Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites becomes 1st freestanding ASC in Massachusetts with total joint replacements
Jun25

Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites becomes 1st freestanding ASC in Massachusetts with total joint replacements

Surgeons at Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites in Waltham, Mass., performed the first outpatient total joint replacement at a freestanding ASC in the state. Here are five things to know:

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Mississippi Valley Health CEO Michael Patterson on the most pressing issues facing ASCs today and in the future
Jun19

Mississippi Valley Health CEO Michael Patterson on the most pressing issues facing ASCs today and in the future

Growth, value-based care and payer reimbursement are some of the most pressing issues Michael J. Patterson, president and CEO of Davenport, Iowa-based Mississippi Valley Health, believes the ASC industry is facing.

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Spine & total joints in ASCs — Premier Orthopedic Surgery Center administrator weighs in
Jun07

Spine & total joints in ASCs — Premier Orthopedic Surgery Center administrator weighs in

Natalie Soule, RN, administrator of Nashville, Tenn.-based Premier Orthopedic Surgery Center, shares insight on spine and total joints in the outpatient setting as well as offers key advice for boosting ASC growth.

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Rome doctor performs 1st area outpatient knee replacement
Jun05

Rome doctor performs 1st area outpatient knee replacement

A full joint replacement surgery can typically keep patients in the hospital for at least two days, however a Rome doctor has been able to send some of his patients home the day of surgery.

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5 best practices for spine surgery in ASCs
May25

5 best practices for spine surgery in ASCs

A study published in Spine used a Delphi panel to identify best practices for outpatient anterior cervical spine surgery. The panel of three neurosurgeons, three anesthesiologists, one orthopedic spine surgeon and a registered nurse conducted a three-round modified-Delphi method to generate best practice statements.

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Where outpatient joint replacements are headed: Key thoughts from Dr. Keith Berend of Joint Implant Surgeons
Apr06

Where outpatient joint replacements are headed: Key thoughts from Dr. Keith Berend of Joint Implant Surgeons

ASCs performing outpatient joint replacements constantly incorporate new techniques and technologies to spur growth and potential success in the future. Keith R. Berend, MD, of New Albany, Ohio-based Joint Implant Surgeons spoke about the current state of outpatient joint replacement at ASCs.

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