WEB CRAWL: Q4 ASCA Benchmarking Data Collection Now Open


Q4 ASCA Benchmarking Data Collection Now Open

Data collection for the fourth quarter (Q4) of ASCA Benchmarking will be open from January 1 to January 31. ASCA Benchmarking, ASCA’s online clinical and operational benchmarking program, produces valuable data about your ASC that you can compare with national performance statistics on clinical outcomes, staff indicators, billing performance and other metrics.

Prepare for the future by purchasing your subscription to the 2018 survey.



Plan Now to Get Involved in Grassroots Advocacy in 2018

Download a calendar of ASCA’s advocacy events for 2018, including the dates for National ASC Month and ASCA’s 2018 National Advocacy Days. The calendar also includes a timeline of upcoming congressional issues and events that will be critical for ASCs.



Use ASCA Asset Network to Buy Your Supplies

ASCA has partnered with Healthcare Asset Network to create the ASCA Asset Network, a secure online portal where ASCs can buy and sell health care supplies and equipment. This platform features a streamlined and vetted marketplace for new and refurbished equipment, Android and iOS apps to quickly upload the items you are ready to sell, an optional dedicated buyer program to free ASC staff from timeintensive purchasing tasks and a proprietary seller protection program.



Tap Into Decades of Experience With This Development Guide

Whether you are establishing an ASC for the first time or have years of experience in ASC management, the new edition of the ASC operational guide Developing & Managing Ambulatory Surgery Centers has something to offer you.

This book examines the four cornerstones of an ASC—patient and clinical care, risk management, business office systems, and managed care and payer contracting—and includes contributions from more than a dozen ASC industry leaders. Readers call it “an easy read that dives deep on what matters,” “a great reference” and “a must-buy.”

The new edition of Developing & Managing Ambulatory Surgery Centers features a foreword by ASCA CEO Bill Prentice, a new chapter on pediatric ASCs and updated content. It is on sale now for $79.99 for ASCA members and $99.99 for nonmembers.