4 Qualities to Look for When Choosing the Right Provider

Adding a new provider to your ambulatory surgery center team is a big decision — one that has a major impact on patient satisfaction, staff morale, and the quality of clinical care.   Today, the healthcare hiring environment is more competitive than ever, particularly for positions that were already in high-demand, like anesthesiologists and CRNAs.…

How Efficient Is Your Anesthesia Management?

Has your practice recently experienced an increase in canceled cases? While patient no-shows and unforeseen medical issues inevitably occur, many lost cases can be prevented with the right anesthesia partner. There are major factors to consider when assessing your practice’s efficiency. Patient choice and satisfaction, the cost of canceled cases, as well as employment challenges.…

Are ASCs Experiencing Canceled Cases Due to Staffing Issues?

Staffing shortages are taking a toll on ambulatory surgery centers as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. ASCs have had to overcome numerous obstacles to remain open, staffed, and profitable amid delays, cancelations, and ongoing changes. Now, a year and a half into the pandemic, ASCs are still encountering staffing difficulties, which can lead to overextended resources…

What it Means to Go the Extra Mile

The “plus” in CarePlus means going the extra mile according to Ola Tolbert, CRNA and Philip Daigle, CRNA. Whether it was securing much-needed PPE, providing emergency coverage, or providing the critical staffing one center needed when a COVID outbreak dismantled their entire staffing plan, CarePlus stood ready to help their partner centers survive and thrive.…

How to Rightsize your Anesthesia: A Webinar with Progressive Surgical Solutions

Chis Caldwell, CRNA and Vice President of Clinical Operations, participated in a webinar with Progressive Surgical Solution to discuss staffing and efficiency. The webinar, How to Rightsize your Anesthesia Team: Efficiency and Functionality in Staffing, recapped top ASC leadership concerns, including: The roles anesthesia services play in an ASC setting Staffing challenges ASC face (and…

How Anesthesia Can Support an Efficient Revenue Cycle

Ambulatory surgery centers face ongoing challenges to maintaining an efficient revenue cycle — from staffing shortages and variable caseload volumes to healthcare coverage changes and payment delays. The COVID-19 pandemic has only added to these difficulties, as a large percentage of elective and non-emergent procedures were canceled or delayed in the last year.   Anesthesia…