye surgeries continue to move from hospitals to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). Cataract, cornea, glaucoma and strabismus surgeries all showed an increased utilization at ASCs between 2001 and 2014. In just over a decade, the percentage of cataract surgeries performed at surgery centers […]Read more.
At its annual Center Leadership Conference, held Oct. 4-6 in Nashville, Tenn., AMSURG, an Envision Healthcare solution, recognized 45 ASCs for outstanding commitment to clinical quality and operational efficiency.Read more.
Phoenix Endoscopy in Phoenix, Arizona, and Westglen Endoscopy Center in Shawnee, Kansas, were awarded the Guardian of Excellence Award in Patient Experience on OAS CAHPS by Press Ganey.Read more.
Sarah Martin, MBA, RN, CASC, AMSURG Vice President, Clinical Services, contributed to the article “Implement an Effective Peer Review Program.Read more.
Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites and Atrius Health Complete First Total Hip Replacement in a Massachusetts Free-Standing Surgery CenterSeptember 14, 2017
High-Quality Ambulatory Alternative Allows Patients to Heal in the Comfort of their Own Home at 40-60 Percent Lower Cost WALTHAM, MA – On Wednesday, August 23, Atrius Health doctors performed the first-ever total hip replacement surgery to occur in a Massachusetts free-standing ambulatory surgery center. The procedure was conducted by Dr. James Phillips and assisted […]Read more.
Congressmen Bobby Scott (D-VA), Brian Mast (R-FL) and Andy Biggs (R-AZ) toured local ASCs in their districts, including East Valley Endoscopy in Mesa, Arizona. During their visits, physicians and staff had the opportunity to discuss current ASC legislation and show the congressmen how ASCs provide high-quality care at a lower cost to the patient.Read more.