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…

Designing a Successful Bundled Payment Program

Bundled payment programs provide many benefits for physician practices and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), including: cost savings, reduced unnecessary surgeries and readmissions, and better overall patient experience. Bundled payments are a quickly growing payment type; by 2022, they are projected to reach a 17% share of all medical payment types. But organizing and operating a…

Chris Bishop & Thomas Crossen to Speak at Becker’s Hospital Review 9th Annual Meeting

Two representatives from Regent Surgical Health’s leadership team are featured speakers at Becker’s Hospital Review 9th Annual Meeting, taking place April 11-14, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Chris Bishop, Chief Executive Officer at Regent Surgical Health, will give a presentation on the topic, “Double Your Ambulatory Platform by 2020.” Bishop’s talk outlines how market…

5 Tips for ASC Supply Chain Savings

Effective supply chain and inventory management programs are key to efficient ambulatory surgery center operations, especially in today’s challenging reimbursement environment. Stephanie Martin, RN, CNOR, Regent Surgical Health’s VP of Operations and Clinical Services shares five strategies for success, including: Manage Inventory Based on Usage —Ordering supplies based on usage during a certain amount of…

ASC Joint Ventures: Hospital Recruiting Advantage + Physician Satisfaction

While recent history saw declining numbers of physicians entering private practice in favor of the lower cost of entry and financial security of hospital employment, hospitals had a tough time convincing more established physicians to align with them via employment. Today, progressive health systems are building strategic ambulatory platforms to deliver quality care more efficiently.…

Ft. Myers’ Kathy Horowitz Named Regent’s R.I.S.E. Administrator of the Year

Regent Surgical Health named Kathy Horowitz, Administrator and Director of Nursing for The Center for Specialized Surgery in Ft. Myers, Fla., winner of the company’s first R.I.S.E. Administrator of the Year award at this year’s annual meeting for ambulatory surgery center (ASC) administrators. The award recognized Ms. Horowitz, a five-year employee of the Ft. Myers…