November kicked off with some significant news and announcements about ambulatory surgery centers and outpatient care, and that trends continued throughout the month. Avanza identified 10 of the top reports from November on topics that include the Medicare 2018 Final Payment Rule, cataract surgery migration, joint replacement surgery, ASC whistleblower lawsuit and C. diff,
October was another busy month news and announcements about ambulatory surgery centers and outpatient care. Avanza identified 10 of the top reports from October as well as a few significant stories from early November on topics that include the Medicare 2018 Final Payment Rule, ASC assessments, the largest hospital operator in the country, Georgia CON law and new infection prevention guidelines for pediatric clinics.
Avanza announces the addition of our latest team member, Janet Snyder-Beck, BSN, MBA, RN, as Senior Consultant. Janet brings more than 20 years of senior executive management and consulting experience to Avanza. As a Senior Consultant, she will focus on assisting clients with strategic planning, joint venture development, and outpatient service line assessments and redesign.
Avanza is pleased to renew its sponsorship of the KUT and KUTX radio stations. KUT FM 90.5 FM, owned and operated by faculty and staff of the University of Texas at Austin, is the National Public Radio member station for central Texas. KUTX 98.9 FM, also under ownership of University of Texas at Austin, plays more than 30,000 different songs and hosts nearly 300 live music performances every year.