ASCA NEWS: Subscribe to ASCA’s 2019 Benchmarking Survey


Subscribe to ASCA’s 2019 Benchmarking Survey

Data collection for the first quarter (Q1) of ASCA's 2019 Clinical & Operational Benchmarking Survey is open from April 1–30. Submit your ASC’s data before the deadline to get a complete picture of the trends for the year.

The Clinical & Operational Benchmarking Survey provides vital data you can use to improve clinical outcomes, staff indicators and billing performance at your center. Survey content areas include volume, quality, complications, financial and operational measures.

If you have not yet subscribed to the 2019 survey, purchase your subscription today to keep your ASC on track for success in 2019 and beyond. ASCA members receive a 34 percent discount on survey subscriptions.

To learn more or purchase your subscription, visit ASCA's benchmarking page.


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New Edition of Finance & Accounting for ASCs Now on Sale

The fourth edition of Finance & Accounting for ASCs is now available for purchase through ASCA’s Online Store.

This valuable publication covers the fundamental concepts every ASC manager needs to know to protect the financial health of their ASC. It features contributions from nationally recognized experts in ASC finance and is illustrated with real-world examples. Topics covered include basic accounting principles, budgeting, financial statements, reimbursements and financial analysis.

All material in this latest edition has been reviewed and updated. A new chapter on strategic planning helps ASCs build for tomorrow based on their current strengths and weaknesses.

Paperback copies are $99 for ASCA members and affiliates and $149 for nonmembers; hardcover copies are $119 for ASCA members and affiliates and $169 for nonmembers.

Learn more and buy your copy today.

Last Chance to Register for ASCA 2019

Hurry up and register for the ASCA 2019 Conference & Expo, May 15–18 in Nashville, Tennessee.

This year’s meeting will feature more than 50 educational sessions, ample networking opportunities and one of the largest ASC-specific exhibit halls of the year in the US. Attendees will hear from featured speakers Scott Hamilton, Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater; and Alex Sheen, founder of the international social movement because I said I would.

Outside of educational development, ASCA’s annual conference will offer a variety of opportunities for fun, including ASCA’s Backyard in the exhibit hall where attendees can take part in cornhole, ringtoss, bocce ball and other favorite backyard games; the energizing ASCA Bootcamp workout on Friday morning; and a social event Friday evening at an authentic Nashville honky tonk.

Learn more and sign up. ASCA members receive discounted rates on each registration.