Convergent provides national ‘best practice’ individualized coaching and process infrastructure consulting for ASCs to develop innovative total joint
replacement (TJR) programs.

Only 2% of joint arthroplasty is performed at the ASC. Let us help you set up your program to scale so we can together grow this number.


Equipment and logistics

Supporting your OR with a sound strategy to add a total joint arthroplasty TJA service-line is a foundational and critical element.

Arthroplasty will add several new challenges for your materials and logistics functions. Additionally, it is never too early to evaluate your supply-chain strategy and prepare for the world of bundled payments

From developing a budgetary plan for capital investment and growth, physician recruitment and buy-in, appropriate case costing, and efficient loaner instrument processing and exchanges, TJA can be a high-ticket, high-touch service line to add.

Our expertise can help you achieve: effective timing, strategy, and knowledge to scale the delivery of safer outcomes for your patients as volumes grow and deliver greater financial success for your investors.

We can also prepare your supply-chain with the correct mindset to succeed in the world of bundled payments

Addressing common needs:

• Operating room and sterile processing clinical flow protocols – understanding
the team obligation of a TJR program
• Supply case costing performance enhancement – best practices for TJR episode supply costs
• Business development strategies – maximizing return on TJR investments

• Capital investment strategies – building the perfect purchasing strategy for
your facility
• Bundle preparedness –
build a strategic supply spending culture
• Supply-Chain operational assessment – developing your processes to scale for higher TJR volumes

Our approach is to provide tools, templates, resources, evaluation, and coaching. We can assist you to assure that you can develop your program with a realistic, cost-effective budget to achieve the foundational elements necessary for appropriate execution.

Your supply chain is the heart of the ASC. Allow our experts to advise your team to ensure that you are making informed decisions to increase revenue, drive efficiencies, and build a successful outpatient TJA program.

Contact our team and get a custom assessment for your facility:

Phone:    760.494.9220