Advancing Surgical Care


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Patient Safety in ASCs


Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are modern health care facilities that offer same-day surgical care, including diagnostic and preventive procedures. Learn about the high-quality care and savings that ASCs provide, and find a facility near you.


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Cardiology in ASCs

Cardiologist Donald S. Cross, MD, discusses the reasons his patients choose ASCs and why he expects to see more cardiac procedures migrate into the ASC setting soon.

Read ASCA’s “What Is an ASC?” Flyer

Find out why ASCs are the right choice for the right patients at the right price.

Use Medicare’s Online Tool to Compare ASC/HOPD Prices

Medicare’s new Procedure Price Lookup tool helps consumers compare the cost of outpatient surgery in ASCs and hospital outpatient departments.