Efficiencies, specialty teams equip hospital outpatient departments for same-day spine surgery
By Admin | October 07, 2019
CHICAGO — Although payments are sometimes lower for spine surgery performed at an ASC vs. a hospital outpatient department, a presenter here said the efficiencies and lower risk related to spine surgery performed outpatient in a hospital may make it the preferred treatment setting for many types of spine surgery cases.
“Risk is something that has to be taken into great consideration here,” Michael P. Steinmetz, MD, said during a symposium at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting about ASCs as the next possible frontier in spine surgery.
For more information please read, Efficiencies, specialty teams equip hospital outpatient departments for same-day spine surgery, by Healio Orthopedics Today.