August 19, 2022

Survey: ASC leaders see staffing challenges with rising volume

By: Cynthia Saver, MS, RN

As organizations adapt to COVID-19 and the number of severe cases eases in many areas of the country, leaders in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are seeing a significant uptick in volume of surgical procedures, according to the 2022 OR Manager Salary/Career Survey. More than half (56%) reported increased volume in the past 12 months, nearly double 2021’s 30%. Only 10% reported decreased volume, down from 43% last year.

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