Nov. 9, 2011
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1. 14 Achievable Goals for ASCs By Year's End.
2. 10 Ways to Get Paid More for ASC Procedures.
3. 150 Physician Leaders in the ASC Industry.
4. Call for Speakers: 10th Annual Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference (June 14-16, 2012; Chicago) -- We are seeking the best and smartest orthopedic surgeons, spine surgeons and pain management physicians to join panels around specific subjects or to provide short clinical or business lectures (25-35 minutes). If you have a suggestion, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Publisher's Letter.
6. Best Practices for ASCs in a Bad Economy: Q&A with Mike Lipomi at Surgical Management Professionals.
7. 6 Reasons Why Independent Hospitals and ASCs Face Similar Challenges on a Different Scale.
8. 7 Observations on the Future of Ophthalmic ASCs.
9. Current and Future State of Pain Management: Q&A With Dr. Laxmaiah Manchikanti of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. 10. Free Upcoming Webinar: "Electronic Health Records: Understanding the Opportunities for Your ASC" (Thurs., Dec. 1; 1:15-2:15 CST). Space is Limited; Reserve Your Spot Today!
11. Blue Shield of California Recommends Use of ASCs Over Hospitals.
12. Adding a Total Joint Program to a Surgery Center: Q&A With John Brock of NorthStar Surgical Center.
13. 10 Ways a Surgery Center's Budget Can Go Awry.
14. Job Opening: Administrative Supervisor/Assistant. Able to work in a fast-paced environment and multitask with a wide range of functions, including handling confidential information properly and good in internal/external customer disputes in general. Send resume to email@example.com.
15. 50 Benchmarks on ASC Case Volume.
16. Forming a Surgery Center State Association: Q&A With Todd Currier of Wyoming ASC Association.
17. CMS Allows Unrestricted Same-Day Surgery for ASCs.
18. How to Improve Patient, Physician and Employee Satisfaction at an ASC.
19. 6 Thoughts on Private Equity Groups Investing in ASCs.
20. FAQs About Outsourcing ASC Billing & Collections: Q&A With Caryl Serbin of SourceMedical.
21. 20 Benchmarks for Large ASCs.
22. 6 Steps to Build a Compensation Plan for ASC Employees.
23. 125 of the Leading Gastroenterologists in America.
24. Top 10 Gastroenterologic Procedures in Surgery Centers by Volume.
25. Implementing an EHR at an ASC: 5 Thoughts From Robert Lamont of the Surgery Center of Central PA.
26. 5 Ways ASCs Can Cut Costs.
27. 10 Considerations for Providing Great Anesthesia in an ASC.
28. Top 10 Compliance Findings Cited in Joint Commission Outpatient Surveys.
29. 10 Steps to Hire an Outstanding Surgery Center Administrator.
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