What Factors Are Driving ASC Growth and Usage?

Orthopaedic surgery leads the way in ambulatory surgery center usage

  • In 2022, revenue from outpatient sites rose 8% while inpatient revenue remained flat compared to 2021.
  • Specialties that substantially increased their footprint in ASCs included cardiology and orthopaedics.
  • The pandemic accelerated the shift from hospitals to outpatient services.


JLL. Outpatient Healthcare Services and Facilities Set for Enormous Growth. Accessed May 9, 2023.

VMG Health. ASCs in 2022: A Year in Review. Accessed May 9, 2023.