Navigating Through Key Legal & Operational Issues

4th Annual West Coast Ambulatory Surgery Center Seminar
Los Angeles, CA
9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. PT

Nossaman and the California Ambulatory Surgery Association (CASA) hosted the 4th Annual West Coast Ambulatory Surgery Center Seminar in Los Angeles, CA on March 7, 2018. During this one-day program, industry experts addressed the challenges faced by, and opportunities available to, today’s ASCs and provided information and strategies that are critical to an ASC’s profitability and success.

This interactive event also provided key networking opportunities with sponsors, panelists, and industry peers.

Below was the full agenda for this event.

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. | Registration

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Current State of the ASC Industry
Beth LaBouyer, Event Co-Chair & Executive Director, California Ambulatory Surgery Association (CASA)
William Prentice, Chief Executive Officer, Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA)

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. | Large Corporate ASCs—Outlook and Approaches for Alignment
John Riddle, Managing Director, Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (Moderator)
Brett Brodnax, President & Chief Development Officer, United Surgical Partners International (USPI)
Kyle Burtnett, Chief Operating Officer, Conifer Health
Jason Strauss, Chief Operating Officer, Surgical Care Affiliates

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Lunch/Exhibit Hall

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. | Breakout Sessions
Track A: ASC Valuations, Succession Planning and Maximizing Profits
Gregory Horner, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, HealthPoint Surgery Center Management, LLC
Kevin McDonough, Managing Director, VMG Health
Jonathan Vick, President, ASCs Inc.

Track B: Peer Review and Credentialing
Tom Curtis, Partner, Nossaman LLP (Moderator)
Cynthia Gomez, Vice President, Customer Experience, Silversheet
Deborah Mack, Independent Healthcare Consultant

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | Breakout Sessions
Track A: Opportunities and Limitations for ASCs in a Value Based Environment
Ian Andes, Vice President of Managed Care, Envision Healthcare
Anna Gimble, Vice President, National Provider Contracting, UnitedHealthcare
I. Naya Kehayes, Principal, ECG Management Consultants
Lisa Rock, President, National Medical Billing Services

Track B: Human Resources and Employment Issues
Heather Candy, Director & Chief Counsel, Adventist Health System/West
Justin Page, Vice President & Operations Counsel, Envision Healthcare

2:30 - 3:15 p.m. | Break/Exhibit Hall

3:15 - 4:15 p.m. | Breakout Sessions
Track A: Mergers & Acquisitions and Joint Ventures
Anna Tang, Associate, Nossaman LLP (Moderator)
Bill Davis, Chief Executive Officer, ASC Solutions, LLC
Gregory Hagood, President & Senior Managing Partner, SOLIC Capital Advisors, LLC
James Jackson, Senior Vice President of Development, United Surgical Partners International (USPI)

Track B: Intellectual Property/Data Breach/Cybersecurity
Thomas Dover, Partner, Nossaman LLP (Moderator)
Tom Hui, Chief Executive Officer, HST Pathways
Bobby Roberts, Senior Vice President of Development, Surgical Information Systems

4:15 - 5:15 p.m. | Executive Roundtable—Emerging Issues and Looking Ahead
George Goodwin, American Group President, Surgery Partners
Jeremy Hogue, President & Chief Executive Officer, Sovereign Healthcare
Whit Polley, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Covenant Surgical Partners, Inc.
Matthew Searles, Managing Partner, Merritt Healthcare Advisors

5:15 - 6:30 p.m. | Networking Reception/Exhibit Hall

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