The Advanced Center for Surgery Completes First Outpatient Total Joint Replacement Case

Provides Vero Beach Community with Convenient Health Care Options

Raleigh, N.C. and Vero Beach, Fla. – May 22, 2017 – The Advanced Center for Surgery, an ambulatory surgery center located in Vero Beach, Fla., completed its first outpatient total joint replacement case May 4, 2017. The procedure, a knee replacement performed by Robert Hill, DO, Vero Orthopaedics & Neurology, showcases the expert level of care now conveniently available to residents of Vero Beach.

Interest in outpatient orthopaedic procedures like this one are trending up across the nation. In fact, there was a 47 percent increase in elective outpatient hip and knee replacement procedures nationally between 2012 and 2015, and that upward trajectory is expected to continue. Orthopaedic patients traditionally limited to hospital settings find value in the medical and technological advances that now allow ASC facilities like The Advanced Center for Surgery to provide safe, high value alternatives while maintaining, and in many cases, enhancing patient outcomes.

“Successful completion of the center’s first outpatient total joint replacement case is a milestone our entire staff is celebrating,” said Dr. Hill. “The Advanced Center for Surgery delivers new options and best practices to patients in the Vero Beach community, and our team is honored to be part of that.”

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23-Hour Rooms Built at Capital City Surgery Center

capitalcitynews2December 21, 2016 – After successful 23-hour stay total joint surgeries over the past year, Capital City Surgery Center has built 3 patient rooms designed for comfort and privacy for overnight care.

This program will allow the center to meet the needs of patients who require total joint surgeries who will be able to recover and be discharged within 23-hours. 


ASC's band together to form North Carolina Ambulatory Surgical Center Association: 4 key points

December 6, 2016 – In North Carolina, community-based ASCs have teamed up to form the North Carolina Ambulatory Surgical Center Association.

Here are four key points:

  1. Kelli Collins, VP of operations at Deerfield, Ill.-based Surgical Care Affiliates, will be the association's president.
  2. Raleigh, N.C.-based Compass Surgical Partners' President and CEO Sean Rambo will serve as NCASCA's secretary/treasurer.
  3. Membership is eligible for any entity licensed as an ASC in North Carolina as well as physician practices that use ASCs. Throughout North Carolina, there are 118 licensed ASCs.
  4. Next year, the association will hold its first meeting in Greensboro, N.C., and will launch a new website in January of 2017.

"The formation of NCASCA will allow the state's ASCs to advocate on behalf of our community with a united voice before state licensure officials, the North Carolina Industrial Commission and the General Assembly," Ms. Collins said. "I look forward to working with ASC administrators throughout the state to promote the value of North Carolina's ASCs as a critical component of the healthcare delivery system."

This article original appeared in Becker's ASC REVIEW.

The Advanced Center for Surgery Now Open in Vero Beach, FL

October 31, 2016 – Compass Surgical Partners and Vero Orthopaedics & Neurology have partnered together to open a new surgery center in Vero Beach, Florida. The Advanced Center for Surgery provides residents of Vero Beach with access to low-cost, expert orthopaedic surgery options.

John Peden, MD, Vero Othopaedics & Neurology, expressed his appreciation for Compass’ involvement in the project, “Our group is thrilled to partner with Compass Surgical Partners as we open a high quality surgical venue in the Vero Beach market. This will offer a low-cost outpatient surgery center for our patients to experience as we focus on each patient’s surgical need.”

Physician owned and operated, The Advanced Center for Surgery offers complex orthopaedic, spine, and pain procedures to the Vero Beach community. The center is staffed with experienced medical professionals, committed to ensuring every patient is satisfied with their orthopaedic surgical procedure. Vero Orthopaedics & Neurology, Compass, and their physician partners are proud to offer high quality outpatient surgery.

“Compass is honored to partner with Vero Othopaedics & Neurology to open The Advanced Center for Surgery,” said DJ Hill, CEO of Compass, “The experienced and well respected physicians at Vero Orthopaedics & Neurology, in conjunction with the ambulatory expertise of our team, will make this a successful surgical venue for the local community.”

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Heart of Florida to Open New Surgery Center in 2017

Davenport, Florida (July 21, 2016) – Compass Surgical Partners and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center are working together to bring a new, 13,000 square foot outpatient surgery center to Davenport, Florida. The new facility is scheduled to open in early 2017.

For Ann Barnhart, CEO of Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, the new facility is two years in the making. “We have worked with other firms in the past and been unable to pull the physician partnership together,” said Barnhart, “However, Compass was able to engage quickly, navigate a competitive landscape, and work together with our team to accomplish what other firms could not.”

In partnership with a number of skilled local surgeons, the new surgery center will serve the growing community of Davenport with a unique variety of outpatient surgical specializations, including GI, urology, spine, pain management, orthopedics, and ENT. Compass will lead the development and management of the center. Construction for this project is scheduled to begin in September, 2016.

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