The Top Oversights in Physician Credentialing & How to Fix Them

Physician credentialing is one of the most important (and most painstaking) tasks that administrators in ambulatory surgery centers manage. Patients place their trust in their doctors – and it’s a center’s responsibility to verify that all practicing physicians have up-to-date credentials and documentation. ASCs must develop a thorough credentialing process in order to maintain efficient…

MedHQ Named on “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” List

MedHQ earned a place on the Becker’s Healthcare “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” list for 2018. The highly regarded list identifies healthcare organizations doing outstanding work to further professional development, leadership, diversity, and engagement among their staff. Becker’s selects hospitals, health systems, and healthcare companies that offer employees exceptional opportunities to grow and…

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Delivering Proactive Strategies to Mitigate High-Risk HR Events for Surgical Facilities

When it comes to high-risk human resources events, ASCs need to ensure they understand how improperly handling adverse events in human resources (HR) can significantly derail workforce productivity, cost tens of thousands of dollars and cause upward pressure on insurance rates. To assist with that effort, a guide from MedHQ titled, How to Mitigate Your…

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How to Mitigate FMLA/ADA Interactions

For many busy healthcare executives, employment practices matters are often secondary to more immediate problems. But while employee/employer challenges might not seem pressing in the moment, if they aren’t addressed, they can become critical and costly in the future. Executives must anticipate and mitigate these risks before they damage an ASC’s reputation, finances, or work…

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Due Diligence Uncovers Savings

Leaders of ASCs are responsible not only for safeguarding the health of their patients, but also for making wide-ranging management decisions that affect the facility’s risk management, efficiency, and productivity. The day-to-day duties of running an ASC are complex and time-consuming, and ASC managers and administrators need ongoing support from an accounting and financial services…

For ASC Leaders, Developing Top Talent Pays: Cost-Savings, Efficiency, and Marketing Benefits

Identifying and providing constructive career development opportunities for your ASC’s top performing employees can be one of the most cost-efficient ways to ensure success for your organization in today’s complex healthcare environment. Cultivating the “A” players on your team is a key strategy to help meet staffing goals, improve employee communication and knowledge sharing, and…