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Becker's ASC Review
News & Analysis
April 27, 2011

1. 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare - 2011. Click Here

2. 9 Proven Strategies to Grow Surgery Center Case
Volume. Click Here

3. Early Registration Discounts End Friday (4/29) the 9th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference - Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues (June 9-11, Chicago). Register and save today!  Click Here  

4. Survey: 45% of Physicians Expect Higher Salaries With Hospital Employment. Click Here

5. Should Specialists Join ACOs? Click Here

6. Physicians Must Meet HIPAA 5010 Standards to Receive Payment in 2012. Click Here

7. CMS Publishes Coding Guidance for Medicare-Covered Preventative Services. Click Here

8. 18 Statistics About General Surgery in ASCs. Click Here

9. Amerinet Announces Toolkit and Educational Resources on Healthcare Associated Infections. Click Here

10. MHAUS Publishes Surgery Checklists for Patient
Safety. Click Here

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9th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and
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Early Registration Discounts End Friday (4/29)! Hear keynote speakers including Legendary NFL Football Player and Coach Mike Ditka and learn practical guidance to boost your ASC's profitability immediately at the 9th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues (June 9-11; Chicago). Registration spots are going fast so register today!  

Highlights include:

1. 101 sessions and 134 speakers, including 25 CEOs and 30 physician leaders as speakers, focused on immediately useful guidance for orthopedic, spine and pain management surgeons who own ambulatory surgical centers

2. Great keynote speakers including legendary NFL Coach Mike Ditka and Healthcare Futurist Joe Flower

3. Last year's event included 725 attendees and 65 exhibitors

4. Register before May 1 and save $100; additional discounts when registering 2 or more attendees, and for ASC Association members and paid Becker's ASC Review subscribers

5. Here are just four of the more than 100 sessions:

A. Spine Surgery - The Next Five Years - James Lynch, MD, Surgery Center of Reno, Introduced by Chris Zorn, Vice President, Sales, Spine Surgical Innovation

Supply Chain Management - How to Work with Suppliers - Scott McDade, Vice President, Surgery Center Sales McKesson Medical, Jim Ricchini, Marketing Manager, Ambulatory Surgery & Oncology Markets, B. Braun


C. Current Issues in Orthopedics and ASCs - Michael Redler, MD, The OSM Clinic, and John Cherf, MD, MPH, MBA, President, OrthoIndex  


D. Keys to Transforming Surgery Centers Into a Profitable Business - Jim Freund, Senior Vice President, GENASCIS and Matt Searles, Managing Partner, Merritt Healthcare  

Learn more about the conference by clicking here.

Register online by clicking here. You can also call (703) 836-5904 or e-mail To sponsor or exhibit at the conference, contact Jessica Cole at
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- sponsored by ASCOA
4. ASC Transactions & Valuation Issues
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5. Stark Act & Antikickback Statute

6. Anesthesia & Anesthesia-Related Issues- sponsored by Somnia Anesthesia Services
7. GI & Endoscopy-Driven ASCs
- sponsored by Physicians Endoscopy
8. Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management-Driven ASCs
9. ASC Coding, Billing & Collections - sponsored by AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions
ASC Supply Chain & Materials Management - sponsored by B. Braun Medical
11. ASC Accreditation, Licensure & Medicare Certification
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ASC Quality & Infection Control
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24 Companies to Know

1. ASCOA:;   

2. Provista:   

3. Surgical Notes:;   

4. VMG Health: |;     

5. Surgical Care Affiliates:;    

6. SourceMedical Revenue Cycle Solutions: |

7. ProVation Medical:;

8. NovaMed:   

9. ASD Management: |;

10. ASC Turnaround Group:;   

11. Laser Spine Institute: 

12. Interventional Management Services:;     

13. Meridian Surgical Partners: |;
14. ASCs Inc.:;
15. Amerinet:; 

16. SourceMedical:;
17. Practice Partners in Healthcare:;
18. HealthCare Appraisers:
19. Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program:; 

20. Pinnacle III:; 

21. Surgical Management Professionals:; 

22. McKesson Medical-Surgical: 

23. Physicians Capital Investments: 

24. Regent Surgical Health:;  


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