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Hynes Convention Center 415 Summer Street Boston , Massachusetts 02210
Tel: (617) 954-2000
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ASCA 2018 - Ambulatory Surgery Center Association

38 $ $195 - $1,105

Overview

Event Overview:

At ASCA, we are eager to help you become better acquainted with our nation’s ASCs and the people who own and operate them. We are also eager to help you develop policies on ASC-related issues. If you have questions, please contact us. We’ll put you in touch with the experts and, if you like, arrange for you to visit an ASC in your area.

Exhibitor Information:

Exhibiting with ASCA is an excellent opportunity to reach a professional, qualified audience that represents the entire ambulatory surgery industry. You can maximize your sales efforts and show definite return on your investment by showcasing your products or services at ASCA 2018. Previous exhibitors and sponsors know the value of the ambulatory surgery market and demonstrate their satisfaction through continued support, year after year.

The annual meeting for the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association, ASCA 2018, brings together more than 2,180 ambulatory surgery center attendees. The meeting features more than 70 highly-regarded educational sessions and opportunities to earn continuing education credits for attendees, as well as targeted sponsorship and exhibit opportunities to help make your product or service stand apart from
the competition.

PARTICIPATION BENEFITS
• Connect with attendees who view exhibitors as a primary source for purchasing information
• Reach key decision makers from ASCs across the country
• Network with current and future customers
• Showcase your products and services, strategically, to the ambulatory market
• Gain access to the physicians, administrators, owners, materials managers, nursing directors and billing staff of the most successful ASCs in the country

About ASCA:

The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) is the national membership association that represents ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and provides advocacy and resources to assist ASCs in delivering high quality, cost-effective ambulatory surgery to all of the patients they serve.

Agenda

Apr 11   

6:45am–7:15am

7:15am–4:40pm

CASC Review Course Registration and Breakfast 

Pre-Meeting: CASC Review Course*

8:00am–12:00pm

Pre-Meeting: Preparing for AAAHC Accreditation*

8:00am–12:00pm

Pre-Meeting: Preparing for Joint Commission Accreditation*

8:00am–12:00pm

Pre-Meeting: Your New Life Safety Code Survival Guide—Part I*

1:00pm–5:00pm

Pre-Meeting: Your New Life Safety Code Survival Guide—Part II*

3:30pm–5:00pm

A Meeting with the Experts

5:30pm–6:00pm

General Session

6:30pm–8:00pm

Welcome Reception

Apr 12   

7:00am–9:00am

Exhibit Hall Breakfast

8:00am–9:00am

Essentials of CMS Quality Reporting

8:00am–9:00am

Make Your Infection Preventionist a Full Partner in Your Safety and Quality Programs

8:00am–9:00am

Managing Your Top Revenue Cycle Metrics

8:00am–9:00am

Master the Employee Overtime Rules

8:00am–9:00am

Proactive Strategies for Managing Risk

8:00am–9:00am

Real-World Solutions for Managing Complaints

9:10am–10:10am

Boost Quality, Efficiency and Cost Savings with Clinical Benchmarking

9:10am–10:10am

Negotiate Better Managed Care Contracts

9:10am–10:10am

Outpatient Robotics: A Discussion on Financial Feasibility and Implementation

9:10am–10:10am

Prevent Cyber Crime in Your ASC

9:10am–10:10am

Use Medicare’s ASC Infection Control Surveyor Worksheet to Improve Compliance and Patient Care

9:10am–10:10am

Your Volume Leader Is Leaving—Strategies for Surviving and Thriving

10:10am–11:10pm

Exhibit Hall Morning Break

11:15am–12:15pm

Are Cardiac Procedures in Your Future?

11:15am–12:15pm

Does Your ASC Have a Backbone? Bringing Spine into Your ASC

11:15am–12:15pm

Is Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty Right for Your ASC?

11:15am–12:15pm

Starting an Outpatient Total Joint Program

11:15am–12:15pm

Tips and Techniques for Infection Control Training

11:15am–12:15pm

Vitreoretinal Surgery and Your ASC

12:20pm–2:20pm

Exhibit Hall Lunch

2:20pm–3:50pm

“It’s Complicated:” Making a Joint Venture Work

2:20pm–3:50pm

2018 Federal Regulatory Policy: What You Need to Know

2:20pm–3:50pm

Avoid OSHA Citations

2:20pm–3:50pm

How to Prepare for a Survey and Submit a Plan of Correction

2:20pm–3:50pm

How-to Guide for Infection Control Risk Assessment

2:20pm–3:50pm

Leadership 301: Exploring New Challenges

3:50pm–4:00pm

Afternoon Break

4:15pm–5:30pm

General Session

5:30pm–6:30pm

Exhibit Hall Reception

6:30pm–7:30pm

CASC Reception

Apr 13   

6:30am–7:30am

ASCA Bootcamp

7:00am–8:00am

Continental Breakfast

8:00am–9:00am

An All-Hazards Approach to CMS Emergency Preparedness

8:00am–9:00am

Benchmarking KPIs for Financial Health

8:00am–9:00am

Learning from Near-Misses and Mistakes

8:00am–9:00am

Managing Disruptive Physician Behavior

8:00am–9:00am

Regional Block Program Development A–Z

8:00am–9:00am

Sterilization and Reprocessing of Ophthalmic Instruments

9:10am–10:10am

General Session

10:10am–11:10am

Exhibit Hall Break

11:15am–12:15pm

Anesthesia's Role in Infection Control

11:15am–12:15pm

Ensuring Leadership Continuity in the Changing Workforce

11:15am–12:15pm

Optimize Financial Operations at Your ASC

11:15am–12:15pm

Risk and the Dissatisfied Patient

11:15am–12:15pm

Strategic Planning for Future Success

11:15am–12:15pm

What You Need to Know Now about the OAS CAHPS Survey

12:20pm–1:50pm

Celebration Luncheon

2:00pm–3:30pm

Applying NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code, to Your ASC

2:00pm–3:30pm

Develop an Education and Competency Program for Endoscope Reprocessors

2:00pm–3:30pm

EPA and DEA Drug Disposal Update

2:00pm–3:30pm

How To Write Your Next QAPI Study

2:00pm–3:30pm

Introduction to ASC Finance and Accounting

2:00pm–3:30pm

ASC Cyber Security Guidance from the Front Lines

3:30pm–3:45pm

Afternoon Break

3:45pm–5:15pm

Aligning Your Policies and Procedures with Medicare’s Regulations and Accreditation Standards

3:45pm–5:15pm

Best Practices in Surgical Instrument Reprocessing

3:45pm–5:15pm

Bring TEAMSTEPPS into Your ASC

3:45pm–5:15pm

Can Bundled Payments Work in Your ASC?

3:45pm–5:15pm

Crossing the Generational Divide

3:45pm–5:15pm

Finance 201: Decision-Making Strategies that Improve Your Bottom Line

Apr 14   

7:00am–8:00am

Continental Breakfast

8:00am–9:30am

ASC Risk Areas Under the False Claims Act

8:00am–9:30am

OSHA Resources for ASCs

8:00am–9:30am

Which Patients Are Right for Your ASC?

9:40am–11:10am

Morning Break

9:40am–11:10am

An Administrator’s Guide to Fair Market Value

9:40am–11:10am

Eliminate Common Survey Deficiencies

9:40am–11:10am

Employee Complaint Management Strategies that Keep You Out of Court

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