Natalie Soule

Natalie Soule, RN, MBA, CASC, CNOR, Administrator of Premier Orthopedic Surgery Center

Natalie Soule will present on "Spine and Orthopedics in ASCs" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

Read Natalie's thoughts on spine in ASCs here!

 

Dr. Allston Stubbs

Allston Stubbs, MD, MBA, Orthopedic Surgeon at Wake Forest Baptist Health

Read what Dr. Stubbs had to say about orthopedics in surgery centers here! Dr. Stubbs also gives advice for surgery centers to boost their bottom line in this article.

Dr. Stubbs will present on "The Business of Orthopedics" and "The Big 3 - How Will Orthopedics, Ophthalmology and GI Fare Over the Next Few Years?" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

Larry Taylor

 Larry Taylor, President and CEO of Practice Partners in Healthcare, Inc.

Mr. Taylor spoke about how his practice measures outcomes and why it maintains a solid patient basis here.

Larry Taylor will present on "The Business of Orthopedics" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

Dr. Mark Khorsandi

Mark Khorsandi, DO, Surgeon at West Grey Center for Special Surgery

Read Dr. Khorsandi's thoughts on how orthopedic surgeons should measure outcomes and adapt to the value-based healthcare arena here.

Dr. Khorsandi will present on "The Business of Orthopedics" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

Dr. Nishant ShahNishant Shah, MD, Anesthesiologist; Medical Director at Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center; Partner at Midwest Anesthesiology Partners

Read Dr. Shah's conversation with Becker's ASC Review on the key components of an excellent outpatient joint program.

Dr. Shah will present on "Total and Partial Outpatient Joint Arthroplasties in the ASC Setting" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

Dr. Jed Vanichkachorn

Jed Vanichkachorn, MD, MBA, MSHA, President of Tuckahoe Orthopaedics

Learn what Tuckahoe Orthopaedics is doing today to measure outcomes in the value-based reimbursement healthcare landscape here.

Dr. Vanichkachorn will discuss "The Business of Orthopedics" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

Catherine Retzbach, RN, BSN, CASC, Administrator of Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center

Ms. Retzbach will discuss "Increase Cases in ASCs" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

Read Ms. Retzbach's insights on cost containment in the ambulatory setting here.

Karl Johnson

 Karl Johnson, Senior Vice President of Business Development for MediGain

Mr. Johnson highlights how surgery centers can maximize revenue per case at ASCs here.

Mr. Johnson will discuss "How Can We Improve Reimbursement per Case?"

 


JoAnn Vecchio, CEO and Administrator of ASC of Western New York

Ms. Vecchio details six questions ASC administrators should consider before adding a new procedure here.

Ms. Vecchio will discuss "Adding Procedures to ASCs" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

Mary Kerrigan, Business Office Manager for Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Ms. Kerrigan spoke with Becker's ASC Review on ways ASCs can improve their reimbursement and steps they need to take during the payment process. Learn some key tips here!

Ms. Kerrigan will discuss "How Can We Improve Reimbursement per Case?" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

David HohlDavid Hohl, Chief Administrative Officer of Fairview Range; CEO of Northwoods Surgery Center

Hospitals' relationships with surgery centers are changing, and the two parties are increasingly forming new partnerships. Mr. Hohl discusses the changing relationship here.

Mr. Hohl will discuss the "Relationships Between Hospitals and ASCs" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

Lisa CooperLisa Cooper, Prinipcal of Advocare+

Here are the five questions ASc leaders should consider before pursuing an ASC-hospital joint venture.

Ms. Cooper will speak about "Relationships Between Hospitals and ASCs" during Becker's Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27

 

Dr. Vincent GalanVincent Galan, MD, Medical Director of Pain Care; President of Center for Pain and Spine

In this article, Dr. Galan talks about pain management advancements and how they have changed the ASC landscape.

Dr. Galan will present on pain management in ASCs during a panel on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

Patrick HaleyPatrick Haley, Administrator of Central Coast Surgery Center; Member of Physicians Surgery Centers

Mr. Haley talks about how Central Coast Surgery Center continually works to limit the number of infections and wrong site procedures using various strategies in this article. 

Mr. Haley will share his thoughts on "ASC Infections and Wrong Site Surgery" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.


Michael PattersonMichael Patterson, President and CEO of Mississippi Valley Health

Mr. Patterson talks about challenges surgery centers face including reimbursement and the transition to value-based care, here.

