Total Joints in an ASC: Protocols for Success

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM CST 

The current healthcare industry is requiring institutions to manage change and control shifting costs all while driving organizational efficiency.  A specific shift, in total joint procedures, to Ambulatory Surgery Centers, is a new frontier for many surgeons and organizations.  Dr. Ken Cherry has performed hundreds of total hip and knee procedures in an out-patient setting, and will share key learnings for implementation, while increasing efficiency in informational quality, supply chain delivery and implant acquisition.

Learning Points:

  • Protocols for successful total joint procedures in an ASC
  • Automated systems to drive efficiencies
  • Orthopedic delivery models that offer attractive economics


Dr. Ken Cherry- Co-Founder: University Orthopedics Center, State College, PA, Co-Owner Advanced Center for Surgery. Altoona, PA