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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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New Podcast Episode: “Pediatric Specialty Care in ASCs Today”

Michael Powers, administrator of Children’s West Surgery Center in Knoxville, talks about caring for pediatric patients in an ASC.

New Podcast Episode: “Present and Future Trends in Total Joint Replacement (TJR) in ASCs”

Michael Patterson, president and CEO of Mississippi Valley Health, in Davenport, Iowa, discusses total joint replacements in ASCs today, projections for the future, robotics and more.

New Podcast Episode: “Understanding Outpatient Ear, Nose and Throat Procedures”

Jessica Lee, MD, an ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon in Charleston, South Carolina, discusses state-of-the-art practices in outpatient ENT surgery.

New Podcast Episode: “Checking in with the ASC QC”

ASC Quality Collaboration (ASC QC) Executive Director Kathy Wilson joins ASCA Chief Executive Officer Bill Prentice for a conversation about the ASC QC’s current initiatives, long-range plans and recent engagement with The Leapfrog Group’s independent quality reporting efforts.