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Knowledge Base & Resources

 

Scroll to learn more about Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Meridian’s approach to AcquisitionDevelopment, and Management/Operations.

 

 

Spine Surgery Center Management and Development


Video - Spine and Orthopedic ASC Development

as presented at Becker's ASC Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Mangement Driven Conference 
Presenter: Kenneth Hancock, President and Chief Development Officer 

The Future of Spine of Spine Surgery at ASCs
as published by Becker's ASC Review 
Contributor: Kenneth Hancock, President and Chief Development Officer

 

 

7 Keys to Successfully Launching a Spine Program in the ASC
PDF version
as published in Becker’s ASC Review
Contributor: Catherine Kowalski, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 

 

8 Cost Cutting Strategies for Spine Surgery
as published in Becker's ASC Review 
Contributor: Sandi Baber, Regional Vice President of Operations 

 

Developing a Spine-Driven Ambulatory Surgery Center: The Elements for Success
as published in OrthoPreneur
Contributor: Kenneth Hancock, President and Chief Development Officer

 

 

ASC Acquisition

 

What’s Your Center Really Worth to a Corporate Partner?
as published in Outpatient Surgery, Aug 1, 2008
Contributor: Kenneth Hancock, President and Chief Development Officer

  

Buying and Selling ASCs
as published in today's surgicenter
Contributor: Kenneth Hancock, President and Chief Development Officer

 

 

ASC Development

 

Cost to Build: Sample 2-OR ASC
as published in Becker’s ASC Review
Contributor: Kenneth Hancock, President and Chief Development Officer

 

Establishing an Ambulatory Surgery Center: A Primer from A to Z
as published in Becker’s ASC Review
Contributor: Kenneth Hancock, President and Chief Development Officer and Catherine Kowalski, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

 

 

ASC Management/Operations

 

Case Study - Creating a Vision: How an opthalmology-driven surgery center was transformed into a new destinatioin for high-acuity orthopedic and spine procedures

 

The Patient Collections Problem: How ASCs Increase Payment Rates
as published in Becker's ASC Review
Contributions from: April Sackos, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management

 

5 Key ASC Revenue Cycle Management Performance Indicators
as published in Becker's ASC Review
Contributions from: April Sackos, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management

 

4 Approaches to Improve Profits Now
as published in Becker's ASC Review
Contributions from: Brian Brown, Regional Vice President of Operations

 

Creating a Supply Budget that Works
as published in ASC Focus
Contributions from: Brian Brown, Regional Vice President of Operations

 

 

Peer Review with Sarah Martin
as published in Becker’s ASC Review
Contributor: Sarah Martin, RN, BSN, CASC, Regional Vice President of Operations