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15 of the Most Popular Statistics and Lists on

1. 28 Interesting Statistics and Facts About Orthopedics in Surgery Centers and Orthopedic Surgeons. Click Here

2. 10 Statistics About the Compensation of Registered Nurses. Click Here

3. 20 Shoulder Specialists to Know. Click Here

4. 10 Interesting Facts About ENT in Surgery Centers. Click Here

Come Hear Margaret Acker, CEO of Blake Woods Surgery Center, Discuss "Key Steps to Maximizing Patient Satisfaction" at the 16th Annual Improving Profitability, and Business and Legal Issues for ASCs, from Oct. 8-10 in Chicago. Learn more. Click Here

5. 4 Statistics on the Compensation of Physicians. Click Here

6. Gastroenterology in ASCs: 10 Fast Facts. Click Here

Editor's Note: The Sept./Oct. issue of Becker's ASC Review will focus on anesthesia, 50 ASC physicians to know and 50 ASC administrators to know. For editorial information or to submit a nomination, please e-mail Rob Kurtz ( For information about advertising, e-mail Jessica Cole (

7. 10 Statistics About Surgery Centers With More Than 50% Orthopedics. Click Here

8. 8 Statistics About Surgery Centers Based on Case Volume. Click Here

9. 10 Large Orthopedic Practices to Know. Click Here

Learn More About Our Featured E-Weekly Advertisers: VMG Health, ASCOA, Anesthesia Healthcare Partners and Surgical Notes.

10. 15 Physician-Owned Hospital CEOs to Know. Click Here

11. 10 Statistics About Surgery Centers By Region:

  •     Midwest Click Here
  •     Northeast Click Here
  •     Southeast Click Here
  •     Southwest Click Here
  •     West Click Here
12. 7 Statistics About ASCs by Number of Operating Rooms.
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13. 7 Statistics on the Compensation of Physician Assistants.
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14. 5 Surgery Centers Driven By:
  • ENT Click Here
  • Urology Click Here
  • Ophthalmology Click Here
15. 45 Great ASC Administrators. Click Here
12 Weeks Left to 16th Annual Improving Profitability, and Business and Legal Issues for ASCs: Oct. 8-10, Chicago

Five of the great topics on the program agenda:

Key Thoughts on Improving the Profits of Ophthalmology in ASCs -- John Fitz, MD, Surgery Center of Farmington

2. The Best Ideas for ASCs Now -- Brent Lambert, MD, Principal, Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America; Tom Mallon, CEO, Regent Surgical Health; Richard Francis, CEO, Symbion; and Richard Pence, President and COO, National Surgical Care

3. Assessing and Improving the Profitability of ENT in ASCs -- Mark Mashburn, MD, SurgiCenter of Baltimore, and Jim Corum, Vice President Operations, HealthMark Partners

4. Turning Around an ASC: A Case Study from Panama City -- Daniel "Skip" Daube, MD, Founder of The Surgical Center for Excellence in Panama City, Florida, Gulf Coast Facial Plastics, and Joe Zasa, President, Woodrum/ASD

5. A Step-by-Step Guide to Recruiting Physicians -- Dan Pereles, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon & Medical Director for Surgery Center of MD in Silver Spring, MD, and Chris Bishop, VP, ASCOA

Learn more about the 16th Annual Improving Profitability, and Business and Legal Issues for ASCs, and download the conference brochure by clicking here. To register online, click here or call (703) 836-5904.

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Anesthesia Healthcare Partners
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.

Meridian Surgical Partners. Meridian aligns with physicians in the acquisition, development and management of multi-specialty ASCs and surgical facilities. Read more about Meridian.

Regent Surgical Health. As buyers, developers and managers of outpatient surgery centers and physician-owned hospitals around the country, Regent Surgical Health is an experienced developer and specialist in turnaround situations. Learn more about Regent.

Surgical Care Affiliates. Surgical Care Affiliates is one of the nation's largest providers of specialty surgical services, operating 128 surgical facilities across the country, providing specialty surgical services across 32 states. Learn more about Surgical Care Affiliates.

VMG Health. VMG Health is recognized by leading healthcare providers as one of the most trusted valuation and transaction advisors in the United States. Learn more about VMG.

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.

MedBridge Surgery Center Billing. MedBridge Surgery Center Billing partners with ASCs to help maximize reimbursement, offering an aggressive appeals process which, coupled with its expertise in ASC billing, can help clients to increase collections while focusing on patient care. Learn more about MedBridge Surgery Center Billing.

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

Access MediQuip. Access MediQuip is one of the largest and most experienced providers of outsourced implantable device management solutions to the healthcare industry. Learn more about Access MediQuip.

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