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Nossaman's 3rd Annual West Coast Ambulatory Surgery Center Seminar

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE | Los Angeles, CA

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Please join us for Nossaman LLP’s 3rd Annual West Coast Ambulatory Surgery Center Seminar. During this one-day program you will learn important ASC industry information, allowing you to stay ahead of the curve and safely navigate healthcare’s rocky shores. Seasoned industry experts will discuss the current state of the ASC industry, joint ventures and mergers & acquisitions, managed care, increasing value through adding specialties & new technology, intellectual property & privacy issues, peer review, how to avoid common pitfalls for ASCs, and the future outlook for ASCs.

This interactive event will also provide key networking opportunities with sponsors, panelists and other attendees that could have immediate and long-term benefits for your ASC. Our preliminary agenda is below.

Registration is on a first come, first served basis and seating is limited.

To register, click here.

Registration: $175

Each Additional Attendee: $125 per attendee from the same company

10:00 – 11:00 am Registration — Exhibit Hall
11:00 – 11:45 am Welcome & Opening Session: The Current State of the ASC Industry
Ron Grace, Event Chair & Partner, Nossaman LLP (moderator)
Beth LaBouyer, Executive Director, California Ambulatory Surgery Association (CASA)
William Prentice, CEO, Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA)
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Lunch — Exhibit Hall
12:15 – 1:00 pm Improving Your ASC’s Prognosis: How Strategic Planning, Joint Ventures and Well-Executed Mergers and Acquisitions Can Maximize Return
Henry Bloom
, Founder/President, The Bloom Organization
Bill Simon, Senior Vice President, The Bloom Organization
1:00 – 1:45 pm   Break — Exhibit Hall
1:45 – 2:30 pm   Breakout Sessions
Track A: Partnering with Payors for Success
I. Naya Kehayes M.P.H.
, Principal, Ambulatory Surgery Practice Leader, Eveia Health, a Division of ECG Management Consultants, (moderator)
Robert Cates,
Senior Director of Contracting, AmSurg
Amy Coletti, Senior Manager, Eveia Health, a Division of ECG Management Consultants
Jill Harmatz, Senior Vice President of Contracting, Blue Shield of California
    Track B: Intellectual Property & Privacy Highlights
Thomas Dover
Partner, Nossaman LLP (moderator)
Calvin Dunn
, Consultant, ClientFit Technology
Deborah Mack, Independent Healthcare Consultant
2:30 - 3:15 pm Breakout Sessions
Track A: Increasing the Value of Your ASC by Adding New Specialties
Adam Klein, Principal, ECG Management Consultants (moderator)
Lisa Austin, RN, CASC
Vice President of Operations, Pinnacle III – Cardiology
Robert Landerholm, MD, Medical Director,
Eviva – Bariatrics
Scott Leggett, CEO, Surgery One – Total Joints/Higher Acuity of Care
    Track B: Increasing Profitability and Value Through Use of New Technologies
Kevin McDonough, Managing Director, VMG Health (moderator)
Gregory Horner, MD
, Managing Partner, HealthPoint Ambulatory Surgery Company, LLP

Marion Jenkins
, PhD, Partner & Founder, Healthcare Technology Partners
Chuck Meisel,
Vice President of Sales, Surgical Notes
3:15 – 3:45 pm Break  Exhibit Hall
3:45 – 4:30 pm Breakout Sessions
Track A: General Counsel Forum: Common Pitfalls for ASCs & How to Avoid Them
Ron Grace, Event Chair & Partner, Nossaman LLP (moderator)
Jennifer Baldock, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Surgery Partners
W. Bradley Bickham, Chief Legal Officer, United Surgical Partners International (USPI)
Clint Cromwell, Vice President & General Counsel of Ambulatory Services, AmSurg
Track B: The Impact of New Peer Review Requirements: Steps to Take to Ensure Compliance
Tom Curtis, Partner, Nossaman LLP (moderator)

Mitchell Green, Partner, Nossaman LLP
Deborah Mack, Independent Healthcare Consultant
4:30 – 5:00 pm Closing Session: Executive Roundtable: Future Outlook for ASCs
Ron Grace
, Event Chair & Partner, Nossaman LLP (moderator)
Jason Cagle,
Chief Financial Officer, United Surgical Partners International (USPI)
Gregory F. Hagood
, President & Senior Managing Partner, SOLIC Capital Advisors, LLC
Luke M. Lambert, CEO, Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America (ASCOA)
Robert Zasa
, Managing Partner / Founding Partner, ASD Management
5:00 – 7:00 pm Networking Cocktail Reception

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