Health System Partnerships

Outpatient surgery access points are a key component of a health system strategy.

The Challenge of a Shifting Healthcare Ecosystem

Healthcare is changing rapidly; reform efforts, a pivot to population health management solutions and changing consumer behavior driven by the adoption of high deductible health plans are re-writing the rules of the healthcare economy. Thriving in this new environment requires nimble health systems to increase collaboration with the right strategic partners.

As the healthcare system shifts to a fee-for-value or value-based payment model, free-standing, outpatient surgery access points should be a key component of a health system strategy. This approach optimizes hospital usage while providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the most appropriate setting to patients who don’t require inpatient services.

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Aligning goals to increase value

Aligning the goals of the three joint venture partners and investors – physicians, a hospital or health system and AMSURG – increases the surgery center’s role in providing value to patients, payers, referring physicians and the overall healthcare market.

A Partner for Success

AMSURG’s expertise in ambulatory surgery center (ASC) management and the development of regional outpatient surgery strategies, as well as our access to capital, allows health systems to devote focus and resources to their core business. Our team approach ensures that health systems have access to leadership in strategic support services to hospitals and health systems for ASC management. We provide various management support options to provide flexibility to meet health system needs.

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AMSURG Capabilities

Share in a vision of improved patient experience and quality outcomes driving higher utilization and reimbursements

Align with the market’s top specialty physicians

Establish or enhance a surgery center network by buying existing surgery centers and/or building new surgery centers

Provide a lower cost, high-quality destination with superior patient satisfaction for a growing number of patients