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Survey shows state of ASC reimbursement, EHR adoption

ProVation Medical, April 10, 2008

A survey shows that 82% of ambulatory surgery centers don’t use an electronic health record, and obstacles cited by administrators were similar to those facing other physician organizations: lack of personnel, capital, and compatible software. ASCs are also worried about reimbursement changes--42 percent expect decreased revenue, and many think gastroenterology services will have a negative impact.