Episode 33: Health Care’s Best-Kept Secret: ASCs. A conversation with Joan Dentler.

Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) may be the best-kept secret in health care. This show features a discussion with Joan Dentler, Founder and CEO of Avanza Healthcare¬†Strategies. Joan has been working in the ASC space for over three decades. Hear her thoughts about how these low-cost, high quality surgical sites are changing how hospitals, physicians and payers interact – for the better. Find out what you, the patient consumer, can do to lower your costs in the event that you need outpatient surgery. Joan said it best, “ASCs have been around since 1970 and the health care industry is just starting to catch up.”