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Ambulatory surgery marketing to primary care physicians



Ambulatory surgery marketing to primary care physicians



Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 17(3): 37-43



The leaders of health care organizations across the country are facing significant pressure to improve the quality of their services, reduce operating costs, and adjust to decreases in reimbursement. Survival of a surgery center is achieved when physicians work together to decrease their vulnerability to outside forces and increase their ability to reach desired objectives. Improved communication, operational efficiency, and cost effectiveness are the strategic imperatives. As competition for patient referrals increases among providers, in the midst of a national trend, a surgery center marketing program must be well organized and carefully designed to meet the needs of all its customers. A surgery center that can strategically place itself as a critical link between the surgical specialist and the gatekeeper will survive and prosper in the current health care world.

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DOI: 10.1097/00004479-199407000-00007


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