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Becker's ASC Review
News & Analysis
August 3, 2010

New Jersey Regulators Approve Penalties for Using OON ASCs. Click Here

2. 6 Points on the Future of ASCs, With Jay Rom of Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners. Click Here Learn more about Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners.

3. Healthcare Reform Impact on ASC Pain Management: Q&A With Amy Mowles of Mowles Medical Practice Management. Click Here

4. The Best Business Speakers in the ASC Industry Present
at the 17th Annual Improving Profitability, and Business and Legal Issues for ASCs Conference (Oct. 2010, Chicago). These include I. Naya Kehayes of Eveia Health Consulting and Management; Tom Mallon, CEO of Regent Surgical Health; Joseph Zasa, Partner of ASD Management; Jeff Leland, CEO of Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners; and 119 more speakers for 83 sessions. Download the conference brochure and register today. Click Here

5. 10 Most Read Becker's ASC Review Stories in July.
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6. St. Louis Otolaryngologist Acquitted of 20 Federal Healthcare Fraud Charges. Click Here

7. Medicare Inspections Abound ... Is Your Center Ready? by Gayle Evans of Continuum Healthcare Consultants.
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8. Michigan ASC Administrator Stays Upbeat Amid State's Dispiriting Economy. Click Here

9. ASC Industry Leaders to Know: Dr. Kent Sasse of the International Metabolic Institute. Click Here Dr. William Lahners of the Center for Sight. Click Here

10. Learn More About Medi-Corp. Click Here

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17th Annual Improving Profitability, and Business and Legal Issues for ASCs Conference: Oct. 21-23, Chicago

Register today for the 17th Annual Improving Profitability, and Business and Legal Issues for ASCs Conference (Oct. 21-23, 2010; Chicago) by clicking here. This exclusive conference, sponsored by the Ambulatory Surgery Association, Ambulatory Surgery Foundation and Becker's ASC Review, is focused on key business, financial, clinical and legal issues facing 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 five of the 83 terrific sessions:

1. Taking Bold Steps to Build Case Volume: Our Direct Access, Screening Colonoscopy Program - A Great Case Study - Cindy Givens, Executive Director, and Christine Corbin, MD, Medical Director, Surgery Center at Tanasbourne

2. Practical Tips for Recruiting Physicians - Dale Holmes, Administrator, Warner Park Surgery Center

3. Information Technology - Key Ways to Improve Your Centers Operations - What are the Best Solutions? - Jennifer Brown, RN, Nurse Manager, Gastroenterology Associates of Central Virginia

4. Great Medical Director - Dawn McLane, RN, MSA, CASC, CNOR, Chief Development Officer, Nikitis Resource Group, and Jenni Foster, MD, The ASC at Flagstaff

5. Building Outstanding and Profitable Pain Management Programs, Making Pain Profitable - Stephen Rosenbaum CEO, and Robin Fowler, MD, Medical Director, Interventional Management Services

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.
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