June 20, 2017

The microhospital trend: ASC friend or foe?

By: Paula DeJohn

Among the changes occurring in healthcare delivery is an emerging trend that suggests ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) may find themselves with a new type of business partner—or possible competition. That would be the microhospital, which occupies a fraction of the space of a standard inpatient hospital, with some, but not all, of the features of its larger neighbors.

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