Topic: Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Ambulatory surgical centers face new quality requirements under a new CMS rule that also expands coverage for such centers.
The majority of U.S. hospitals are not meeting minimum hospital or surgeon volume standards when it comes to performing high-risk surgical procedures.
More than half the allegations filed against hospitals due to emergency department care stem from a delay or failure to make a diagnosis.
The nonprofit Leapfrog Group has launched a new survey aimed at grading the country’s ambulatory surgery centers on patient safety and quality.
Here are some key takeaways from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care's recently released annual Quality Roadmap 2018.
Peggy Sanborn, Dignity Health's VP for strategic growth and diversified services, outlines the geographical challenges of health system expansion.
The Leapfrog Group will expand its public ratings to outpatient surgical departments and ambulatory surgical centers next year.
C-section rates worldwide have nearly doubled over the past decade, plus more healthcare headlines.
California is the only state with more than 1,000 surgery centers that has given private accreditors a lead role in oversight.
CMS took the latest step in its Patients over Paperwork initiative, issuing a proposed rule that would eliminate or update a slew of regulations.