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Subject: [Becker's ASC Review] 5 ASC Specialties Predicted to Grow | New ASCs in MI, TX, CA, AZ & MT | Less Than 40 Reg Spots Left for June ASC Conf - Reg Today! | KY Health System Partners With ASC to Boost Competition
Becker's ASC Review
News & Analysis
May 25, 2011

5 ASC Specialties Predicted to Grow in 2011. Click Here

2. New ASCs for Michigan: Click Here Texas: Click Here
California: Click Here Arizona: Click Here Montana: Click Here
3. Less Than 40 Registration Spots Left for the 9th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference - Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues (June 9-11, Chicago). Meet ASC Buyers, Improve Profits, Join 600-Plus People and Meet Mike Ditka -- Register Today! Click Here

4. Kentucky's Jewish & St. Mary's HealthCare Partners With Premier Surgery Center to Boost Competition. Click Here

5. Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners Announces Partnership With Maryland Surgery Center. Click Here 

6. 25 Great Physicians in New York. Click Here 

7. Complimentary Webinar -- EHR in the ASC: Meaningful Use and What it Means for Your Center (Thursday, June 2, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CDT ). Reserve your spot by clicking here

8. Dr. Perry Haney Named Colorado ASC Association's 2011 Medical Leader of the Year. Click Here 

 ASC Association Issues Guide on Adverse Media Situation Protocol. Click Here

10. Surgical Notes, Laser Spine Institute Announced as New Sponsors of 9th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. Click Here

Learn More About Our Featured E-Weekly Advertisers: ASCOA, VMG Health, EVEIA and Surgical Notes.
Meet ASC Buyers/Improve Profits/Join 600 People/Meet Mike Ditka/Register Today for the 9th Annual Ortho, Spine and Pain-Driven ASC Conference!

Less Than 40 Registration Spots  Left! Hear keynote speakers including Legendary NFL Football Player and Coach Mike Ditka and learn practical guidance to boost your ASC's profitability immediately at the 9th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues (June 9-11; Chicago). Registration spots are going fast so register today!  

Highlights include:

1. 101 sessions and 134 speakers, including 25 CEOs and 30 physician leaders as speakers, focused on immediately useful guidance for orthopedic, spine and pain management surgeons who own ambulatory surgical centers

2. Great keynote speakers including legendary NFL Coach Mike Ditka and Healthcare Futurist Joe Flower

3. Last year's event included 725 attendees and 65 exhibitors

4. Discounts when registering 2 or more attendees, and for ASC Association members and paid Becker's ASC Review subscribers

5. Here are just four of the more than 100 sessions:

A. Key Tips for Success - Orthopedics in ASCs - What Works and What Doesn't - Greg Deconciliis, Administrator, Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites  

10 Statistics Your ASC Should Review Each Day, Week, and Month and What to do About Them - Brian Brown, Regional Vice President, Operations, Meridian Surgical Partners


C. Interventional Pain Management - New Concepts to Reduce ER Visits, Hospitalizations and Re-Admissions - Scott Glaser, MD, DABIPP, Pain Specialists of Greater Chicago  


D.  Successful Three Party Joint Ventures - Dennis Martin, SVP Client Services and Network Development, Aric Burke, VP Business Development, Health Inventures, LLC, and Troy P. Stockman, CEO, Nebraska Spine Hospital, LLC  

Learn more about the conference by clicking here.

Register online by clicking here. You can also call (703) 836-5904 or e-mail To sponsor or exhibit at the conference, contact Jessica Cole at
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1. Becker's Hospital Review
2. Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review   

3. ASC Turnarounds: Ideas to Improve Performance & Benchmarking
- sponsored by ASCOA 
4. ASC Transactions & Valuation Issues
- sponsored by VMG Health 
5. Stark Act & Antikickback Statute

6. Anesthesia - sponsored by Somnia Anesthesia Services 
7. GI & Endoscopy-Driven ASCs
- sponsored by Physicians Endoscopy and Olympus
8. Pain Management
Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management-Driven ASCs
10. ASC Coding, Billing & Collections - sponsored by AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions 
ASC Supply Chain & Materials Management - sponsored by B. Braun Medical 
12. ASC Accreditation, Licensure & Medicare Certification
- sponsored by AAAHC
ASC Quality & Infection Control 
14. 100 Best Places to Work - 2011    
25 Companies to Know

1. ASCOA:; 
2. VMG Health: |   

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4. Surgical Notes:

5. Surgical Care Affiliates:;

6. SourceMedical Revenue Cycle Solutions: |;
7. HealthCare Appraisers:;

8. Meridian Surgical Partners: |;

9. NovaMed:

10. ProVation Medical:;
11. ASD Management: |;

12. ASC Turnaround Group:;   

13. Laser Spine Institute: 

14. Interventional Management Services:;      

15. ASCs Inc.:;
16. Amerinet:; 

17. SourceMedical:;
18. Practice Partners in Healthcare:;
19. Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program:; 

20. Pinnacle III:; 

21. Surgical Management Professionals:; 

22. McKesson Medical-Surgical:  

23. Regent Surgical Health:;  


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