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.…

Why Hiring for Clinical Quality Matters Now More than Ever

Putting the best providers in the right positions makes all the difference in patient care. A provider who cares deeply about each patient and is supported by clinical expertise is critical to a great patient outcome. Highly qualified anesthesiologists and CRNAs are always sought-after in ASCs, and growing healthcare demands and staffing shortages have only intensified…

Returning to Full Case Volume: Post-Pandemic Trends for ASCs

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated healthcare trends that were already gaining momentum, including the adoption of telehealth services, the transition of care to non-acute settings, and the streamlining of facility operations. The healthcare landscape is continuing to change, and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are well-positioned to grow and thrive in the future.   Here are…

Scaling New Centers with Outsourced Anesthesia

For ASCs that are focused on growth — whether adding new specialties and cases in existing centers or expanding into new centers — improving operational efficiency is a necessity. Successful scaling is achieved by increasing revenue while reducing or maintaining current expenses. Anesthesia is one critical area that can limit the growth potential of ASCs.…

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…