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Subject: [Becker's ASC E-Weekly] Average Annual Salary for Orthopedic Surgeons and Spine Surgeons by Region | Average Earnings and Weekly Hours of Non-Supervisory Workers in Health Services by Industry Segment | AMA Files Class-Action Lawsuits Against Aetna, CIGNA Over Out-of-Network Reimbursements |
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National Surgical Care:
Feb. 12, 2009
Latest News & Analysis

1. Average Annual Salary for Orthopedic Surgeons by Region. Click Here 

2. Average Annual Salary for Spine Surgeons by Region. Click Here

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

4. Complimentary Feb. 19 Teleconference With Brent Lambert, Founder of ASCOA, on Turning Around Surgery Centers. Click Here

5. Device Maker NeuroMetrix to Pay $3.7M to Settle Kickback Allegations, Coding Fraud. Click Here

6. AMA Files Class-Action Lawsuits Against Aetna, CIGNA Over Out-of-Network Reimbursements. Click Here

7. Learn More About Our Featured E-Weekly Advertisers:
National Surgical Care; ASCOA; ProVation Medical.

8. Montana's Billings Clinic Opens New Surgery Center. Click Here

9. Leopardo Announces Completion of New Glen Ellyn Clinic. Click Here

10. MEDIBIS Announces Partnership With United Surgical Partners International. Click Here 

11. McGuireWoods Ranked Sixth Largest Healthcare Law Firm.
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0211 ASCOA side:
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.

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.

ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists. ImageFIRST is a leading provider of laundry services for medical practices, with products including patient apparel, scrubs, lab coats, surgical gowns, bed and bath, and more. Learn more about ImageFIRST.

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.

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.

Provation Medical. ProVation Medical has created ProVation EHR, an electronic health record designed for busy, cost-conscious ASCs. Learn more about Provation Medical.

B. Braun. For 150 years, B. Braun has developed a rich heritage of knowledge and expertise for delivering innovative healthcare products, medical devices and programs designed to improve both patient and health-professional safety. Learn more about B. Braun.

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.

Foundation Surgery Affiliates. FSA is a healthcare management organization specializing in project development, innovative facility design, partner recruitment and facility operations. Read more about FSA.

Viscot Medical. Products from Viscot Medical, a provider of disposable medical products since 1974, include sterile and non-sterile surgical skin markers; sterile and non-sterile medication labels and kits; male and female urinals; minor surgery drapes; and towels. Learn more about Viscot Medical.

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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