In 2020, there were more
than 5,800 ambulatory surgery centers performing an estimated 30 million
procedures. For healthcare providers,
ASCs are an opportunity to have more control over how episodes of care are done
compared to the hospital setting. For
patients, ASCs offer a better patient experience and avoid hospital-acquired
The coronavirus pandemic
has accelerated the growth of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and growth is
likely to continue for the foreseeable future, an ASC expert says.
"ASC growth has continued in the United States, and particularly for orthopedics, the number of ASCs is growing, and the number of cases shifting from main hospitals to ASCs continues to grow. We have seen this trend in recent years; but with the coronavirus pandemic, we have seen ASC growth accelerate over the past two years," says Alexander Sah, MD, co-director of the Institute for Joint Restoration and Research in Fremont, California.
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