It's Time To Modernize Surgery Coordination

Paper charts and file rooms, once a common site among healthcare facilities, are nearly extinct. They have been replaced with electronic health record systems. Mobile technology and the cloud have enabled anytime, anywhere access to patient information while making access to Health IT easier and more affordable. From surgical robots to smart hospitals, there is a digital transformation taking place and it is radically changing patient care.

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Casetabs Breaks Down the Silos Between Surgery Centers and Anesthesia Groups

Casetabs today announced it has extended its cloud-based surgery coordination application to facilitate anesthesia group schedule sharing and provider assignments. Surgery centers can now send a list of cases they need covered to their anesthesia groups, the groups can assign their providers to cases, and then both the centers and anesthesia groups can receive confirmation of coverage directly through Casetabs.

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Casetabs now available for anesthesia groups — 3 insights

Anesthesia groups can now use Casetabs to coordinate cases with surgery centers. Here's what you should know.

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A new way to increase case volume - A case study on surgery coordination technology and increased revenue

Advances in cloud-based technology are changing how surgeries are coordinated.

This technology has replaced the need for manually faxing information and making numerous phone calls to coordinate surgeries by allowing everything to be done online using a central cloud-based hub. Surgery coordination technology enables healthcare providers and their disparate software systems to be connected.

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Casetabs CEO Gavin Fabian on why ASCs need collaborative scheduling

Casetabs is bringing cloud-based collaboration technology to the surgery center space, and at its helm is CEO Gavin Fabian helping surgery centers elevate their customer experience to the next level.

Becker's ASC Review spoke with Mr. Fabian about ASC-related technology and about the next big tech trends.

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Spine surgeon brings surgery coordination online, achieves unexpected financial benefits through improved coding

Surgical case communication issues are a common problem in the healthcare industry.This is particularly true when relying on antiquated methods like fax, email, phone and text messaging. When changes and requests are not properly communicated to everyone involved in a case (surgery center and physician office staff, anesthesiologists, vendor reps, etc.), delays and cancellations are quick to follow. This is a situation with which I am all too familiar..

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Shining A Light On Behind-The-Scenes Health IT

National Health IT Week was created to raise awareness of how information technology (IT) helps improve health care delivery in America. This annual celebration is a time to reflect on the progress that has been made and to showcase how advances in health IT improve patient outcomes and quality of care.

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Technology provides unexpected benefit to surgery centers during Hurricane Harvey

Corpus Christi bore the brunt of hurricane Harvey's fierce 130+ mile an hour winds.Downed trees and power lines along with scattered debris were a common scene. Power outages affected the city for days. Next Harvey set its sights on Houston causing widespread flooding that washed out roads and made major interstates impassable. Then came Irma.

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Buena Vista Surgery increases case volume by 10% by making it easier for physician offices to coordinate cases: 4 key takeaways

It is well known in the ASC industry that the easier a center is to work with, the more desirable it is for physician offices to engage in business. As centers look for new ways to increase their desirability, and in turn pull in more cases, an often overlooked marketability area is surgical case coordination and communication.

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Surgery Center of South Bay Saves $3.5k a month moving surgery coordination to the cloud: 3 key takeaways

Surgery coordination is an ever-changing, laborious process that requires diligent communication and oversight. There are many unique circumstances that can impact the case or cause it to change. From missing paperwork and medical devices to last minute scheduling conflicts/delays. When issues or changes occur, it is imperative that everyone involved with the case including nurses, office staff, surgeons, anesthesiologists, vendor reps, and others, are updated. Otherwise, miscommunication can disrupt patient flow by causing case delays or cancellations.

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United Surgical Partners International Signs Agreement With Casetabs to Streamline and Enhance Surgical Case Coordination

Casetabs announced today that United Surgical Partners International (USPI) has selected Casetabs to aid in case coordination for its ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). Casetabs' cloud-based surgery coordination application will provide USPI-designated ASCs with an intuitive, central hub for all case-related communication and collaboration, digital surgery boards and physician office connectivity.

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Casetabs Launches Mobile App to Allow Easy, Anywhere Access to Case Information

Casetabs, the pioneer surgery coordination application, announces the launch of a native mobile app for the iPhone. With this new release, Casetabs is further setting the standard for surgery coordination and communication for physician offices, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and hospitals. The addition of a native mobile app offers iPhone users even faster, more reliable access to case information.

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Six Observations About The Healthcare Market From HIMSS 2017

Every year the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) hosts one of the most influential annual conferences in the healthcare industry. This is a big extravaganza that's focused on health information technology (IT). The 2017 meeting that concluded in Orlando this week had more than 40,000 attendees, an exhibit hall so vast it was impossible to see from one end to the other and an agenda that covered the gamut of issues in healthcare.

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