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Becker's ASC Review
News & Analysis
July 1, 2011
1. 7 Surgery Center Characteristics That Attract Potential Physicians. Click Here

2. Health Inventures Expands Into Three New Service Lines. Click Here

3. 6 Staffing Changes That Boost Surgery Center Profits. Click Here

4. Great Keynote Speakers Including Bill Walton, Sam Donaldson and Adrian Gostick to Speak at 18th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference: Improving Profitability & Business and Legal Issues (Oct. 27-29, 2011; Chicago). 88 Sessions, 130 Speakers. Download the brochure by clicking here (pdf). Learn more and register today! Click Here
To learn more about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, email or call (800) 417-2035. 

5. New Jersey ASC Licensing Bill Amended, Applauded by NJAASC. Click Here

6. Michigan Physician, Husband Duo Charged With Medicare Fraud. Click Here

7. 4 Ways for ASCs to Boost Income on Payor Contracts. Click Here

8. Miami HIV Clinic Physician Found Guilty of Medicare Fraud Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison. Click Here

9. Ophthalmologist Compensation: 10 Statistics to Know. Click Here 

10. New Colorado Surgery Center Under Construction for Westminster. Click Here      

Learn More About Our Featured E-Weekly Advertisers: ASCOA, ExperiorSourceMedical Revenue Cycle Solutions and
Surgical Notes.
18th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference: Improving Profitability & Business and Legal Issues
This exclusive conference -- the Best Annual ASC Business & Clinical Conference -- is presented by Becker's ASC Review, ASC Communications, the ASC Association and the Ambulatory Surgery Foundation and takes place Oct. 27-29 at the Westin Michigan Avenue in Chicago. It brings together surgeons, administrators and ASC business and clinical leaders to discuss how to improve your ASC and its bottom line in these challenging but opportunity-filled times. Learn more about the conference by clicking here.

Highlights include:

1. 88 Sessions, 130 Speakers

2. Great keynote speakers including Bill Walton, Hall of Fame NBA Basketball Player; Sam Donaldson, ABC News Veteran and former Chief White House Correspondent for ABC News; and Adrian Gostick, Author and Global Thought Leader on Workplace Strategy

3. Discounts for registering early, when registering two or more attendees, and for ASC Association members and paid Becker's ASC Review subscribers

4. Earn your CME, CASC and CEU Credits

5. Here are just four of the conference's great sessions:

A. Developing a Strategy for Your ASC - Kenny Hancock, President and CDO, Meridian Surgical Partners, Mike Doyle, CEO, Surgery Partners, Richard E. Francis, Chairman & CEO, Symbion


B. The Most Common Medical Staff Issues and How to Handle Them - Thomas J. Stallings, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP


C. Are We Profitable? Driving ASC Performance Through Effective Financial Management - Rajiv Chopra, Principal and CFO, The C/N Group 


D. The 5 Best and Worst Specialties for ASCs - An Outlook for the Next Five Years - Larry Taylor, CEO, Practice Partners in 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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1. Becker's Hospital Review
2. Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review   

3. ASC Turnarounds: Ideas to Improve Performance & Benchmarking
- sponsored by ASCOA 
4. ASC Transactions & Valuation Issues
- sponsored by VMG Health 
5. Stark Act & Antikickback Statute

6. Anesthesia - sponsored by Somnia Anesthesia Services 
7. GI & Endoscopy-Driven ASCs
- sponsored by Physicians Endoscopy and Olympus
8. Pain Management
Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management-Driven ASCs
10. ASC Coding, Billing & Collections - sponsored by AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions 
ASC Supply Chain & Materials Management - sponsored by B. Braun Medical 
12. ASC Accreditation, Licensure & Medicare Certification
- sponsored by AAAHC
ASC Quality & Infection Control 
14. 100 Best Places to Work - 2011    
23 Companies to Know

1. ASCOA:;

2. Experior:

3. SourceMedical Revenue Cycle Solutions: |;   

4. Surgical Notes:

5. ProVation Medical:;

6. VMG Health: |

7. Surgical Care Affiliates:;

8. ASD Management: |;   

9. Interventional Management Services:;

10. Meridian Surgical Partners: |; 

11. EVEIA:;
12. HealthCare Appraisers:;

13. ASC Turnaround Group:;   

14. Laser Spine Institute: 

15. ASCs Inc.:;
16. Amerinet:; 

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

20. Pinnacle III:; 

21. Surgical Management Professionals:; 

22. McKesson Medical-Surgical:  

23. Regent Surgical Health:;  


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Rob Kurtz
Editor in Chief
(781) 605-1837
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Jessica Cole
President and CEO
(800) 417-2035
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