Geisinger Health System

SRMH - Ambulatory Ext (1)

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?

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