This post features a conversation between John Whitham, Principal, and Conor Gallagher, Senior Manager.
The continuing migration of surgical procedures from hospitals to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) has health system leaders rethinking their outpatient strategies. But as hospitals and ASCs consider alignment opportunities and reimbursement dynamics, they also need to think about the technology that serves as a foundational layer for their success. ASCs are playing an increasingly prominent role in patient care, and it is essential that they employ a contemporary IT solution to manage patient billing, optimize efficiency in operations, and facilitate the flow of information among sites of care.
John Whitham, a Principal with ECG and a leader of the firm’s Healthcare IT practice, and Conor Gallagher, a Senior Manager in ECG’s Ambulatory Surgery practice, talk about the role that IT plays in a successful ASC strategy. Continue reading