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Scope Practice Spotlight: Mobile Anesthesiologists

The Competitive Advantage: The Mobile Way From the perspective of Chicago’s Mobile Anesthesiologists, the accelerating tailwinds of payers, patients, value-based care, and COVID-19 have had a positive impact on the physician office space over the past two years. In this post-COVID world, we will continue to see patients look for alternatives to hospitals and ASCs...

How Anesthesia Providers Impact Physician Office Value-based Care

Healthcare is continuing its slow, but inevitable transformation away from the traditional fee-for-service payment models to value-based care. This shift ensures providers focus on improving outcomes and the quality of care a patient receives rather than volume of cases, while also improving access to care across the board. The question is how can this reach...

The Real Impact of Changing Office-Based and ASC Costs

Payers are actively embrace the office-based setting for surgical procedures, as demonstrated by changes in office and ASC costs. The last few years have seen increased incentives to shift procedures from hospitals or ASCs to the office. New procedures are added to the incentive list regularly, including the most recent additions of cardiovascular stents, urolifts,...

Proven Financial Benefits of An Ambulatory Anesthesia Partner

Payers have started to more actively embrace the office-based setting for surgical procedures.  The last few years have seen increased incentives to shift procedures from hospitals to ASCs and the office, ramping up the need for effective ambulatory anesthesia partners. New procedures are added to the incentive list regularly, including the most recent additions of...

4 Reasons Why Part II: The Evolution of Office Healthcare Technology

Today's post is part II of our ongoing series about moving procedures out of the hospital and into ambulatory surgery center and office-based environments. We're discussing the contributing factors to the site of service shift, and its benefits to patients and doctors alike. Last week, we covered advances in surgical procedures and anesthesia. This time, we're addressing the rise of office healthcare technology.

4 Reasons Why: Moving Procedures in-Office.

Reason #1: ADVANCES IN ANESTHESIA AND SURGICAL PROCEDURES The modernization of anesthesia, particularly outsourced anesthesia, has played a clear role in the site of service transition to office-based procedures. The healthcare industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation. The past decade has seen a steady increase in surgical procedures moving away from hospital environments into surgery...

Is Your Practice Meeting PMPM Quality Incentives?

As the ambulatory space continues to grow, anesthesia partnerships need to go beyond the immediate patient experience and recovery process. In that same vein, they should always help surgeon partners increase patient compliance with colorectal cancer screenings and ease the burden of the overall referral process, thus increasing your revenue.  The right partner can even help...