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preference cards are essential in helping leadership gain a full picture of case costing, yet are often overlooked or outdated, says Hybrent CEO Ken Tighe.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.…

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…

How to Reduce Variances in Your Inventory Values

How to Reduce Variances in Your Inventory Values Hospitals, like other businesses, must be in control of how much inventory they have and where that inventory is going. Inventory variances and inaccurate quantities on hand will likely put your patients at risk, jeopardize your level of clinical care, and frustrate caregivers within your organization. Loss…