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THE ASCA JOURNAL FEBRUARY 2019


12 GROWING PAINS Clinical innovations and business trends in ASC pain management


DEPARTMENTS 6 MESSAGE FROM THE CEO


8 ASCA 2019 Help patients manage pain wisely


10 AS I SEE IT Prevent opioid dependency, minimize readmissions and improve patient experience


16 DOING BUSINESS Improve patient engagement with two-way texting


FEATURES


14 OVERCOME RESISTANCE TO TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION Counter negativity with a proactive approach


30 LEVERAGE RFID TECHNOLOGY Monitor traffic, track documents and improve operations


20 TECHNOLOGY The role of ASCs and EHRs in curbing the opioid epidemic


22 REGULATORY REVIEW Driving quality in ASC total joint procedures


24 ADVOCACY SPOTLIGHT Opioid crisis response continues


28 ASCA NEWS Register now to save on ASCA 2019


29 WEB CRAWL Renew your ASCA membership by February 28


ASC Focus is published by the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association, 1012 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, phone: 703.836.8808, fax: 703.549.0976, ascassociation.org. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission from ASCA is prohibited.


Chief Executive Officer: Bill Prentice; Director of Communications: Kay Tucker; Editor: Sahely Mukerji; Staff Writers: Kara Newbury, Sharita Williams and Rob Kurtz.


Advertising inquiries should be addressed to Chris Schriever at 202.337.1897. Vol. 12, No. 2 | ISSN 1944-7280


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