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15 of the Most Popular Statistics Stories on

1. Statistics on Surgery Center Staff Hourly Wages and Administrator Salary by Region. Click Here

2. Statistics on Surgery Center Average Staff Hours Per Case by Region. Click Here

3. 25 Interesting Statistics About Gastroenterology in Surgery Centers. Click Here

4. 22 Interesting Statistics About Urology in Surgery Centers. Click Here

Come hear orthopedics experts Peter Kurzweil, MD, and Margarita de Jesus, Administrator, of the Surgery Center of Long Beach, discuss "Uni Knees and Shoulders in the Outpatient Setting: Cost, Staffing and Profitability Issues" at the 7th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Driven ASC Conference from June 11-13 in Chicago. Learn more and register today. Click Here  

5. 28 Interesting Statistics About Orthopedics in Surgery Centers and Orthopedic Surgeons. Click Here

6. 10 Interesting Statistics About Pain Management in Surgery Centers. Click Here

7. 10 Interesting Statistics About Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery in ASCs. Click Here

8. 10 Interesting Statistics About ENT in Surgery Centers. Click Here

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9. 10 Statistics to Know About Bariatrics. Click Here

10. 10 Interesting Accounts Receivable Statistics for Surgery Centers. Click Here

11. Top Surgical Specialties in Surgery Centers by Procedure Volume. Click Here

12. 10 Statistics About Earnings and Employment of Healthcare Executives and Administrators. Click Here

13. 10 Interesting Statistics and Facts About Surgery Center Chains. Click Here

14. Top 10 Procedures Associated With the Most Expensive Ambulatory Surgical Hospital Visits. Click Here

15. Top 10 Ambulatory Surgery Procedures in Hospitals. Click Here

Join us for the 5th Annual After Hours Party at ASCs 2009 in Nashville, Tenn. Learn more. Click Here
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Improve Profits During Challenging Times:
7th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Driven ASC Conference - Improving Profits, and Business & Legal Issues: June 11-13, Chicago - Register Today!

Five of the great topics on the program agenda:

5 Keys to a Superior Pain Management Program Surgery Center-- Lance Lehmann, MD, Medical Director and Liliana Rodriguez Lehmann, MBA, Hallandale Outpatient Surgical Center

2. The Pros and Cons of Total Knees in a 23-Hour Setting: Financial and Safety Issues -- Eric Monesmith, MD, OrthoIndy; and John Martin, CEO, OrthoIndy

3. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction: "The Tommy John Surgery" -- Timothy Kremchek, MD, Medical Director, Cincinnati Reds; Larry Taylor, President and CEO, Practice Partners in Healthcare

4. Uni Knees in the Outpatient Setting: Is This the Right Fit for Your ASC? Clinical and Financial Issues -- Blaine Farless, MD, and James McGehee, RN, Administrator, Cleburne Surgical Center; and Sarah Martin, RVP of Operations, Meridian Surgical Partners

5. Key Strategies for Controlling Implant Costs in ASCs and Surgical Hospitals -- Randi Pisko, CEO, North Carolina Specialty Hospital, and Richard F. Bruch, MD, Triangle Orthopaedic Associates

Learn more about the 7th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Driven ASC Conference and download the conference brochure by clicking here. To register online, click here or call (703) 836-5904.

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10 Great Companies to Know

If you'd like more information about or an introduction to any of these companies, please e-mail Scott Becker.

B. Braun. For 150 years, B. Braun has developed a rich heritage of knowledge and expertise for delivering innovative healthcare products, medical devices and programs designed to improve both patient and health-professional safety. Learn more about B. Braun.

Prexus Health. Prexus Health is a 100 percent physician-owned company that specializes in the development and management of multi-specialty, physician-owned ASCs and small hospitals. Learn more about Prexus Health.

MedHQ. MedHQ is an expert in accounting, revenue cycle, human resources and credentialing services and provides these business office functions to hospitals, ASCs, imaging centers and physician practices nationwide. Learn more about MedHQ.

ASCOA. Since 1984, ASCOA's founders have helped physician-owners start and operate successful facilities; ASCOA currently owns and manages 34 facilities across the country with 14 others in development. Learn more about ASCOA.

Anesthesia Healthcare Partners. AHP provides ASCs, hospitals, or office-based practice with the choice of all-inclusive anesthesia service solutions or any combination of those distinct anesthesia service components, which include anesthesia billing, recruitment and practice management. Learn more about AHP.

Surgical Notes. Surgical notes is a nationwide provider of medical transcription, coding and other related value-added information technology services for ASCs. Read more about Surgical Notes.

McShane Medical Properties. McShane Medical Properties is an integrated design/build construction and real estate development firm offering comprehensive services for the healthcare industry. Read more about McShane.

HealthCare Appraisers. HealthCare Appraisers is a nationally recognized valuation and consulting firm providing services exclusively to the healthcare industry. Read more about HealthCare Appraisers.

Practice Partners. Practice Partners in Healthcare takes great pride in the development, management and equity ownership with its physician and hospital partners. Read more about Practice Partners.

Serbin Surgery Center Billing. Serbin Surgery Center Billing was founded in 2001 to provide the answer to ASCs' complex and unique billing needs, providing expert and accurate coding, billing, collections, and managed care negotiations solely to the ASC industry. Learn more about SCB.

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