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…

Racing Toward Value: Robust Ambulatory Platform Helps Hospitals Come Out Ahead

A recent article featured in Becker’s Hospital Review, “Racing toward value — Building an ambulatory platform to come out ahead,” recapped Regent Surgical Health’s executive session held at Becker’s Hospital Review 8th Annual Meeting in Chicago. During the session, Regent CEO Chris Bishop explained the sense of urgency around building robust ambulatory platforms and why…

Pain Expert Dr. Thomas Grissom Champions Affordable, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Thomas Grissom, board president at Surgery Center of Wasilla, an ambulatory surgical center (ASC) joint venture with Regent Surgical Health, is committed to expanding access to affordable healthcare in the growing Wasilla community, hub of the Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) Valley about 45 miles from Anchorage, Alaska. A pain management specialist and one of 14 experienced…

4 Payer Contracting Practices Can Help ASCs Streamline Healthcare Costs

Ambulatory surgery center (ASC) administrators face a variety of challenges when it comes to successfully managing their payer contract negotiations. But with careful preparation, ASC administrators can keep more money to reward and fuel center growth by negotiating payer contracts that will adequately cover the full cost of services and ultimately streamline healthcare costs for…