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1. N.J. Assembly Passes Bill Amending Codey Law; Would Permit Physician Ownership of Surgery Centers but Limit New Surgery Centers. Click Here

2. Low, Average and High Compensation Offered to Recruited Orthopedic Surgeons From 2004-2008. Click Here

3. Adding Outpatient Spine to Multi-Specialty ASCs, by Dr. Joseph Stapleton. Click Here

4. 10 ASC Billing Mistakes From Caryl Serbin and Judith English of Serbin Surgery Center Billing. Click Here

5. Complimentary Teleconference With Brent Lambert, Founder of ASCOA, on Turning Around Surgery Centers. Click Here

6. Average Earnings and Weekly Hours of Non-Supervisory Workers in Health Services by Industry Segment. Click Here

7. Bedford, Texas, to Welcome New Surgery Center. Click Here

8. Learn More About Our Featured E-Weekly Advertisers:
ASCOA; Mnet Financial; and Surgical Notes.

9. NovaMed Seeks Corporate Development Professional. Click Here

10. United Surgical Partners International Seeks Administrator for Surgery Center in Chicago. Click Here

11. We are seeking nominations for 10 GI doctors and 5 GI-focused ASCs to know for the March issue of Becker's ASC Review. To submit a nomination (self-nominations are accepted), e-mail Scott Becker at
Surgical Notes: 
Access MediQuip Joins Growing List of Sponsors for June ASC Conference in Chicago

Access MediQuip is the exclusive implantable and devices sponsor for the 7th Annual Orthopedics, Spine and Pain Management-Focused ASC Conference held June 11-13, 2009, in Chicago.

Here is a complete list of sponsors thus far:

- VMG Health (Senior Level Sponsorship)
- Amerinet (Exclusive GPO Sponsor)
- SourceMedical (Exclusive IT Sponsor)
- QSE Technologies (Cyber Cafe)
- Facility Development & Management (Keycard Sponsor)
- Serbin Surgery Center Billing (Conference Tote Bags)
- Eveia Health Consulting & Management (Badge Lanyards)
- MEI Financial Services (Bottled Water)
- Access MediQuip (Exclusive Implantable and Devices Sponsorship)

There are less than 20 exhibit booths and only a few sponsorship opportunities still available.

To download the exhibitor prospectus, click here (pdf).

For more information about this conference and exhibiting, contact Scott Becker at, Jessica Cole at, or call (800) 417-2035.
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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.

Spine Surgical Innovation. Spine Surgical Innovation designs and markets the Holmed Swivel Port System, which is designed for ease of use and intended for posterior or lateral lumbar surgery. Learn more about Spine Surgical Innovation.

Ambulatory Surgical Group. Ambulatory Surgical Group team has been involved in the syndication, development and management of some of the most successful centers in the country. Learn more about Ambulatory Surgical Group.

Surgical Anesthesia Services. Surgical Anesthesia Services delivers comprehensive anesthesia services exclusively to ASCs across the United States, with each ASC receiving a dedicated anesthesia team which does not rotate between competing facilities. Learn more about Surgical Anesthesia Services .

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.

Mnet Collection Agency. Mnet Financial, the preferred collection agency service vendor to United Surgical Partners and Health Inventures, is a receivables management company offering cost effective ways to increase cash flow and reduce debt for professional services. Learn more about Mnet Financial.

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.

National Surgical Care. National Surgical Care, a nationwide owner and operator of ambulatory surgical centers, focuses on addressing the needs and problems confronting surgery centers across the country. Learn more about NSC.

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.

Physicians Capital. This Nashville-based firm provides loans based solely on the future cash flow of a surgery or diagnostic center. Read more about Physicians Capital.

Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners. Founded by ASC veteran Jeff Leland, Blue Chip holds an equity stake in its projects and also serves as a managing partner, with several highly profitable, physician-led centers in operation around the country and a number of projects in the works. Learn more about Blue Chip.

Upcoming ASC Events
The 7th Annual Orthopedics-, Pain Management- and Spine-Driven ASC Conference
June 11 to 13, 2009

The 16th Annual Improving Profits and Business and Legal Issues for ASCs
Oct. 8 to 10, 2009

For a complete list of upcoming events, click here
Quick Links
  • Click here to visit VMG Health.
  • Click here to visit Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America.
  • Click here to visit Amerinet.
  • Click here to visit Meridian Surgical Partners.
  • Click here to visit Serbin Surgery Center Billing.
  • Click here to visit Surgical Notes.
  • Click here to visit Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners.
  • Click here to visit Practice Partners in Healthcare.
  • Click here to visit ProVation Medical.
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