Featured in Group Practice Journal: Surgical Transplants: Navigating Beyond Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, by Scott Mayer

“Change is the only constant in life.” — Heraclitus of Ephesus

The concept of change being the only constant in life was proposed by the Greek philosopher Heraclitus around 500 BC. These ancient words still ring true, especially when you consider the healthcare industry.

Over the past decade, surgical procedures have steadily moved away from hospital environments into ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). ASCs have grown in popularity by offering patients a convenient, cost-effective alternative to inpatient hospital care for surgical services. While ASCs have enjoyed many years of profitability, the healthcare industry is experiencing another change. Physicians are opting out of hospitals and ASCs in favor of the office-based surgical setting…

The shift to office-based settings is driven primarily by…

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2019-06-18T15:54:26+00:00