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Group Angles for More Value-Based Payment Efforts

January 2017 | medpagetoday.com

Stanley Stead, MD, MBA, vice-president for professional affairs at the ASA, said the association has developed a perioperative surgical home model.

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The Effect of Implementation of Preoperative and Postoperative Care Elements of a Perioperative Surgical Home Model on Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Hip Arthroplasty or Knee Arthroplasty

2016 | anesthesia-analgesia.org

The Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) is a para-digm shift that seeks to remedy the currently highly fragmented and expensive perioperative care in the United States. The PSH is a patient-centered approach to the surgical patient, with a strong emphasis on process stan-dardization, evidence-based clinical care pathways, as well as robust coordination and integration of care.

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A Time of Opportunity: Patient Safety and the Perioperative Surgical Home

December 2016 | anesthesia-analgesia.org | Vol. 123, 6, 1348-1350

The Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH), as defined by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, strives to achieve the triple aim of a better patient experience, better health care, and reduced expenditures for all patients undergoing surgery and invasive procedures. The PSH is a patient-centered, physician-led, interdisciplinary, team-based system.

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Development of a Preoperative Patient Clearance and Consultation Screening Questionnaire

December 2016 | anesthesia-analgesia.org | Vol. 123, 6, 1453-1457

According to the 2012 American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Practice Advisory for Preanesthesia Evaluation, an anesthesiologist is responsible for medically assessing and optimizing a surgical patient.

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The Perioperative Surgical Home Cui Bono?

November 2016 | JAMA Surgery | Vol. 151, 11, 1003-1004

In recent years, attention has been directed to the concept of the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH). The origin of this concept can be attributed to the introduction of ambulatory surgery and the rise of preadmission testing centers, which led to improvements in the preoperative recognition and management of risk factors and a reduction in the use of preoperative screening services and tests that provided no clear benefits.

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Perioperative Surgical Home in Pediatric Settings: Preliminary Results

November 2016 | anesthesia-analgesia.org

(PSH) model has been proposed to improve the value of surgical care by increasing quality of care and patient experience while controlling or decreasing cost of care. To date, several studies have validated improved outcomes seen with application of the PSH model for specific orthopedic and general surgical procedures in adults.

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The Perioperative Surgical Home: More Than Smoke and Mirrors?

September 2016 | anesthesia-analgesia.org

The Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model seeks to remedy currently highly fragmented and overly expensive perioperative care in the United States.

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Practice and Outcomes of the Perioperative Surgical Home in a California Integrated Delivery System

September 2016 | anesthesia-analgesia.org

Changes in the American health care system and continuing implementation of the 2010 Affordable Care Act are currently reshaping the landscape of the health care industry.

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Association Spotlight Shines on 2016 ASAE Power of A Gold Award Winners’ Efforts to Advance Patient Outcomes

American Society of Anesthesiologists – Collaborating to Coordinate Care
American Society of Anesthesiologists earned a 2016 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for its Perioperative Surgical Home Learning Collaborative, a national learning collaborative to develop, pilot and evaluate the Perioperative Surgical Home model – a patient-centric, team-based system of coordinated care that guides patients through the entire surgical experience, from the decision to undergo surgery to discharge and beyond.

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Society initiatives win 2016 ASAE ‘Power of A’ Gold and Silver awards

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has awarded a Power of A Gold award to the Perioperative Surgical Home Learning Collaborative and a Silver award for the Opioid Overdose Resuscitation Card. ASAE presents Power of A awards to organizations that “solve problems, advance industry/professional performance, kickstart innovation and improve world conditions.”

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Orthopaedic Surgeons announce involvement in ASA's Perioperative Surgical Home care model

Chicago - June 22, 2016 - The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the world's largest association of musculoskeletal specialists, is participating in the development of the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care together with the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).

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Bundled Payments and the Perioperative Surgical Home

Published in the May 2016 online edition of the Journal of Healthcare Contracting.

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A Long Look at Surgery - an Executive Interview with Michael Schweitzer, M.D.

Published in the February issue of the Journal of Healthcare Contracting on pages 8 - 12.

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AAOS: Perioperative Surgical Home Model Moves Forward

ASA-developed initiative shows positive results; plans expansion

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First-of-its-kind perioperative surgical home initiative demonstrates measurable impact on quality and costs

American Society of Anesthesiologists and Premier, Inc. announce results from first phase of Perioperative Surgical Home learning collaborative

CHARLOTTE & CHICAGO – Feb. 9, 2016 – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading health care improvement company, have announced the results of the first iteration of the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) learning collaborative.

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American Society of Anesthesiologists and Premier, Inc. launch second Perioperative Surgical Home Learning Collaborative

First-of-its-kind initiative designed to improve inpatient and outpatient care for surgical patients

CHARLOTTE & SAN DIEGO – October 26, 2015 – The American Society of Anesthesiologists
(ASA) and Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, will extend their national learning collaborative to improve perioperative care for an additional two years.

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