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Karen Reiter on ASC efficiencyKaren Reiter, administrator at DISC Sports & Spine Center in Marina del Rey, Calif., discusses five initiatives her surgery center has taken on to improve the patient and physician experience at the ASC.
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Dr. Geier is an orthopedic surgeon and Director of MUSC Sports Medicine. He also serves as chairman of the Public Relations Committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Articular cartilage damage is one of the most challenging injuries orthopedic surgeons face. Traditionally we have had few options to rebuild or replace the cartilage lining the ends of the bones. Once bone-on-bone arthritis develops, joint replacement is a common salvage operation. Before that point, microfracture, autologous chondrocyte implantation, and OATS procedures have been attempted to restore a healthy joint.
Dr. Robert Bray on spine group marketingRobert S. Bray, MD, neurosurgeon and founder of DISC Sports & Spine Center in Marina Del Rey, Calif., has been developing his medical marketing strategy since he first began private practice in the 1980s. After serving as Chief of Neurosurgery in the Air Force, Dr. Bray set out on a path of private practice, building up several notable spine programs and eventually founding his unique structure at DISC. Over time Dr. Bray developed and utilized evolving marketing strategies to connect directly with patients.
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Holly Carnell on ASC HIPAA ComplianceBy Holly Carnell, JD, Associate and Meggan Bushee, JD, Associate at McGuireWoods.
Tuesday, 19 March 2013 16:26

7 Steps for Spine Groups to Add an ASC

Dr. Bryan Oh on spine ASCsBryan Oh, MD, a neurosurgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery at BASIC Spine in Orange, Calif., discusses seven steps for spine groups to add an ambulatory surgery center. BASIC Spine is currently in the process of constructing a new ASC, scheduled to open this year.
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Eric Grigsby, MD, recently performed the first minimally invasive spine surgery using the Totalis Direct Decompression procedure at Napa Surgery Center in Valle Verde, Calif.
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Jeff Bernhardt on surgery centersJeff Bernhardt, Clinical Director at Main Street Specialty Surgery Center, discusses 10 ways ambulatory surgery centers can improve their efficiency and become an even stronger business as a result.
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Spine surgery is increasingly moving into the outpatient setting, which can provide both quality and cost benefits. After the surgeon has learned minimally invasive technique, here are five tips to begin bringing cases into the outpatient setting.
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Here are five ways to maximize operating room efficiency with quick turnover times and optimal scheduling from Kelly Doyle, CEO of Rothman Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital in Philadelphia.
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