Becker’s ASC features NAPA Regional Vice President, Dr. Michael Loiacono, and as they discuss how ASC leaders can implement strategies to enhance your anesthesia team
ASC owners and administrators frequently utilize simple heuristics when selecting anesthesia providers, often limiting selection criteria to coverage availability, cost and surgeon relationships.
This approach implies that many surgery center leaders and owners view anesthesia as a commodity, defined by Investopedia as:
“A basic good . . . that is interchangeable with other commodities of the same type. Commodities are most often used as inputs in the production of other goods or services. The quality of a given commodity may differ slightly, but is essentially uniform across producers.”
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