Ambulatory Care Platforms Aid Hospitals Better Manage Surgical Spend

In today’s growth environment of value-based care, expanding ambulatory care platforms can help hospitals build brand loyalty by improving relationships directly with patients while also better managing revenue. For example, having invested heavily in electronic medical records (EMRs) over the past several years, hospital aligned facilities can now access a patient’s health record anytime and…

Value-Based Care to Fuel Rapid Growth of Hospital/Physician ASC Joint Ventures

As the healthcare industry moves away from traditional fee-for-service incentives and reimbursement risk shifts from payers to providers, hospital systems are realizing the benefits of expanding ambulatory care platforms as a key element of their value-based care strategy. “The fact that healthcare premiums have continued to escalate is proof that payers have not been successful…

Article Explores Trend Toward Outpatient Settings for Total Joint Replacement

Healthcare’s evolution toward value-based care and risk-sharing payment models is prompting many hospitals to take a new look at moving total joint replacement (TJR) surgery to outpatient settings, including ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), as a transformational strategy with potential to improve both bottom-lines and quality of care. While the shift to performing TJR in outpatient…

Regent Surgical Health Names Christopher Stine Corporate Compliance Officer

After a year as Purchasing Manager, Stine to assume Corporate Compliance Officer position Regent Surgical Health, an industry-leading surgery center management and development company specializing in hospital and physician ambulatory surgery center (ASC) joint ventures, announces Christopher Stine as its new Corporate Compliance Officer. “Chris has been a great asset to the team since he…

Bundled Payments and Outpatient Joint Replacement are the Hottest Topics at Becker’s Ortho Spine Conference

In a standing-room only session during the second day of Becker’s ASC Review 14th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine, Regent Surgical Health CEO Chris Bishop spoke about the transition of total joint replacement (TJR) to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) by way of bundled payments. During his presentation, Bishop made clear that more TJR procedures will be occurring in an outpatient…

Regent Surgical Health Names Chris Bishop Chief Executive Officer

After nearly a year as President, Bishop to assume CEO position Co-founder and outgoing CEO, Tom Mallon to remain Chairman of the Board Regent Surgical Health (Regent), an industry-leading surgery center management and development company specializing in hospital and physician ambulatory surgery center (ASC) joint ventures, announces Chris Bishop as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).…

Performing Higher Acuity Cases Elevates Patient Safety at Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Performing Higher Acuity Cases Elevates Patient Safety at Ambulatory Surgery Centers As higher acuity cases such as total joint replacement continue to move from hospitals to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), patient safety is receiving more attention and becoming more closely monitored and scrutinized. An article recently published in Becker’s ASC Review lists the ten Ambulatory Care National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs)…