4 Ways For Start-ups to Launch DEI Initiatives

July 19, 2023

It is possible to start DEI initiatives with limited resources. In fact, it is a crucial step to improving employee satisfaction and retention. Putting some thought into DEI at early stages can save teams a lot of money, time, and resources in the long run. Not only can investing in DEI prevent issues, but it will also create a more efficient, thoughtful team.

Geographic Disparities in the Rise of Orthopaedic ASCs

June 5, 2023

Access to orthopaedic surgical care has radically transformed over the past five years. Surgeries that were traditionally done in inpatient, hospital-based settings have steadily migrated to outpatient Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs). This shift offers patients access to more convenient, efficient, and high-quality care. AcuityMD has been closely following the trend of surgeries shifting away from hospital-based settings into freestanding ASCs.

MedTech Deserves a Commercial Flywheel

November 14, 2022

My interest in MedTech intersects my personal and professional life. We’ve all had that experience with the healthcare system: loved ones battling cancer or getting wheeled in for emergency surgery. We’re filled with uncertainty going into a diagnosis and uncertainty after a surgery. We place trust in the doctor, their training, and the technologies they use to heal our loved ones. Interacting with Medical Technology is a deeply personal experience. And so, by solving the business challenges MedTech companies face, we can help solve these deeply personal challenges that millions of patients face every day.

Employee Spotlight: Liz Slovitt

June 24, 2022

To showcase our talented teammates, we occasionally place an Acuity team member in the limelight. Today it is Liz Slovitt, our Customer Engagement Lead based out of Chicago, Illinois!

COVID-19 Impact on ASCs: 2021 Data Update

April 29, 2022

Despite the havoc wrought by the original SARS-CoV-2 virus, hope for a return to normalcy set in amongst the general public by the summer of 2021. This cautious optimism was short-lived due to the rise of Delta and Omicron sub-variants, highly contagious mutated strains that quickly became predominant around the world. While these extraordinary surges pushed US hospitals to the limits once again, our healthcare system proved more resilient than in the first wave due to the decreased severity of Omicron infections, effectiveness of vaccine rollouts, and new treatments. Patients struggled with delays and disruptions in elective medical care and procedures as these variants roared through the country, yet there again appears to be light at the end of the tunnel.

Here Comes the Sun...shine Act Data for 2020

February 16, 2022

AcuityMD's deep dive into the recently released 2020 Sunshine Act data. Read about how COVID changed the game for all the players involved: medical device and pharmaceutical companies, doctors, and teaching hospitals.

Employee Spotlight: Carrie Childress

August 5, 2021

To showcase our talented teammates, we occasionally place an Acuity team member in the limelight. Today it is Carrie Childress, our Customer Success Lead based out of Charleston, South Carolina. Enjoy!

Employee Spotlight: Alex Quatrano

July 15, 2021

To showcase our talented teammates, we occasionally place an Acuity team member in the limelight. Today it is Alex Quatrano, Software Engineer based out of Massachusetts. Buon appetito!

Employee Spotlight: Raunak Khosla

June 8, 2021

To showcase our talented teammates, we occasionally place an Acuity team member in the limelight. Today it is Raunak Khosla, Operations Intern based out of Chicago, IL. Strap in and enjoy the read!

COVID-19 Impact on ASCs

April 26, 2021

The onset of COVID-19 saw a seismic shift in the US healthcare industry as hospitals braced themselves for a historic pandemic. As the first wave unfolded, healthcare resources were marshaled towards fighting the pandemic, delaying many elective surgical procedures as hospital beds were prioritized to serve COVID patients. Many patients also postponed routine preventive care such as colonoscopies during this period. Then, most ordinary care resumed in the latter half of 2020 as case numbers, and the strain on hospitals, declined.

Ambulatory Surgery Center Accessibility in the USA

April 12, 2021

Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) are a rapidly growing, safe, convenient, and inexpensive alternative to surgeries performed in a hospital. Many patients seeking lower costs—or simply to avoid the stress of a hospital setting—are increasingly turning to ASCs for their surgical procedures. While the ASC market is quickly expanding, access to these outpatient facilities remains highly unequal across the country. Many residents of rural areas live extremely far away from the nearest ASCs.