Mr. Patterson will present on "The Most Pressing Issues Facing ASCs in 2018" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

Dr. Lawrence KosinskiLawrence Kosinski, MD, Managing Partner of Illinois Gastroenterology Group; President of SonarMD

How can gastroenterologists stay relevant in healthcare today? Dr. Kosinski details keys for success here. 

Dr. Kosinski will speak about "The Big 3 - How Will Orthopedics, Ophthalmology and GI Fare Over the Next Few Years?" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

RoweMarsha Rowe, RN, Administrator of Southeastern Ambulatory Surgery Center

Ms. Rowe highlights how her ASC recruits surgeons and increases its case volume here.

Ms. Rowe will present on "The Big 3 - How Will Orthopedics, Ophthalmology and GI Fare Over the Next Few Years?" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

Amanda HawkinsAmanda Hawkins, BSN, RN, Administrator of The Surgery Center of Charleston

What makes a surgery center successful? Ms. Hawkins talks about the importance of leadership, here.

Ms. Hawkins will present on "Implementing a Leadership Development Program in an ASC" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 


Maria Freed, Administrator of Coral Gables Surgery Center

In this article, Ms. Freed delves into what differentiates a successful leader from an unsuccessful one.

Ms. Freed will share her thoughts on "Being a Great Administrator" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

Victoria CailletVictoria Caillet, RN,CNOR, Administrator of Wooster Ambulatory Surgery Center

Here, Ms. Caillet discusses obstacles ASC leaders face today and her tools for success as a leader.

Ms. Caillet will share her thoughts on "Being a Great Administrator" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

Jennifer ButterfieldJennifer Butterfield, MBA, RN, CNOR, CASC, Administrator, Lakes Surgery Center

Ms. Butterfield discusses why every staff member needs to prioritize cost containment, here.

Ms. Butterfield will present on "Cost Containment and Productivity Initiatives in the OR" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

Jeany DunawayJeany Dunaway, RN, Administrator of Effingham Ambulatory Surgery Center

In this article, Ms. Dunaway highlights two initatives her ASC iplemented to improve patient flow.

Ms. Dunaway will present on "The Most Critical Issues to Make Your ASC More Efficient" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

Alfonso GranandoAlfonso del Granado, Administrator of Ashton Center for Day Surgery

Mr. Granado will present on "What Do Payer Consolidation and High Deductible Plans Mean for ASCs" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

How can ASCs successfully negotiate contracts in a value-based payment landscape? Read Mr. Granado's insights here.

 

Harel DeutschHarel Deutsch, MD, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Rush University Medical Center; Co-Director of the Rush Spine Center

Learn key insights from Dr. Deutsch on new partnerships Rush is forging and how spine surgery has transformed since he was in training. Click here to access the article.

Dr. Deutsch will present on "Joint Ventures and Physician/Hospital Relationships" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 


Stephanie MartinStephanie Martin, RN, CNOR, CASC, Senior Director, Operations, Regent Surgical Health

Stephanie Martin discusses the importance of managing your inventory and how ASCs can save through a strong inventory management program, here.

Ms. Martin will present on "Moving the Needle on Supply Chain Excellence and Inventory Management" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

Scott Kulstad, MBA, Executive Director of Musculoskeletal Services for Fairview Health Services; Board of Directors Member of Ridges Surgery Center and Maple Grove Surgery Center

Mr. Kulstad talks about healthcare reform and opportunities for ASCs to succeed moving forward here

Mr. Kulstad will present on "What Will Healthcare Reform Mean for ASCs?" at Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs on Friday, Oct. 27.

Tracy Couse, MSN, MBA-HMC, NE-BC, RN, Clinical Director on UPMC Hamot

In this article, Ms. Couse discusses how leaders can fight staff burnout and the need to want to be a leader.

Ms. Couse will present on "The Importance of Staff Engagement; Fighting Burn Out; Growing a Great Team" at Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs on Friday, Oct. 27.

Margaret Chappell, RN, SVP of Operations for Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America

In this article, Ms. Chappell discusses the state of the ASC industry and where ASCOA is focusing its efforts moving forward.

Ms. Chappell will present on "The Biggest Opportunity for ASCs Today" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26.

Fawn Esser

 

Fawn Esser Lipp, RN, BSN, CNOR, CASC, Executive Director of The Surgery Center

Ms. Esser shares tips for hiring in a competitive marketplace and why reducing turnover is essential in this article.

Ms. Esser Lipp will present on "How to Hire Effectively in Today's Market" during Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 27.