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Becker's ASC Review

News & Analysis
Feb. 25, 2010

1. 10 of the Best Paying ASC Procedures, with Matt Lau of Regent Surgical Health. Click Here

2. 28 of the Best Gastroenterologists in America. Click Here

3. EBITDA Margin Analysis for Surgery Centers by Case Volume. Click Here

4. Register today for the 8th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASCs: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues (June 10-12, 2010, Chicago). It will feature terrific speakers including Dr. John Cherf of OrthoIndex discussing "Key Developments That Will Transform the Business of Orthopedic Surgery" and Drs. John Caruso and Jim Lynch discussing "Key Concepts to Improve the Profitability of Spine Programs." Take advantage of early registration discounts. Learn more. Click Here See below for more highlights.

5. Best Practices to Effectively Market GI Services: Q&A With Barry Tanner of Physicians Endoscopy. Click Here

6. Free Webinar: Meeting Today's ASC Reimbursement Challenges: A Case Study for Success (March 10; 1:15-2:15 CST). Sponsored by Serbin Surgery Center Billing. Learn more and register. Click Here

7. Study Finds Work Hours for Physicians Declined Steadily Over Past Decade. Click Here

8. Stanislaus Surgical Hospital, an RMC Medstone
Affiliate, Ranked Third in All of California by Consumer Reports. Click Here

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8th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues (June 10-12, 2010; Chicago)

Register today for the 8th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues (June 10-12, 2010; Chicago) by clicking here. This exclusive conference, sponsored by the Ambulatory Surgery Association, Ambulatory Surgery Foundation, Becker's ASC Review and Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Reivew, is focused on key business, financial, clinical and legal issues facing orthopedic, spine and pain management-driven ASCs. It brings together ASC business and strategy leaders to discuss how to improve your organization and its bottom line in these challenging but opportunity-filled times.

Here are just 5 of the 91 terrific sessions:

1. Business Planning for Orthopedic and Spine Driven Centers - Tom Mallon, CEO, Regent Surgical Health, and Jeff Simmons, President Western Division, Regent Surgical Health

2. An Analysis of Clinical Outcomes for Spine Procedures Performed in ASCs - Ken Pettine, MD, Loveland Surgery Center

3. The 7 Best Ways to Increase ASC Profits Now - Larry Taylor, CEO, Practice Partners in Healthcare

4. Excelling Without Orthopedics and Spine: Key Concepts for Great ASC Performance - Joseph Zasa, JD, Partner, ASD Management, Skip Daube, MD, Founder, Surgical Center for Excellence, Panama City

5. A National View of Political Advocacy Efforts and ASCs - Andrew Hayek, CEO Surgical Care Affiliates, Chairman ASC Coalition

For more information about the program, please download the conference brochure (PDF), click here or call (703) 836-5904. There are four ways you can register:
  1. Online. Register through our secure Web site.
  2. Phone. Call (703) 836-5904 or (800) 417-2035.
  3. Fax. Print the conference brochure (PDF), fill-out the registration on p. 7 and fax it to (703) 836-2090.

Upcoming Events

8th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Driven ASC Conference
June 10-12, 2010

Hospitals and Health Systems Conference: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues
April 13-14

17th Annual Improving the Profitability and Business and Legal Issues ASC Conference
October 20-22, 2010

For a complete list of upcoming events, click here.
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