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Need a New Phaco?

Remove all roadblocks to a new Phaco with Mobile Cataract Outsourcing.

Operating with an old Phaco machine? 

If so, you are likely not operating as efficiently and safely as you could be. The possibility of a ‘downed’ machine on surgery day is an active concern…and so are repair costs.

If you are in need of a new Phaco machine, but are struggling with capital budgets, Surgical Direct Inc offers a Mobile Cataract Outsourcing program that you should pay attention to.

A completely upgraded surgery day (New Phaco included) with Surgical Direct.

Here are some common questions we hear:

1) Which machines are available in this program?

Acquire immediate access to Alcon Centurion, B&L Stellaris, or  J&J Veritas with $0 in capital outlay. These 3 machines are the latest from the 3 biggest cataract equipment brands in the US, each bringing ample upgrades in cutting, fluidics, and safety to each operation.

2) My microscope is fairly old as well. What about my microscope?

We’re glad you asked. Yes, we also provide top Ophthalmic microscope models like Alcon LX3 and Zeiss OPMI Lumera microscopes included within our program. 

3) How does pricing work?

As mentioned above, this program requires $0 in capital outlay. Our pricing is structured and billed per case after the surgery day. This ensures that you only pay for the equipment (and supplies) when you use it. Contact us directly for a deep dive into how our pricing is structured and how affordable it actually is. 

4) Do we have to store the equipment in our facility?

No, we deliver the equipment to you on the day of surgery, and our cataract specialists will setup the room for you and your staff. This includes Phaco hand-pieces and microscope handles, being dropped off in plenty of time to be sterilized for start time. 

5) What if we operate 2 rooms?

Not a problem! We will bring enough equipment (plus backups) for your day to operate as smoothly and safely as possible. 

6) Do we need to have our staff trained on the new equipment?

No. Accompanied with your equipment on surgery day are our highly-trained cataract specialists. Our techs deliver the equipment to your facility, test / prime and troubleshoot equipment as needed, assist the surgeon and staff throughout the day with machine settings, turnover, and supply management. In truth, our guys are the shining stars of our cataract program. They help make the day go by smoothly and work from a team-focused mentality. 

7) What else should we know?

Along with new equipment, our program offers full support and management of cataract surgery supplies as well. This includes all ancillary supplies like blades, cannulas, viscoelastic, BSS, instrumentation, and lens consignments. Enrolling in our cataract outsourcing program, allows your facility to let go of inventory heavy-lifting and lens consignment management. 

There’s so much more, but we value your time. 

If anything above has peaked your interest, let’s hop on a call! We’ll talk you through all the details of how our cataract outsourcing program works and how this program can greatly benefit surgeons and OR staff alike. Don’t wait, call us today!

No Capital? No Problem!

Capital budgets for surgical facilities these days are limited and are a bit more of a precious commodity than in years past. We are living in unprecedented times, and administrators need to be more strategic with their capital dollars than ever before. Investing dollars into a new specialty in your facility…well let’s be honest…that is a big risk right now.

Do either of these statements ring true for your facility?

1) Upgrading equipment in the near future is likely not an option.

2) Getting started in a new speciality in the near future is likely is not an option.

If one or both of the statements above are true, then your facility may struggle to find ways to grow revenue and survive the challenging landscape all of us as healthcare providers find ourselves in.

No Capital? No Problem!

What if we told you that there is another way?

When it comes to Cataract Surgery and other Ophthalmic specialty procedures, Surgical Direct creates a stable and low-risk path for growing your facilities revenue without spending $1 in capital. Surgical Direct provides equipment, supplies, and support for cataract surgery and other procedures with an outsourcing service model.

We provide phaco machines, ophthalmic microscopes, Yag & SLT Lasers, IOL consignments, tailored case-supply lists, specialty add-on items, and highly trained support.

For the full scope of what we do, check out our Mobile Cataract Services page.

Already facilitate cataract surgery in your facility? 

Outsourcing with Surgical Direct has big benefits.

    • Upgrade your equipment now (Phacos, microscopes, and more). $0 of capital.
    • Make your surgeons happy with the latest technology available now.
    • Eliminate those pricey maintenance plans.
    • Save admin time and inventory costs for cataract specific supplies
    • Access top-level support from our technicians for every case.

Not currently facilitating cataract surgery in your facility? 

Starting an outsourcing relationship with Surgical Direct can be a fast track to a new revenue stream.

    • We offer an easy (low-risk) way to get cataract surgery started in your facility with no capital expense.
    • We take care of all the equipment setup, fully outfitting your OR for cataract surgery.
    • We bring the majority of the disposable supplies (including IOL implants) so you don’t have to worry about it.
    • No need to think about long-term cost and upkeep of equipment. We take care of all that.
    • Don’t have a surgeon relationship? We’ll do the legwork and connect you with one so cataract surgery in your facility can become a reality.

Ready to lower your risk and grow your revenue at the same time? We are ready to be your growth partner and open the door for your facility.

Feel free to give us a call to discuss in further detail, or schedule a free demo day.

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5 Rapid-Fire Benefits of Outsourcing

Does your surgical facility experience difficulty in keeping up with the demands it takes to host a cataract surgery program in your OR? Tackling a specialty like Ophthalmology on your own can add financial risk to your OR as well as increase your administrative load to your staff. It absolutely can be done, and many facilities manage…but we are here to tell you that there is another option than spending your precious capital dollars on Cataract Equipment. Outsourcing equipment with Surgical Direct’s mobile cataract services has many benefits. Let’s take a look!

