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Subject: [Becker's Hospital Review] July/Aug Issue Now Online: 24 Statistics on Hospital CEO, CFOs Pay | 10 Predictions on the Future of Hospital Executive Compensation | 100 Stats on Physician Compensation | 8 Ways to Cut Hospital Costs |
Becker's Hospital Review
July/Aug Issue: The Compensation Issue

July 18, 2011


Download the entire July/Aug Issue (pdf). Click Here 


1. 10 Predictions on the Future of Hospital Executive Compensation. Click Here      


2. Hospital Tax-Exempt Status: Considerations Regarding Maintaining Exempt Status. Click Here


3. Sophisticated and Powerful Consumers: How Transparency Will Change Hospitals. Click Here

4. Publisher's Letter. Click Here 


5. 24 Statistics on Hospital CEO, CFO Compensation. Click Here 


6. Register Today for the 18th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference - Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues featuring keynote speakers Sam Donaldson, Adrian Gostick and Bill Walton (October 27-29; Chicago). To register or learn more, Click Here.   


7. 5 Trends Affecting the Future of Physician Compensation.Click Here


8. Trends in Physician-Generated Revenue From 2002-2010. Click Here   


9. 5 Trends Impacting Physician On-Call Compensation.Click Here 


10. Medical Directorship Compensation Varies Based on Specialty. Click Here


11. 100 Statistics on Physician Compensation.  Click Here     


12. Upcoming Webinar: Guaranteed Resource Use: New Savings and New Revenues (Wednesday, July 20; 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CDT). To register for this free webinar, Click Here .     


13. 9 Leading Hospital CEOs Share Advice for Fellow Hospital Leaders. Click Here   

14. 65 Great Community Hospitals. Click Here 

15. 8 Out-of-the-Box Ways Hospitals Can Cut Costs. Click Here  


16. Growing Future Hospital Leaders: 6 Thoughts From Poudre Valley Health System CEO Rulon Stacey. Click Here  


17. As Interest in ACOs Wanes, It's Time to Do the 'Next Right Thing'. Click Here 


18. Chuck Lauer: What New Healthcare Leaders Should Know. Click Here 

19. Key Issues and Strategies for Physician Integration.  Click Here


20. Optimizing a Hospital-Physician Joint Venture: 4 Tips for a Culture of Partnership. Click Here

21. Essential Primer: Pioneer ACOs and Proposed Advance Payment Initiative

22. Study Shows ACO Start-Up Costs Can Soar Up to $26.1M. Click Here

23. Not Ready to Form an ACO? Three Value-Based Alternative Models. Click Here

24. 10 Stark, False Claims and Kickback Lawsuits Involving Hospitals and Health Systems. Click Here

25. 5 Questions to Determine if Your Independent Hospital Should Sell, Partner. Click Here
26. 5 Changes That Can Increase a Hospital's Value. Click Here

27. Why Hospitals Need to Start Getting Ready for ICD-10 Now. Click Here
28. 10 Recent Survey Findings About ICD-10. Click Here

29. AAPC Suggests 16 Steps for Successful ICD-10 Implementation. Click Here

30. Directory Lists Software for Physician ICD-10 Conversion. Click Here
31. Report: EMR Market Expected to Top $6B by 2015. Click Here

32. Proposed HIPAA Change Would Allow People to Learn Who Accessed Protected Health Information. Click Here

33. 17 States Launch Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. Click Here

34. ONC Meaningful Use Workgroup Recommends Pushing Back Stage 2 for Those Attesting in 2011. Click Here

35. Running an Academic Medical Center: Q&A With Johnese Spisso, Chief Health System Officer of UW Medicine. Click Here

36. Academic Health and Hospital Operator Partnerships: Q&A With Dr. Bill Fulkerson and Bill Carpenter of Duke LifePoint Healthcare. Click Here

37. Quint Studer: Raising HCAHPS Is About More Than Better Service...It's About Better Quality. Click Here
38. Hospital & Health System Transactions. Click Here
39. Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click Here 


View all of these articles and download the issue. Click Here 


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18th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference: Improving Profitability & Business and Legal Issues

The Best Annual ASC Business, Legal and Clinical Conference

Oct. 27-29, 2011

Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago


October 2011 Brochure

This exclusive conference 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.


The best minds in the ASC field will discuss opportunities for ASCs plus provide practical and immediately useful guidance on how to bring in more cases; improve reimbursement; manage, reduce and benchmark costs; introduce new specialties; engineer a turnaround; work on joint-ventures with hospitals and much, much more.


Highlights include:

- 90 Sessions, 132 Speakers

- 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  

- Earn CME, CASC, CEU Credits


Here are just five of the outstanding presentations at the conference:  



1. 10 Statistics Your ASC Should Review Each Day, Week and Month and What to Do About Them - Reginal Robinson, Director, Peninsula Surgery Center


2.  How to Evaluate & Implement New Profitable Services Into an ASC - Robert Zasa, Founder, ASD Management, and Kenneth Austin, MD, Rockland Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 


3. Physician-Hospital Joint Ventures: How to Resolve Conflict and Keep the Venture Thriving - Dawn McLane, Regional VP, Health Inventures, Tom Yerden, CEO, TRY Healthcare Solutions   


4. Advanced Benchmarking of Financial and Clinical Results - John Goehle, CPA, Ambulatory Healthcare Strategies   


5. Determining the Exact Cost of a Procedure - Terry Woodback, CEO, Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital  


Register online by clicking here. You can also call (703) 836-5904 or e-mail .



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1. Physician-Hospital Relationships  & ACOs - sponsored by Regent Surgical Health
2. Compensation Issues
Stark Act/Antikickback Statute/False Claims
4. Hospital Leadership & Executive Moves
5. Hospital Transactions & Valuation Issues- sponsored by VMG Health
6. Hospital Finance & Business News

8. Healthcare IT
9. OR Effeciency - sponsored by NAPA
10. Hospital Key Specialties - sponsored by Paragon Health
11. RACs/ICD-9/ICD-10
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