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National Surgical Care:
Feb. 17, 2009
Latest News & Analysis

1. Statistics on ASC Staff Hourly Wages and Administrator Salary by Facility Size (No. of ORs), from the VMG Health 2008 IntellimarkerClick Here

2. Florida Surgery Center Barred From Seeing New Patients. Click Here

3. Utah Senate President Praises ASCs. Click Here

4. Texas ASCs Meet in Austin for Conference, Advocacy. Click Here

5. Last Day to Register for Complimentary Feb. 19 Teleconference With Brent Lambert, Founder of ASCOA, on Turning Around Surgery Centers. Topics discussed will include what causes ASCs to become troubled, major problem signs, critical benchmarks and many more. Click Here

6. Selling Equity in Your ASC: Identify Your Motivation to Make the Right Decisions, by John Seitz of Ambulatory Surgical Group. Click Here 

7. Anthem Blue Cross Agrees to $15M Settlement Over Rescission Practices. Click Here

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

9. South Dakota ASCs Expanding: Black Hills Surgery Center. Click Here Dakota Plains Surgical Center. Click Here

10. U.S. Court of Appeals Reverses Decision Interpreting Stark Fair Market Value Standard. Click Here

11. We are seeking nominations for 15 GI doctors, 10 GI-focused ASCs and 45 ASC management and development company CEOs to know for the March issue of Becker's ASC Review. Nominations must be received by Feb. 25. To submit a nomination (self-nominations are acceptable), e-mail Scott Becker at

Surgical Notes:
United Surgical Partners International Seeks Administrator for Surgery Center in Chicago

United Surgical Partners International is currently searching for an administrator for its River North Same Day Surgery Center in Chicago. This is a well-established facility needing a seasoned clinical ASC administrator.

Job summary
Responsible for directing, coordinating and controlling all aspects of the operating functions, processes and staff of the facility while demonstrating the primary goal of efficiently providing surgical services that exceed customer expectations and improve clinical and financial operations.
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the health professions, business administration, public administration or other suitable field. Nursing or Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum three years experience in a top administrative or management position in the health field.
  • Good command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work well with physicians, employees, patients and others.
  • The Governing Board may determine other qualifications as seen fit.

If interested, please send resumes to Shannon Mosley at or fax to (972) 692-8099.

Learn more about United Surgical Partners International.
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Contact us toll-free: (800) 417-2035

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.

Medical Consulting Group. Medical Consulting Group specializes in medical consulting, both at the surgical practice and corporate levels, providing ASC development and management solutions for single, multi-specialty and hospital joint-venture facilities. Read more about Medical Consulting Group.

The C/N Group. The C/N Group is a recognized leader in the development, ownership and operation of exceptional healthcare facilities, including ASCs, medical office buildings and diagnostic imaging centers. Read more about The C/N Group.

Erdman (A Cogdell Spencer Company). As an integrated provider, Erdman offers service from facility conception to completion, including advance planning, development, design and construction. Learn more about Erdman.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Marasco & Associates. Marasco & Associates is a national architecture that has helped develop more than 300 ASCs and over 1,500 healthcare facilities nationwide over its 30-plus-year history. Read more about Marasco & Associates.

Health Inventures. Health Inventures provides strategic and business planning, joint venture formation, facility development and operations management for ASCs. Learn more about Health Inventures.

Upcoming ASC Events
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June 11 to 13, 2009

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Oct. 8 to 10, 2009

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