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Episode 107 - ASC Podcast with John Goehle - News Update, Treating Patients in the New Normal, PPP Update, The Future of ASCs, Survey Update, Financial Future for ASCs - June 15, 2020

June 16th, 2020

On this Episode of the ASC Podcast with John Goehle, we catch up on all the recent news, discuss recommendations for treating patients, staff and family members in the “New Normal”, Get an Update on Paycheck Protection Program Changes, Discuss Survey Activity, Discuss the Future of ASCs post COVID and some of the financial challenges that they will face with a panel discussion with Brian James and Tracey Chadwell with Intalere

This episode of the ASC Podcast with John Goehle is sponsored by Intalere.  Intalere empowers healthcare organizations to elevate their clinical, operational and financial performance with our GPO services, performance solutions, advisory services, strategies and programs.  For more information - visit their website at intalere.com  

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Downloads and Links Discussed During this Episode:

  1. ASCA has produced a set of recommendations for Covid 19

    1. https://www.ascassociation.org/asca/resourcecenter/latestnewsresourcecenter/covid-19/covid-19-message
  2. CDC Recommendations Discussed:
    1. www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/control-recommendations.html
    2. www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html
    3. www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/clinic-preparedness.html
    4. www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/index.html
  3. Articles about the Future of ASCs Post-COVID
    1. https://www.beckersasc.com/asc-coding-billing-and-collections/half-the-cost-half-the-risk-at-ascs-versus-hospitals-dr-shakeel-ahmed-makes-the-case-for-upheaving-referral-patterns.html?origin=ASCE&utm_source=ASCE&utm_medium=email&oly_enc_id=0573H1191845C8E    
    2. https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals/industry-voices-building-a-better-tomorrow-through-improved-outpatient-surgery
    3. https://www.ydr.com/story/opinion/2020/06/08/ambulatory-surgery-centers-closing-if-congress-doesnt-act-they-might-never-come-back/5319527002/ 
  4. Paycheck Protection Program Update
    1. https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program
  5. Joint Commission COVID-19 Update
    1. https://www.jointcommission.org/covid-19/
  6. AAAHC Update
    1. https://www.aaahc.org/what-you-need-to-know/

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