Asked & Answered

Introduced in June 2019, this online series delivers short interviews with leading experts inside and outside the ASC community. Featured speakers share their insights into important news and developments affecting ASC management, quality, business operations, patient care and more. New interviews will be posted throughout the year.

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Elizabeth Munnich

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Louisville

Munnich is known for her groundbreaking research into ASC quality. Her work published most recently shows that for high-volume procedures, patients who were cared for in ASCs were less likely to visit an emergency room or be admitted to a hospital shortly after surgery than those who were cared for in a hospital outpatient department.

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