Navigation Links
Ambulatory Surgery Centers 'Pivotal' in Moving Outpatient Surgical Services Into Less Expensive, Clinically Appropriate Settings
Date:6/16/2009

hospitals and into less expensive yet clinically appropriate settings. The study findings highlight the role ASCs have played in meeting the growing population needs for essential surgical and cancer screening services. The use of ASCs has likely slowed growth in total Medicare spending for outpatient surgical services because they offer a low-cost alternative to hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs), a goal the ASC industry suggests is consistent with the Administration's health reform priorities.

The health reform objectives articulated by the Congress and the Administration -- promoting efficient use of services in the health care system and improving the value of Medicare's spending -- are inextricably linked to promoting the use of ASCs for beneficiaries' outpatient surgical needs. The results of this research demonstrate that ASCs have already been a beneficial partner to the Medicare program and its beneficiaries in constraining Medicare spending growth by providing a lower-priced option for outpatient surgical needs. The reforms discussed in Congress should provide further incentives to move additional clinically appropriate surgeries into ASCs at a savings to the beneficiary, Medicare program and U.S. taxpayers.

The ASC Coalition contracted with KNG Health Consulting to identify the factors that have contributed to the growth of ASCs. In addition, the researchers were asked to measure the growth factors and estimate the relative contribution of each factor. In general, the researchers found that most of the growth of the industry between 2000 and 2007 was fueled by the movement of many gastrointestinal (GI) and ophthalmology services into ASCs from hospital outpatient departments.

Beyond demonstrating the role ASCs have played in moving surgical services into less expensive settings, this study disproves two factors critics of the ASC industry have suggested may offset the cost reducing effects
'/>"/>

