Physician Preference Cards and Case Costing Translate to Cost Savings and Smarter Purchasing for Ambulatory Surgery Centers

For ambulatory surgery center (ASC) leadership, determining the profitability of a case can be complex, and at times nearly impossible. Physician preference cards are essential in helping leadership gain a full picture of case costing, yet are often overlooked or outdated, says Hybrent CEO Ken Tighe. “Preference cards set up ambulatory surgery centers for success.…

Hybrent Makes Vendor Interaction Easy

As supply chain management can attest, surgery centers do not order products from just one vendor. “Our customers transact with multiple vendors on any given day,” said Micah McClelland, Hybrent VP of Business Development. “On average, our customers order supplies from 32 vendors per month.” With so many orders taking place with multiple vendors, it…

Surgery Center Case Study: Less Time at Computer, More Time in OR

SITUATION Springhill Surgery Center, based in Little Rock, Ark., is a multi-specialty surgical and endoscopic center. Its six operating rooms offer a wide array of surgical specialties including orthopedic, general, ophthalmology, urology, neurology, gynecology, and eye-nose-throat procedures, and four procedure rooms support the Center’s active GI and pain management programs. Approximately 11,000 procedures are performed…

Hybrent Featured in Becker’s 6 ASC Technologies to Know

Hybrent was recently featured in Becker’s ASC Review’s 6 ASC Technologies to Know. Becker’s recommended Hybrent, as well as five other companies, as a top technology to use for both the clinical and business operations of healthcare. Hybrent products and services are dedicated to solving real problems in the healthcare supply chain by providing ground-breaking technology,…

Technology Upgrades or Upcharges?

Technology Upgrades or Upcharges? During the average healthcare materials management administrator’s professional career, I’m sure you’ve endured dozens of massive technology upgrades regardless of the size of the organization. In some cases these upgrades could take place annually and even include multiple systems. Technology upgrades are dreaded because they normally entail hundreds of hours of…

The Mobile Advantages

  Is your clinical staff sufficiently mobile? That seems like a strange question until you consider the follow-up question: Are they sufficiently mobile for the right reasons seeing mobile advantages?   Your clinical staff wears comfortable shoes for a reason. They are on their feet the majority of the day, engaging in a variety of…