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Subject: [Becker's ASC Review] 50 Benchmarks on 5 Top ASC Specialties | Nevada Physician to Pay $5.7M in Fraud Case | 4 Ways to Boost ASC Physician Efficiency | 88 Sessions & 130 Speakers at 18th Annual ASC Conf (Oct. 27-29; Chicago) - Register Today!
Becker's ASC Review
News & Analysis
July 6, 2011
1. 50 Benchmarks on 5 Top ASC Specialties. Click Here

2. Nevada Physician to Pay $5.7M in Fraud Case. Click Here

3. 4 Ways to Boost ASC Physicians' Efficiency. Click Here 

4. Learn About 5 of the ASC Physician Leaders Scheduled to Speak at 18th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference (Oct. 27-29, 2011; Chicago). Click Here Highlights Include 88 Sessions, 130 Speakers
and Great Keynote Speakers: Bill Walton, Sam Donaldson and Adrian Gostick. Download the brochure by clicking here (pdf). Learn more and register today! Click Here

5. 6 Changes in ASC Staffing That Boost Profits. Click Here

6. Viability of Single-Specialty Pain Management: Q&A With Amy Mowles of Mowles Medical Practice Management. Click Here

7. 10 Most-Read Articles From Becker's ASC Review for the First Half of 2011. Click Here

8. 6 Key Ways to Save on ASC Supplies. Click Here

9. Olympus Acquires Spirus Medical. Click Here

10. New Patient Safety Tools & Resources Database for ASCs Launched -- Features 75+ Downloadable Tools. Click Here

Learn More About Our Featured E-Weekly Advertisers: ASCOA, ASD Management, Experior and VMG Health
18th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference: Improving Profitability & Business and Legal Issues
This exclusive conference -- the Best Annual ASC Business & Clinical Conference -- is presented by Becker's ASC Review, ASC Communications, the ASC Association and the Ambulatory Surgery Foundation and takes place Oct. 27-29 at the Westin Michigan Avenue in Chicago. It brings together surgeons, administrators and ASC business and clinical leaders to discuss how to improve your ASC and its bottom line in these challenging but opportunity-filled times. Learn more about the conference by clicking here.

Highlights include:

1. 88 Sessions, 130 Speakers

2. Great keynote speakers including Bill Walton, Hall of Fame NBA Basketball Player; Sam Donaldson, ABC News Veteran and former Chief White House Correspondent for ABC News; and Adrian Gostick, Author and Global Thought Leader on Workplace Strategy

3. Discounts for registering early, when registering two or more attendees, and for ASC Association members and paid Becker's ASC Review subscribers

4. Earn your CME, CASC and CEU Credits

5. Here are just four of the conference's great sessions:

A. Governing Body Documentation, Meeting CMS and Accreditation Requirements - Sandra Jones, FHFMA LHRM CASC, Ambulatory
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B. Urology Issues for ASCs - Herbert W. Reimenschneider, MD, Riverside Urology, Inc.


C. Metrics and Improving Performance - John Seitz, CEO, Ambulatory Surgical Group


D. Effective Clinical Benchmarking and Infection Control - Regina Robinson, Director, Peninsula Surgery Center

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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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
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