DISC Surgical procedure Heart at Newport Seaside administrator Karen Reiter, RN, CNOR, RNFA, CASC has been named ASC Chief of the 12 months by OR Supervisor. The distinguished award was introduced to Reiter at this 12 months’s OR Supervisor Convention Awards Ceremony, which acknowledges perioperative leaders making strides to higher the expertise of sufferers, enhance operations, drive innovation and encourage the following era of OR leaders.
The ASC Chief of the 12 months award honors an excellent ASC chief who wears many hats and takes an lively position in establishing and advancing their outpatient surgical procedure middle to ship high-quality affected person care.
This 12 months, Reiter and her crew will present individualized care to roughly 900 backbone surgical procedure sufferers in DISC’s attentive, nurturing atmosphere. Reiter claims the important thing to success is getting ready the affected person for the expertise by preoperative and postoperative schooling.
“I’m each humbled and exhilarated to see my efforts acknowledged by such a revered group in our business. I’m additionally extremely happy with your entire DISC crew with out whom DISC’s success – and this award – would have by no means been attainable,” she stated, following an awards ceremony that happened on October 18.
“With over 22 years of expertise, Karen Reiter has managed and led the DISC crew in creating a high-acuity backbone mannequin for the outpatient world. She transitioned DISC from its preliminary out-of-network standing to an in-network supplier, and she or he is now instrumental in creating a physician-first, payor-driven international billing program,” stated DISC’s founding director Robert S. Bray, Jr., MD in recommending Reiter for the popularity. “This work encompasses all of the nuances of training and transitioning the payors to grow to be working companions within the growth of a sustainable billing construction that can transfer ahead into the value-based care market.