SOURCE ASC Association
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Ambulatory oxygen rarely a benefit in COPD patients without resting hypoxemia
2. PainCare Receives $14.4 Million in Cash From Completed Sale of South Florida Ambulatory Surgery Centers
3. Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit, Nonprofit Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Statistical Methods, and Pay-For-Performance Highlighted In the Latest INQUIRY Journal
4. Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. Announces Joint Venture with Southern Ocean County Radiation Oncology, LLC
5. Reproductive Science Center of New England Receives Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation
6. Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. Announces Joint Venture With Denton Cancer Center, LP
7. Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. Announces Investment by Lindsay Goldberg
8. Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. Announces Joint Venture to Operate Radiation Oncology Facility in Dallas, Texas
9. Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. Announces Joint Venture to Operate Chicago-Area Radiation Oncology Facility
10. Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Dialysis Operations in St. Louis, Missouri
11. Greenway Medical Technologies Leads Ambulatory Interoperability Exchange
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... Thermi, a ... is proud to announce South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety ... most sought-after radio frequency thermotherapy technology available in United States, South Korea, Thailand, ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... ... August 30, 2015 , ... ProTrailer Party is a new and exciting ... 30 styled and detailed presets, allowing FCPX users to immerse the audience into ... will help film makers save time while adding professional titles to every project. , ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Intellitec Solutions, based in Wilmington, DE, will ... & 6th in San Antonio, TX. Dedicated to bringing long term and post-acute ... over the country come to share the latest and greatest in healthcare technologies, ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... ... 30, 2015 , ... Lizzie’s Lice Pickers , a company that offers ... is currently offering lice head checks for just $10, which is a significant discount ... discount on their lice treatment products. “With kids returning to school, it is very ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 30, 2015 , ... ... Vice President Jeff Fernandez will lead the expansion of global cosmeceutical and skin ... skin care experience having spent the last 25 years working in operations, purchasing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Thermi Heats Up South Korea Announcing Global Expansion with NewRegulatory Approvals for ThermiRF™ 2Health News:FCPX Effects Developer Releases ProTrailer Party for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:Intellitec Solutions to feature Microsoft Dynamics GP at AHCA/NCAL 66th Annual Convention & Expo 2Health News:Lizzie’s Lice Pickers Announces Back to School Head Check Special and Discounted Lice Treatment Products 2Health News:NPI Executive Vice President Leads Cosmeceutical Expansion 2
... 21 Meridian International,Center today announced that its ... M.D. will lead Meridian,s new Global Health,Program. The ... of Meridian,s,programs that include world affairs public briefings ... and arts and,cultural activities., "Today, 79% of ...
... SinoFresh HealthCare,Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SFSH), a ... today announced that the company,s CEO,Charles Fust, is ... Show., The interview gives viewers an overview ... latest press release., To ...
... It means different things to youngsters, so sex ed ... THURSDAY, Aug. 21 (HealthDay News) -- One reason why ... activity is because abstinence can mean different things to ... University of Washington study. , Teens, attitudes and intentions ...
... vaccination leading to increase, CDC report says , , THURSDAY, ... vaccinate children seems to be behind the highest rate ... Thursday. , Between Jan. 1 and July 31 of ... the United States, many of them among children whose ...
... League Baseball World Series, CHICAGO, Aug. 20 ... the winner of its annual slogan contest today,and ... coaches and parents,about tobacco addiction and the health ... tobacco. This year,s slogan contest winner is,Joe Reck, ...
... recently enacted Medicare Improvement Law immediately affects the operations ... ... nationwide, PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20 ... 6331, creating new legislation,protecting Medicare beneficiaries, they also established stricter,requirements for ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General, Dr. Susan Blumenthal, to Lead Meridian International Center's Global Health Program 2Health News:[video] Charles Fust, CEO of SinoFresh HealthCare, Inc. Discusses Preliminary Test Results From In Vivo Pilot Study on WallSt.net's 3-Minute Press Show 2Health News:Abstinence-Only Programs Fall Short of Teens' Needs 2Health News:Measles Cases Highest Since 1996 2Health News:Measles Cases Highest Since 1996 3Health News:Slogan Contest Educates Young Baseball Players About the Dangers of Tobacco Use 2Health News:Medicare Advantage Plans Struggle to Comply With New Federal Law 2
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015 ... the addition of the "Investigation Report on ... their offering. Developed by Novo Nordisk, ... is an important drug for the treatment of ... a fast- acting insulin analog, starts working fast ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Aug. 28, 2015 Perrigo Company plc ("Perrigo") ... Mylan N.V. ("Mylan") (NASDAQ: MYL ) shareholder vote ... "Our views of Mylan,s offer to Perrigo shareholders ... on our Board,s careful reflection of the value available ... limited choices that Mylan has allowed its shareholders to ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... The report "Eubiotics Market by Type (Probiotics, Prebiotics, ... Aquaculture), & by Region ( North America , ... and Rest of the World) - Global Trends and Forecast ... was valued at USD 4.62 Billion in 2014 and is ... CAGR of 7.4% from 2015 to 2020. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:China Insulin Aspart Market Report 2010-2019 - Developed by Novo Nordisk 2Perrigo Confident Its Shareholders Will Reject Mylan's Value Destructive Transaction 2Perrigo Confident Its Shareholders Will Reject Mylan's Value Destructive Transaction 3Perrigo Confident Its Shareholders Will Reject Mylan's Value Destructive Transaction 4Perrigo Confident Its Shareholders Will Reject Mylan's Value Destructive Transaction 5Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 2Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 3Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 4Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 5
... 2007 - Cytogen,Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTO) reported updated ... evaluating QUADRAMET(R) (samarium Sm-153,lexidronam injection) in combination ... with relapsed,multiple myeloma. Data from 33 patients ... 1 Trial of Bortezomib (Vel) and Samarium,(Sam) ...
... achieved with VELCADE, lenalidomide,and dexamethasone , ,KOS, ... (Nasdaq: MLNM) today reported on the,presentation of ... based,therapies that showed consistently high survival and ... newly diagnosed,multiple myeloma (MM) patients. These data ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cytogen Presents Phase 1 Data Showing Promising Antitumor Activity,and Safety Profile of Quadramet at International Myeloma Workshop 2Cytogen Presents Phase 1 Data Showing Promising Antitumor Activity,and Safety Profile of Quadramet at International Myeloma Workshop 3Cytogen Presents Phase 1 Data Showing Promising Antitumor Activity,and Safety Profile of Quadramet at International Myeloma Workshop 4Cytogen Presents Phase 1 Data Showing Promising Antitumor Activity,and Safety Profile of Quadramet at International Myeloma Workshop 5Cytogen Presents Phase 1 Data Showing Promising Antitumor Activity,and Safety Profile of Quadramet at International Myeloma Workshop 6Cytogen Presents Phase 1 Data Showing Promising Antitumor Activity,and Safety Profile of Quadramet at International Myeloma Workshop 7Cytogen Presents Phase 1 Data Showing Promising Antitumor Activity,and Safety Profile of Quadramet at International Myeloma Workshop 8Velcade (bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies Achieved,Survival Rates as High as 100 Percent in Newly Diagnosed Multiple,Myeloma Patients 2Velcade (bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies Achieved,Survival Rates as High as 100 Percent in Newly Diagnosed Multiple,Myeloma Patients 3Velcade (bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies Achieved,Survival Rates as High as 100 Percent in Newly Diagnosed Multiple,Myeloma Patients 4Velcade (bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies Achieved,Survival Rates as High as 100 Percent in Newly Diagnosed Multiple,Myeloma Patients 5Velcade (bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies Achieved,Survival Rates as High as 100 Percent in Newly Diagnosed Multiple,Myeloma Patients 6Velcade (bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies Achieved,Survival Rates as High as 100 Percent in Newly Diagnosed Multiple,Myeloma Patients 7Velcade (bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies Achieved,Survival Rates as High as 100 Percent in Newly Diagnosed Multiple,Myeloma Patients 8
Double-ended. 3 mm x 5 mm curette end and 3 mm spatula end....
Double-ended. 6 mm x 9 mm and 6 mm x 11 mm tips....
2 mm tip....
4 mm x 6 mm dissector end with shaft marked at 10 mm, 20 mm, 30 mm from tip. 6 mm wide curved elevator. Round knurled handle....
Medicine Products: