Illinois ASC Completes 500th Total or Partial Joint Replacement Surgery

Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center (ISMOSC) recently completed its 500th total or partial joint replacement surgery. Focused primarily on total knee and total hip replacements, the Morton Grove-based ambulatory surgery center (ASC) completed its first total joint replacement (TJR) procedure in late 2015, following thorough advance planning and a strong contractual agreement with Blue…

Patient Billing Estimator Delivers Cost Transparency for Patients, Reduces Aging A/R for Knightsbridge ASC

Streamlining the billing process while making it more transparent for patients is a priority initiative for many of the ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in Regent’s network. A case in point is Knightsbridge Surgery Center in Columbus, Ohio, and the work they’re doing to improve both communications and efficiency around patient billing. Working within the center’s…

Healthcare Execs Say Improving Ambulatory Access Is Primary Interest for 2019

C-suite execs responding to the Advisory Board’s Annual Health Care CEO Survey said healthcare revenue growth was their top priority for 2019. This is a departure from last year’s results which focused on implementing sustainable cost control initiatives as the top concern. While still important, “innovative approaches to expense reduction” fell to number five among…

Regent Surgical Health Congratulates ASC Veteran Donna Slosburg, 2019 Recipient of Nap Gary Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement

Donna Slosburg, RN, CASC, executive director of ASC Quality Collaboration (ASC QC) was this year’s winner of the Nap Gary Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the ASC Community. Slosburg, who is retiring this summer after 13 years of extraordinary service as the first and only executive director of the ASC Quality Collaboration, received the award during…