5 Rapid Fire Benefits of Outsourcing your Cataract Equipment with Surgical Direct.

 

1) Immediate access to the latest technology

Partnering with Surgical Direct allows your facility, surgeon, and staff immediate access to the latest cataract surgical technology. This includes the surgeons choice of phaco platform, microscope, and other related equipment. Surgeons love having the flexibility of using what they want. Stop making your surgeons operate with old technology!

2) Massive Capital Savings

Surgeons gains immediate access to the equipment they want without facilities spending a single dollar from your capital budget. This is massive. Especially in our current financial landscape! Save all your capital on specialties that bring more revenue to your facility.

3) Per Case Pricing

Our pricing structure is a ‘per-case pricing’ structure. This means that you only pay us when you use us and there are no contractual obligations to pay for our services when your surgeon doesn’t have any cases. Our clients love this because it reduces financial risk for the facility and offers an immediate positive revenue stream from this specialty.

4) Case Supply Relief (Lenses, Disposables, + Specialty Items)

Including equipment provisions, our Mobile Cataract Service provides your facility with extensive case supplies, tailored to your facility and surgeon.

  • Lenses: We work directly with the surgeon and their office for surgery lens picks. We then bring all the surgeon’s lens picks for the day with us, including a full back-up consignment just in case there are any last minute changes. This includes specialty, premium & backup lenses. We’ve got the day fully covered! Plus, the facility no longer has to manage lens consignments.
  • Disposables: We compile preferences supply lists for each surgeon including blades, cannulas, viscoelatsics, BSS and other disposable supplies. We pack plenty of supplies for the day’s case volume, plus plenty of extras in case of unforeseen drops or contaminations.
  • Specialty Items: Including regular case supplies, we stock and carry specialty items on an as-needed basis. Items like Vitrectors, Malyugin Rings, Iris Hooks, MIGS, and more!

Allowing us to supply all of these items to your facility dramatically reduces your in-house inventory load, reducing your PO’s to just 1 for Ophthalmology.

5) In-Room Support

Along with all the equipment and supplies, comes a thoroughly trained Surgical Direct representative, ready to assist surgeon and staff on every case! We call them our Cataract Coordinators. Our coordinators go through an extensive 90 day training prior to working along. Most have years of experience, seeing more cases that most nurses. Our coordinators meticulously and carefully pack all equipment, supplies and lenses, arrive at your facility early, load in, prime and set the equipment, and then provide in-room support on every case throughout the day. From helping the surgeon with equipment settings, to sterile-field opening, to taking out the trash….our coordinators don’t just stand around. They HELP the day go by efficiency and safely.

To be honest, these 5 benefits just scratch the surface. Can you envision a smoother, less stressful, lower risk way of doing Cataract Surgery? We believe that outsourcing is the best way to do it!

Click through below to learn more, contact us, or request a demo.

Surgical Direct is the partnership that you’ve been looking for.

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The Benefits of ASC Cataract Surgery in 2021

Ambulatory surgery centers for quite some years now have been hugely popular for hosting cataract surgery (about 70 to 80% of all cataracts in the US) due to convenience, efficiency, and flexibility when compared to hospitals and large medical centers. And now that we are in 2021, there are even more benefits to moving cataracts to an ASC because of how much the landscape has changed since COVID-19.

Moving your cataract surgery to an ASC is a win-win-win; for patients, for healthcare, and for surgeons. New protocols and systems put in place directly related to the pandemic have slowed hospitals down in their ability to provide efficient surgical services (even more so than before), and we have seen an even bigger push in the Ophthalmology world to move cases from hospitals to ASCs.

Why ASC Cataract Surgery with Surgical Direct is a match made in heaven.

Surgical Direct’s Mobile Cataract Services are designed for surgical centers and surgeons to have the opportunity to be more efficient and flexible with no capital expense. We provide all needed equipment and supply provisions for your cases, brought to the facility day.

• No Capital Expense

Surgical Direct eliminates the need for an ASC to use their precious capital dollars on Ophthalmic surgical equipment. We provide the latest in cataract surgery technology to your facility on an as needed basis. No capital, no preventative maintenance packages, no worries.

• Surgical Efficiency

Surgical Direct’s model is all about efficiency. From start to finish on surgery day, our team is set and ready to assist the OR team as much as needed, making sure the equipment is running smoothly, and the doctors has everything they need. We also help streamline the ASC’s supply chain and reduce POs with vendors, by supplying all necessary supplies for the surgery.

• Flexibility

Outsourcing with Surgical Direct brings a level of flexibility to your OR that you would not have on your own. We provide the opportunity for surgeons to be flexible with their equipment preferences (eg. trying a new technology). This also allows your facility to take on more surgeons without the worry of what equipment they prefer. Having the option to provide multiple surgeons with their preferences in equipment without spending large amounts of capital is a benefit that should not be overlooked. Plus, since we are a roll-in / roll-out service and most ASC’s are limited on storage space, you don’t have to worry about that either.

We’ve just scratched the surface. ASC Cataract Surgery with Surgical Direct makes sense in so many more ways than we’ve gotten into.

Interested in learning how our services work?

Click through below to learn more, contact us, or request a demo.

Surgical Direct is the partnership that you’ve been looking for.

Call Us Directly | 314-997-4455

Sign up for a FREE Demo Day

More about our Mobile Cataract Services