Access Now: AORN COVID-19 Clinical Support

Archive Surgical Construction 2008

The Case for Corporate Partners

Because business is their business.

Jon Vick


Any product in the marketplace experiences a life cycle consisting of four stages: development, growth, maturity and decline. There is little doubt that, as "products," ambulatory surgical centers are in the maturity stage. There are now about 5,500 Medicare-certified ASCs — more than one for every acute care hospital in the country — and the market is becoming saturated.

New to Outpatient Surgery Magazine?
Sign-up to continue reading this article.
Register Now
Have an account? Please log in:
Email Address:
  Remember my login on this computer

Other Articles That May Interest You