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February Special Issue of
Becker's ASC Review Now Online
Feb. 16, 2010

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1. 21 Ways to Make and Save Money in Surgery Centers. Click Here

2. 23 Things to Know About Anesthesia and Anesthesia in ASCs. Click Here

3. 5 Best Specialties for ASCs Now. Click Here

4. Early registration discounts end March 1 for the Hospitals and Health Systems - Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues Conference (April 13-14, 2010; Chicago). Great speakers and great topics on hospital core profit issues. Register now and save $200. Learn more. Click Here See more highlights below.

5. Top 8 Surgery Center Stories of 2009. Click Here

6. Publisher's Letter -- Republican Wins Senate Seat in Massachusetts: 8 Quick Thoughts. Click Here

7. If you would like to take advantage of a free billing analysis
for your ASC or proposed surgery center, please call Caryl Serbin at (888) 453-1144 or e-mail her at

8. 4 Top Issues Facing ASC and Hospital Valuation. Click Here

9. 6 ASC Turnarounds. Click Here

10. Surgical Care Affiliates is seeking a VP of Development on the West Coast. E-mail for more information.

11. Tag Team Recruitment - 6 Steps to Drive Profitably: A Success Story From Melville, N.Y. Click Here

12. 8 Statistics About Anesthesiologist Compensation. Click Here

13. Practice Partners in Healthcare is seeking a Regional Operations Manager. E-mail for more information.

14. Extreme Makeover: ASC Turnarounds. Click Here

15. 2009 Physician Hospital Valuation Survey. Click Here

16. 2010 CPT Changes for Paravertebral Facet Joint Injections & Guidance. Click Here

17. 17 Great ASCs to Work For. Click Here

18. Free Becker's Healthcare Alert Sends Breaking Healthcare Business and Legal News to Your Inbox Daily. Click Here

19. Becker's ASC Review, the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association and Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review Announce 8th Annual Conference on Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASCs: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues. Click Here

View these stories and download the entire issue. Click Here

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Improve Hospital Profitability Immediately: Hospitals and Health Systems -- Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues Conference (April 13-14, 2010; Chicago)

Register today for Hospitals and Health Systems: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues Conference (April 13-14, 2010; Chicago). This exclusive conference focused on hospital and health system CEOs and CFOs brings together hospital business and strategy leaders to discuss how to improve your organization and its bottom line in these challenging but opportunity-filled times.

Here are just 5 of the 37 terrific sessions on the program agenda:

1. The Best Ideas for Hospitals Now - Chris Karam, FACHE, President & CEO, CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System; Dan Moen, CEO, LHP Hospital Group; Paul R. Summerside, MD, Chairman of the Board, Aurora Baycare Medical Center; Alex Rintoul, CEO, Medical Center at St. Elizabeth Place; Moderated by Scott Becker, JD, CPA, Partner, McGuireWoods, LLP
2. Physician Hospital Relationships: A Review of Evolving Problems and Opportunities - Paul Summerside, MD, Chairman of the Board, Aurora BayCare Medical Center
3. Strategies for Competing with a Dominant Hospital - Alex Rintoul, CEO, Medical Center at St. Elizabeth Place
4. Monetization of Non Core Assets and Outsourcing Facility Development - Michael Bryant, CEO, Methodist Medical Center and Gordon Soderland, SVP, Strategic Relationships, DASCO Companies
5. Hospital Transactions, Current Market Analysis and Valuations - Greg Koonsman, Senior Partner, and Jon O'Sullivan, Senior Partner, VMG Health

For more information about the program, please download the conference brochure (PDF), click here or call (800) 417-2035. There are four ways you can register:
  1. Online. Register through our secure Web site.
  2. Phone. Call (800) 417-2035.
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  4. Fax. Print the conference brochure (PDF), fill-out the registration on p. 5 and fax it to (866) 678-5755.
Upcoming Events

8th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Driven ASC Conference
June 10-12, 2010

Hospitals and Health Systems Conference: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues
April 13-14

17th Annual Improving the Profitability and Business and Legal Issues ASC Conference
October 20-22, 2010

For a complete list of upcoming events, click here.
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3. Stark Act & Antikickack Statute
4. ASC Coding, Billing and Collections
- sponsored byAdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions
5. ASC Turnarounds: Ideas to Improve Performance
- sponsored by ASCOA
6. Valuation Issues for ASCs and Hospitals
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7. Anesthesia
- sponsored by Somnia Anesthesia Services
8. Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
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11. 50 Best Places to Work - 2010
12. America's 10 Best Hospitals and 20 Best Community Hospitals
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8. Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners:;
9. Serbin Surgery Center Billing:;
10. Anesthesia Healthcare Partners:;
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12. ProVation Medical:;
13. HealthCare Appraisers:;

14. Ambulatory Systems Development: |;

15. EVEIA HEALTH Consulting & Management:
16. Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program:;
17. HealthMark Partners:;
18. Surgical Management Professionals:;

19. SpineSearch:;
20. Principle Valuation:;
21. Amerinet:;
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