Advantien's Tim Burney Discusses Implant and Supply Management With ASC Focus


Tim Burney, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advantien, is featured in a column that appears in the March issue of ASC Focus.

The column is titled "Tips on Implant and Supply Management." It focuses on ways ambulatory surgery centers can reduce costs, increase value and maintain choice when purchasing implants and supplies.

ASC Focus is the official magazine of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA).

To view the article, click here. Access the entire March issue by clicking here.

Advantien's Ryan Fredricey Contributes Column on ASC Implant Negotiations to Becker's ASC Review

Ryan Fredricey, Chief Operating Officer for Advantien, has contributed a column to Becker's ASC Review.

The column is titled "6 steps for ASCs to gain surgeon support in implant price negotiations." In the piece, Ryan analyzes the importance ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) taking the following steps:

  • Get early buy-in
  • Make it easy
  • Ease the fear of change
  • Educate on pricing
  • Play your "surgeon" card at the right time
  • Bring in third-party expertise

To view the article, click here. Learn how Advantien's customized ASC implant purchasing services increases profits from spine and orthopedic devices by contacting us today.

Becker's ASC Review, part of the Becker's Healthcare family of publications, features general business, legal and clinical guidance on topics relevant to ambulatory surgery centers.

Advantien to Exhibit at California Ambulatory Surgery Association's 2016 Annual Conference

Advantien will be exhibiting at the California Ambulatory Surgery Association's (CASA) 2016 Annual Conference and Exhibits.


The conference takes place September 7-9, 2016, at the La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Calif.

CASA's mission is to serve as a proactive leader in the California ambulatory surgery industry.

To arrange an on-site meeting with Advantien representatives, please contact us.

Advantien's Tim Burney Discusses ASC Orthopedic and Spine Supply Chain Optimization With Becker's ASC Review

Tim Burney, Chief Executive Officer for Advantien, has participated in a Q&A with Becker's ASC Review on how ASCs can improve the value of their spine and orthopedic procedures.

In the column, titled "How orthopedic & spine ASCs can optimize their supply chain: Advantien CEO & founder Tim Burney weighs in," Tim answers the following questions:

  • What are the biggest sources of waste in the supply chain for traditional orthopedic and spine procedures?
  • How are companies innovating to become more efficient and cost-effective in orthopedic and spine implant design and distribution?
  • What tactics are the smartest ASC owners and operators using in the supply chain to maximize the value of orthopedic and spine procedures?
  • Where do you see orthopedic and spine implant supply chain innovation going in the future?
  • What impact does an improved supply chain have on orthopedic and spine ASCs?      

To view the article, click here. To learn how Advantien can help your ASC optimize its orthopedic and spine supply chain, contact us today.

Advantien to Attend Becker's 14th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference

Representatives of Advantien will be attending the "Becker's 14th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine" conference.

The conference takes place June 9-11, 2016, at the Swissotel Chicago.

Hosted by Becker's Healthcare, publisher of Becker's ASC Review, the meeting brings together surgeons, physician leaders, administrators, and ASC business and clinical leaders to discuss how to improve ASCs and their bottom line and how to manage challenging clinical, business and financial issues.

Attendees of the conference can arrange an on-site meeting with Advantien by contacting us.