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By Lenna El-Safwany
August 13, 2021
MPSC Requires Full Vaccination for All Staff
Last week, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued two orders addressing the safety of our health care workers:  The first order requires health care workers to be fully vaccinated  or receive their second dose of the vaccine by September 30, 2021 as a condition of employment. The second order directs hospitals, skilled nursing... [read more]
By webmaster
February 18, 2020
Monterey Peninsula Surgery Center Delivers Notice To Terminate Contracts With Anthem Blue Cross
MONTEREY, Calif., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — After months of stalled good faith negotiations attempting to negotiate reasonable terms, Monterey Peninsula Surgery Center (MPSC) regrettably announced its intent to terminate its contract with Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem). The termination will take effect in 30 days, until which MPSC and Anthem may continue to negotiate. If MPSC... [read more]
By webmaster
January 15, 2020
Planning for Proper Pain Management
One of our facility’s surgeons is well known for sending patients home after surgery with 2 opioid pills. That’s it. His patients are initially surprised and wonder if that will be enough to relieve their pain, but it usually is. The surgeon makes sure patients have reasonable expectations about how they’ll feel after surgery and... [read more]
By webmaster
October 28, 2019
MPSC Expands Transparency Efforts by Releasing its ASC Quality and Performance Data
Monterey Peninsula Surgery Centers, LLC (MPSC) released its most current ASC quality outcome data, including the percentage of medical staff physicians with Board Certifications, hospital admitting privileges and rates for post-surgical infection, emergency room visits and readmissions. MPSC’s continued focus on transparency in its quality performance measures empowers patients with the information they need to... [read more]
By webmaster
September 25, 2019
MPSC Wins CASA’s ASC of the Year Award for the Second Time
Monterey Peninsula Surgery Centers, LLC (“MPSC”) announced it was honored with two awards at the California Ambulatory Surgery Association’s (CASA) 2019 Annual Conference.  MPSC was selected as the 2019 ASC of the Year and received the Award for ASC Excellence in Advocacy.  MPSC is the first multiple- year winner, having previously received the award in... [read more]
By webmaster
September 9, 2019
How to “Aldi” Healthcare by Taking Out Costs
Aldi. The mere utterance of the name stirs fear in the heart of competitors, and joy in the heart of consumers. What if someone could “Aldi” healthcare? What if some healthcare provider, some innovator, could take the costs out of healthcare just as Aldi has taken the costs out of groceries? What if healthcare providers... [read more]
By webmaster
September 9, 2019
How to “Aldi” Healthcare by Taking Out Costs
Aldi. The mere utterance of the name stirs fear in the heart of competitors, and joy in the heart of consumers. What if someone could “Aldi” healthcare? What if some healthcare provider, some innovator, could take the costs out of healthcare just as Aldi has taken the costs out of groceries? What if healthcare providers... [read more]