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Ambulatory Surgery Centers: What is the Impact to the Medical Device Community? Part II

To continue from my prior blog, ASC’s will continue to grow as Medicare is accepted and expanding to more locations throughout the United States. This acceptance will equal more cases and bigger cases in the ASC setting. Ophthalmology will certainly continue to…

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AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTERS WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO THE MEDICAL DEVICE COMMUNITY?

The first ambulatory surgery center (ASC) opened in 1970. As they have grown to approximately 5,500 to 5,600 Medicare-certified surgery centers in the country, approximately 1,400 to 1,700 have a hospital partner. As we know, the hospital partner may help with managed care contracting, physician recruitment and the overall maintenance of a positive environment for the surgery center in the community.

The question: How is this all impacting the medical device community?

The Transformation continues…

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