ASCs, Physician-Hospital Joint Ventures Evolve as Health Systems Move Toward Value-Based Care

For the first time in healthcare industry history, health systems are motivated to enter the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) space, due to the industry’s move toward value-based care. According to Chris Bishop, chief executive officer at Regent Surgical Health, this shift to new reimbursement methodologies is driving rapid evolution among ASCs: toward hospital-physician joint ventures…

ASC Surgeons Discuss TJR Patient Process

Second installment on state-of-the-art Oregon Surgical Institute’s first-year success With just over a year in operation as Oregon’s first ambulatory surgery center dedicated to total joint replacement (TJR) and other complex orthopedic procedures, the surgeon-owners at Oregon Surgical Institute (OSI) have honed processes related to patient experience and patient selection, along with a common core…

OSI Surgeon Partners Talk TJR Success

3-part series shares lessons learned based on new ASC’s experience so far Since opening its doors in early 2018, Oregon Surgical Institute (OSI) has had a banner year delivering high-quality, outpatient outcomes to total joint replacement (TJR) patients. Designed as a center of excellence specifically for complex procedures, the center focuses on TJR, spine, orthopedics,…