ASC Consultant Jessica Nantz Discusses Surgery Center Trends and Developments

February 12, 2019

Outpatient Healthcare Strategies President and Founder Jessica Nantz shares her thoughts on ambulatory surgery center (ASC) trends, developments and predictions in a new Q&A article in Becker’s ASC Review.

The article sees Nantz share her thoughts on the following questions:

  • What is the biggest growth opportunity for ASCs in 2019?
  • What are the greatest challenges you expect to face in 2019?
  • How do you see the ASC industry growing in the next five to 10 years?

Topics Nantz discusses include the growth of total joint replacement and cardiology programs, implications of the 2019 final payment rule, expansion of Medicare’s ASC payable list, shortage of operating room circulators and scrub techs, and the ongoing migration of higher-acuity procedures into ASCs.

Access the Becker’s ASC Review article.

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