Staying Positive During the Pandemic

The good news for patients in need of outpatient surgery is that, across the country, health care providers and policymakers have recognized that elective surgery is not the same thing as optional surgery and are allowing ASCs to remain open to provide this care.

Handling of Explanted Medical Devices Addressed in AORN’s Revised Guideline for Specimen Management

SP professionals must manage explants safely and properly any time a request is made to sterilize an explanted device, such a screw, hip, plate and so on, for return to the patient.

Disinfection Methods – Straightforward or Complicated?

With all the different cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing processes that go on inside of hospitals, I find disinfection to be the most complex and complicated among them.

Steam Sterilization Standard ST79 Receives Community-Driven Update

After three years, a widely used standard in health care and industry has undergone an important update.

Compulink Showcases SMART Ambulatory Surgical Center Solution at ASCA 2019

Compulink Healthcare Solutions, the creator of Advantage SMART Practice®, an all-in-one EHR, practice management and ASC solution powered by artificial intelligence (AI), will demonstrate the latest enhancements to ASC Advantage™ at the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) Annual Meeting this week.

Advantage uses real-time data to drive efficiencies across the surgical center. It completely automates administrative tasks to streamline patient flow and deliver better financial results. This includes a smart billing system that can schedule eligibility, claims submission, and remittance posting tasks to run unattended.

“We expect this release to take our clients’ efficiency to a whole new level,” said Link Wilson, CEO and founder of Compulink. “Our SMART billing features will reduce the amount of time required to generate and work claims by about 90%. With our SMART workflow engine, we’re looking for patient throughput to increase by as much as 15% or more. And with our mobile patient engagement, the ability to engage patients in their own care while growing your patient base is really limitless.”

The company’s system is used by more than 20,000 providers in over 4,700 locations, 40 ASCs, and 19 universities and colleges. Its all-in-one solution includes EHR, patient registration, inventory management, preference cards, case scheduling, and lab and pathology integration. The company also provides an expert revenue cycle management service for its clients.

Attendees at ASCA can demo ASC Advantage at booth 615 from May 15-17 in Nashville, TN.



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