Clinical Results And Technology Drive Ambulatory Surgery Center Decision-Making

October 2018

Achieving clinical results is the factor most likely to drive medical product decision making and supply chain goals for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). Over the next year, one-third of ASCs plan to expand, and the most commonly added new service is ear, nose, and throat surgery.

  • 88% of ASCs purchase medical-surgical supplies through distributors
  • 53% of ASCs say improving outcomes is the most important supply chain goal

Source: Data from 2018 Ambulatory Surgery Center Provider Survey: Technology Drives ASC Expansion