Case Costing Helps ASCs Thrive Despite Reimbursement Differential

While lower reimbursement for the exact same procedures done at hospitals is a reality for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), superior operating efficiency and meticulous accounting make continued sector growth possible. Case costing is one such accounting method, focusing on capturing the costs of supplies used but indirect costs could be rolled in as well. But corralling…

Regent Launches Bundled Payment Strategy in Multiple Markets

Already a thought leader in the shift to value-based care, Regent Surgical Health has launched a bundled payment strategy within the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) marketplace. As part of the program, the company plans to begin managing episodes of care with a bundled payment approach in multiple markets. “When a bundled payment opportunity comes in,…

Regent’s Jeffrey Simmons Weighs in on Issues Facing ASCs During Becker’s Conference

Top issues facing ambulatory surgery center (ASC) leaders were addressed by a panel of experts at Becker’s Spine Review’s recent 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven Conference in June. The panel included Regent’s Chief Development Officer Jeffrey Simmons, as well as leaders from two ASCs — Jack Jensen, MD, Founder of Houston-based Athletic Orthopedics…

Six Questions to Ask About Surgery in ASCs

It’s a sure sign that a healthcare movement is gaining traction when Consumer Reports takes interest and offers advice to patients and consumers. A recent issue of the publication offered patient tips for getting the best care at an ambulatory surgery center (ASC), and shared statistics on ASC case volume, the increasingly complex types of…

Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Endosurgical Center Wins Regent’s Annual Clinical Quality Excellence Award

Regent Surgical Health’s Annual Clinical Quality Excellence Award was recently given to the team at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Endosurgical Center in East Brunswick, NJ. Led by Carol Poppiti, Administrator and Director of Nursing, the center scored higher than any other Regent ASC in the nation on a variety of clinical benchmarks including physician, employee,…

Regent Leaders Selected to Speak at Becker’s Spine, Orthopedic, and Pain Management ASC Conference

Three Regent Surgical Health executives are among more than 235 healthcare industry leaders slated to speak at the 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine, conference in Chicago. A world-class ASC event hosted by Becker’s ASC Review and Becker’s Spine Review, the conference is expected to draw more…