ASCOA Administrator Brooke Smith named as ‘Rising Star’


ASCOA Administrator Brooke Smith was named on a list of ‘Rising Star: 40 ASC Leaders 40 Years of Younger’, published by Becker’s ASC Review.

Brooke Smith, Maryland Surgery Center for Women in Rockville, Md. (37). In her time with Maryland Surgery Center for Women, Ms. Smith has successfully taken a struggling ASC and turned it into a safe, profitable, professional facility. She has worked to increase collections from an average of $70K per month to an average of $240K per month, all while decreasing the center’s days in A/R significantly to an average of 25 days. She also led a pilot program for online pre-surgical admission, trialing the program for presentation to the center’s management company, Ambulatory Surgery Centers of America, for consideration among 30 other ASCs. Her cost savings in 2010 alone added up to $110, 000.