Ambulatory Surgery Centers | Industry Outlook

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The US ambulatory surgery center (ASC) industry has prospered in recent years and there are indicators that this growth trend will continue, as medical advances, technology, and lower costs increasingly drive care to the outpatient setting. Continued growth will not come without challenge, however, as ASCs will face declining reimbursement rates; competitive threats from hospitals and health systems; and a shrinking pool of specialized surgical talent. Continue reading