Geisinger Health System
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…