• Meeting patients where they are is vital for ASC success, leader says

    Matt Lightle serves as the director of business development of the Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group.  Mr. Lightle will serve on the panel "Creating an Outpatient Joint Replacement Program with Stay Suites" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18.  To learn more and register, click here.
  • Why ASCs Inc. vice president focuses on representing physician owners

    Stephanie Tarry serves as executive vice president of ASCs Inc.  Ms. Tarry will serve on the panel "Maximize the Value of Your ASC/MOB Real Estate" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18.  To learn more and register, click here.
  • A director at OrthoTennessee's top 5 daily challenges

    Teresa Copeland serves as director of payer contracting and surgical services at Knoxville-based OrthoTennessee.  Ms. Copeland will serve on the panels "Prior Authorizations, Denials and More: Big Payer Trends in Spine and Orthopedics" and "How to Build a Sustainable ASC Budget When the Future is Uncertain" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18.  To learn more and register, click here.
  • The 'one-size-fits-all' solution in practice management is outdated. 1 exec has found the new answer

    Peter Slate serves as chief business development officer at Healthcare Outcomes Performance Co.  Mr. Slate will serve on the panels "Direct-to-Employer Contracting 101: Strategies to Ink Valuable Deals" and "How to Make the Most Out of an ASC Transaction" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18.  To learn more and register, click here.
  • How 1 spine leader overcomes the many unexpected challenges of COVID-19

    Andrew Gitkind, MD, serves as vice chair and associate professor in the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at New York City-based Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine and as medical director of Montefiore Spine Center. Dr. Gitkind will serve on the panels "What Interventional Pain Management Will Look Like in 10 Years" and "What it Takes to Build a World-Class Orthopedic, Spine Program" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18.  To learn more and register, click here.
  • How one healthcare professional changes his challenges to opportunities

    Ravi Bashyal, MD, is vice chair of patient and provider experience and director of outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery at Evanston, Ill.-based NorthShore University HealthSystem and a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Bashyal will serve on the panel "The Next Great Leap for Total Joints in ASCs" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18.  To learn more and register, click here.
  • New therapies for previously untreatable ailments are making big waves in healthcare

    Alan Rechter, MD, serves as an orthopedic surgeon at Orthopaedic Associates in Houston. Dr. Rechter will serve on the panels "What Interventional Pain Management Will Look Like in 10 Years" and "Enter a New World of Postoperative Pain Management" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • Why this Cardinal Health consultant is excited for the ambulatory market's future

    Marvella Thomas serves as the senior consultant for clinical operations of ambulatory surgery at Cardinal Health. Ms. Thomas will serve on the panel "What ASC Employees Really Want Today" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • Trends in the ASC landscape – Q&A with Matthew Searles

    Matthew Searles, MBA, partner at Merritt Healthcare Advisors, an ASC management and development firm that works with centers nationwide, shares the trends he is seeing in the ASC landscape today and in the future.
  • The leverage physicians may not know about when courting job offers

    Most physicians leave their jobs without a separation agreement, but it's a protection measure that more should make use of, according to a May 20 Medscape report.
  • 1 board member's plan to expand his company nationwide

    Perry Haney, MD, serves as a board member of Lone Tree, Colo.-based SpineOne, a leading regional medical center for minimally invasive spine care. Dr. Haney will serve on the panel "Big Ideas to Grow Patient Volume Without Breaking the Budget" and "Big Trends in ASC Coding & Billing: Orthopedics, Spine" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • Improving intake for patients with spinal injuries is a top concern: Here's how an associate professor is handling the challenge

    George Cybulski, MD, serves as an associate professor at Northwestern Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Cybulski will serve on the panel "Thinking About Expansion? Key Considerations" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • The blind spots of healthcare with Earl Anderson

    Earl Anderson serves as CEO of Knoxville-based Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics. Mr. Anderson will serve on the panels "Staff Recruitment and Retention: How to Gain a Competitive Edge," "The Next Move for Orthopedic and Spine Supergroups," and "Demonstrating Value with Data: Patient Selection Criteria and Management" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • How Alex Bateman handles being a CEO of 2 companies

    Alex Bateman serves as CEO of Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics and United Musculoskeletal Partners. Mr. Bateman will serve on the panel "Private Equity in Orthopedics: Big Trends and Opportunities" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • The surprising silver lining of COVID-19 with Jessica Rodriguez from OAM Surgery Center at Midtowne

    Jessica Rodriguez serves as administrator at OAM Surgery Center at Midtowne in Grand Rapids, Mich.  Ms. Rodriguez will serve on the panel "Benchmarking: How to Utilize Data to Drive Efficiency and Profitability" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • The blessing and curse of company growth with Lori Tamburo Martini from Specialty Orthopedic Group Surgery Center

    Lori Tamburo Martini serves as an administrator at Specialty Orthopedic Group Surgery Center in Tupelo, Miss. Ms. Tamburo Martini will serve on the panel "Benchmarking: How to Utilize Data to Drive Efficiency and Profitability" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • The top reason for delayed patient care with Dr. Eric Mehlberg from Comprehensive Pain Specialists

    Eric Mehlberg, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist specializing in pain medicine at Comprehensive Pain Specialists in Golden, Colo. Dr. Mehlberg will serve on the panel "How to Build an Integrated Pain Practice" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • The time-intensive issue of practice management with Dr. Mick Perez-Cruet of Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

    Mick Perez-Cruet, MD, serves as professor and vice chair of the department of neurosurgery at Oakland (Calif.) University William Beaumont School of Medicine. Dr. Perez-Cruet will serve on the panel "Best Investments for Spine Surgeons Today" and "The Next Five Years in Spine" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • How Sheila Thompson plans on increasing ASC utilization at Twin Cities Pain Clinic and Surgery Center

    Sheila Thompson, RN, serves as practice administrator at Edina, Minn.-based Twin Cities Pain Clinic and Surgery Center. Ms. Thompson will serve on the panel "The New Work-Life Balance: Best Ideas to Meet Staff and Physician Needs" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.
  • How Dr. Ernest Braxton is overcoming spinal confusion at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery

    Ernest Braxton, MD, serves as a board-certified neurosurgeon at Vail, Colo.-based Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery. Dr. Braxton will serve on the panels "Minimally Invasive Complex Spine: Big Trends and Concepts," "Technology Revolutionizing Spine, Orthopedics Today," "Where Artificial Disc Technology is Headed," "What Spine Procedures are Next for ASCs," and "The Next Frontier of Spinal Fusions" at Becker's 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place in Chicago from June 16-18. To learn more and register, click here.

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