Patients Feel Safe During Pandemic at New Jersey’s Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Says New NJAASC/SPH Analytics Patient Experience Survey
More than 99% of Patients Feel as Safe Today as They Did Pre-COVID Trenton, NJ (May 18, 2021) – According to a just-released study conducted by SPH Analytics for the New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers (NJAASC) among patients who had a procedure...
5 ways COVID-19 affected ASCs in 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic made 2020 a tumultuous year for ASCs, from restrictions on non-essential surgery to staffing and supply constraints. Read More
Elective surgery restrictions ‘gutted’ ASCs, spurred closures — 3 key thoughts from an industry leader
The 180-member New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers is maintaining open communication with the state's health department in an effort to help ASCs remain fully operational as COVID-19 cases trend in the wrong direction, according to ROI-NJ.com. Read...
Looking back at efforts to reopen ambulatory centers — and battle to keep them open now
When COVID-19 first came to New Jersey — but before the state truly understood just how bad it was going to get — Jeff Shanton, the president of the New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers, had an idea. Read More
5 ways NJAASC has stepped up during the pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers has served as the liaison between the New Jersey Department of Health and all the state's ASCs — not just members, according to an Oct. 26 op-ed on NJBiz by NJAASC President Jeff...
OPINION: Mutual support When COVID-19 hit, ambulatory surgery centers stepped up
As COVID-19 began spreading across New Jersey in March, the New Jersey Department of Health asked the New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers (NJAASC) if we would serve as the point of contact between the agency and ASCs. NJAASC advised the department...
Executive Moves: RWJBarnabas, Atlantic Health and more
Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based on news releases, edited for content, clarity and style. Read More
New Jersey ASC organization elects 3 board members: 4 things to know
The New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers elected three members to its board of directors, according to a July 15 announcement. Read More
ASCs are strained under COVID-19 testing rules, says counsel to NJAASC: 3 insights
Reopening guidelines for New Jersey surgical centers may be well-intentioned, but they're impractical, according to John Fanburg, a managing member and chair of Brach Eichler's healthcare law practice. Mr. Fanburg serves as counsel to the New Jersey Association of...
Unexpected complications: Even as elective surgeries resume, doctors are getting tripped up by some COVID-related requirements
Instead of being handed tools in the operating room, New Jersey surgeons are hoping state officials can give them the right tools to get patients there in the first place. Read More
NJAASC elects new board members
The New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers added Bonnie Brady Lavoie, Joan McKibben and Caroline Ivanovski-Hauser. Read More
NJAASC president named to the New Jersey Restart & Recovery Advisory Council
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy appointed New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers President Jeff Shanton to his Restart and Recovery Advisory Council. Created by executive order, this council will work in coordination with the New Jersey Restart and...