If, as I’ve written before and as we’re now beginning to see, a hospital need not have beds, then what’s the difference between a hospital (which physicians can’t develop as a Medicare facility) and an ASC?
Who likes to make the bed? Apparently not hospitals, because an increasing number are building new “bedless” facilities. Reception area/waiting room? Check! Operating rooms? Check! Patient monitoring? Check! Inpatient rooms? Heck no! All of the overnight rooms are the patients’ own rooms at their homes. There’s no need to build them. There’s no need to staff […]