The Advancing Surgical Care Podcast

Jun 18 2020 13 mins

Essential news and information for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs)





A Progress Report on Resuming Elective Surgery
Jun 18 2020 12 mins  
On April 22, 2020, Bill Prentice, ASCA chief executive officer, and Michael Patterson, president and chief executive officer of Mississippi Valley Health in Davenport, Iowa, recorded an episode of ASCA’s Advancing Surgical Care Podcast that looked prospectively at the resumption of elective surgeries. In this episode, recorded two months later, Bill and Michael rejoin their discussion about elective surgeries and provide a detailed update on the progress, as well as the continuing challenges, occurring in outpatient surgery.


ASCs by the Numbers: A Discussion with Leading Researcher and Professor Elizabeth Munnich, PhD
Jun 11 2020 15 mins  
In this episode of the Advancing Surgical Care Podcast, Bill Prentice, ASCA’s CEO, interviews Beth Munnich, a distinguished healthcare economist and professor at the University of Louisville. Professor Munnich has authored a number of important healthcare studies, including ASC-focused research, and she has been widely recognized and awarded for her academic achievements and publications.


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