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Becker's ASC Review
10 Most Read Articles From
Becker's ASC Review
August 13, 2010

1. Future of ASCs in Five Years: Predictions on the Most Common Ownership Model. Click Here

2. 5 Best Practices for Compensating ASC Administrators. Click Here

3. New Jersey Regulators Approve Penalties for PIP Patients Using OON Centers . 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 Keith M. Metz, MD, Great Lakes Surgical Center; Doug Smith, President, BE Smith; Cassandra Speier, Senior Vice President of Operations, NovaMed; Greg Koonsman, Senior Partner, VMG Health; and 119 more speakers for 83 sessions. Download the conference brochure and register today. Click Here

5. 10 Top Concerns for ASC Administrators. Click Here

6. 5 Financial Implications Healthcare Reform Will Have on ASCs From Andrew Hayek of the ASC Advocacy Committee. Click Here

7. ASA President Offers 7 Reasons to Question Anesthesia Cost-Containment Study. Click Here

8. 100 Best Places to Work -- 2010. Click Here

9. ASC Physicians Identify Which 14 Stories Will Shape the Second Half of 2010. Click Here

10. 107 Great Women Leaders in the ASC Industry. Click Here

11. We have three booths left in the hall and five left in the foyer for our October 2010 ASC conference. E-mail to get one before they're gone!

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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. Ophthalmology, ENT and Pain Management in ASCs: Current Ideas to Increase Profits- Tammy Ham, President, Surgical Specialty Division, and Reed Martin, Group Vice President, Nueterra Healthcare

2. Why Develop an ASC and Why Now is a Great Time to Do So? Key Steps for Development - John Marasco, AIA, NCARB, Principal & Owner, Marasco & Associates, and Rob McCarville, MPA, Principal, Medical Consulting Group

3. Making the Best Use of Information Technology in ASCs - Marion Jenkins, Founder & CEO, QSE Technologies, Inc., Todd Logan, VP Sales, Western Region, Ron Pelletier, Director of Development, SourceMedical

4. Handling Complex Spine Cases in an ASC, Clinical and Financial Issues - Marcus Williamson, President, Symbion Neospine Division

5. 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

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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