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The ASCA 2021 Virtual Conference is the can’t-miss event of the year for the ASC industry!

Can’t attend a session during its scheduled time? We’ve got you covered.
All sessions will be recorded and made available to attendees at the end of the conference.


ASCA 2021 Virtual Conference Schedule

Please Note: All times are ET.

Monday, April 26

10:45 am–10:55 am

10:45 am–10:55 am

ASCA Board President Michael Patterson talks about ways to make the most of ASCA 2021’s virtual experience and announces the results of ASCA’s recent Board elections.

Faculty:

11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm


The demand for software and technology-related solutions in the ASC setting continues to evolve as leaders look for new ways to support operational efficiency. This session will show you how to use a simple process to conduct your own software evaluation and ensure you select a solution that supports your ASC’s goals and objectives. Learn from the challenges and successes one organization experienced seeking software solutions to manage a variety of programs, including variance reporting, policies and procedures, and survey activity.

AEU Content Area: Financial

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Learn about recent national trends and statistics as well as the general clinical, financial and operational aspects of instituting urologic service lines and options regarding capital equipment, devices and disposable supplies. Review in detail the various lines of service that treat both benign and malignant urologic diseases, including basic and advanced lower and upper tract endoscopy, prosthetics, laser for stones and soft tissue, minimally invasive benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) treatments (laser and plasma vaporization [TURP, HOLEP, UroLift, Rezum]), pediatrics, female pelvic health (botox, prolapse, pelvic sling, sacroneuromodulation), urinary tract stones (ESWL, endoscopy with laser lithotripsy, percutaneous stone extraction) and basic genital procedures (penile, scrotal, vaginal).

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

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Confusion about whether to disclose the adverse event. Withdrawing from others due to fear, embarrassment or shame. Feeling abandoned and rejected by coworkers. These are common reactions you and your staff might have when an adverse event occurs. Discover how practicing how an event is investigated, how we converse with our coworkers during an investigation and how we communicate with the patient can eliminate blaming and pave the way to improved communication, learning from errors, preparing for potential depositions and strengthening the team.

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

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Medical and recreational marijuana legalization continues to expand across the country, impacting employers in various ways. Join us for a discussion on the latest rules related to the regulation of both medical and recreational use and find out how your ASC may be affected. You may be surprised about federal and state enforcement and find that it could impact your market approach to obtaining and retaining qualified staff.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Faculty:

12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 pm–1:15 pm


The long-term success of an ASC depends on strong leadership from its governing board. Having a wide range of viewpoints there brings a healthy perspective, but the diversity must be managed carefully to ensure action that supports the overall goals of the ASC. This interactive session will provide insight into the complexity of working with strong personalities and conflicting opinions and provide proven techniques for navigating the challenges successfully.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

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Discuss syndicating a de novo ASC in compliance with the federal anti-kickback statute, securities laws and other applicable laws. Examine factors such as:

  • Selecting the investor group, allocating equity interests among investors and determining purchase price
  • Key structural issues, including direct investment, holding company investors and co-investing with group practices and PPMs
  • Creating and maintaining a healthy ASC with appropriate governing documents, including 1/3 test compliance and noncompete covenants
  • Obtaining regulatory approvals, payor contracting and certificate of needs, and incorporating appropriate unwind provisions

AEU Content Area: Financial

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Join this session to examine recent trends in pain management that are currently or will impact ASCs. Discussion topics will include:

  • Practice site of service models: in-office procedure room vs. ASC vs. physician hospital employment
  • Growing range of interventional pain procedures that can only be performed in an ASC or hospital: implanted devices (SCS, DDD), Intracept, ISS, percutaneous PSF devices and SIJ fusion devices
  • Mergers and acquisitions with formation of large groups
  • Pain management comprehensive care model vs. interventional-only pain model
  • Healthcare system pressures to move interventional pain procedures from the hospital to the ASC

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

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Examine potential issues you might encounter if a patient converts to a COVID-positive status before or after elective surgery. Using the latest data, discuss how to best track surgical outcomes after elective surgery and how to best address clinical benchmarking after surgery in the pandemic era.

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

IPCH Content Area: Surveillance, Data Collection and Analysis

Faculty:

1:15 pm–1:45 pm

1:15 pm–1:45 pm

Break/Lunch

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1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 pm–2:45 pm


Learn how to spot suspicious behavior and the signs that drug products have been tampered with or diverted from this consulting pharmacist who has helped ASCs manage these situations for 25 years. His real-life stories of devious drug diversions and clever cover-ups will help you put preventive strategies in place, recognize early warning signs and act quickly if you find drugs are being diverted in your facility.

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

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Begin by discussing areas of risk within the revenue cycle and identifying what controls should be in place for your front desk procedures, coding compliance, claim submission and other revenue cycle processes. Then learn how to build in proper controls and conduct regular and thorough audits that can help you avoid fines, penalties and payer take-backs and lead to increased revenue while keeping your ASC compliant.

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

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Parse through the various Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provisions as they pertain to surgery centers. Discuss scenarios regarding claims of misclassification of independent contractors, misclassification of those claiming an exemption status (such as a manager who is salaried but has no managerial duties), overtime, meal break deductions, paid sick leave (both state and federal level) and unemployment compensation.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Faculty:

3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 pm–4:15 pm


HVAC and Infection Prevention in Your ASC ADVANCED INFECTION PREVENTION

In this overview of the HVAC system from an engineer’s perspective, you will get information on HVAC requirements in ASCs based on both state and federal guidelines. An infection preventionist will provide practical information for the facility related to the effects of an HVAC system on surgical site infections and how to monitor temperature, humidity and air pressure correctly. Information related to renovation and construction requirements and the importance of air pressure during a pandemic will also be provided.

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

IPCH Content Area: Surveillance, Data Collection and Analysis

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Find out what you need to know about formalizing and communicating expectations for new employees and setting attainable milestones along the way. Learn strategies that will help you hold your new employees accountable, including tracking progress, providing coaching and training, progressive disciplinary actions, and, when necessary, termination.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) develops Conditions for Coverage (CfCs) that healthcare organizations must abide by in order to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. These health and safety standards are the foundation for improving quality and protecting the health and safety of patients. CMS also puts out interpretive guidelines that facilities can use to interpret and clarify the Conditions for Coverage, relevant statutes and regulations. Discuss the Conditions for Coverage and interpretive guidelines for ASCs and get an update on new requirements. Identify what items are required for Medicare certification and learn how to best prepare your facility for surveys and optimal patient care.

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

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Cardiovascular procedures have been successfully performed in an outpatient setting for several years. In 2020, CMS further continued this trend by approving Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCIs) in ASCs. During this session, we will help you identify key factors to take into consideration if you are planning to expand your services into outpatient cardiovascular procedures, including safety, staffing, products required and preparation for emergencies.

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Faculty:



Monday, May 3

10:45 am–10:55 am

10:45 am–10:55 am

ASCA CEO Bill Prentice discusses COVID-19, recognizes ASCA’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement award winner and provides an update on One World Surgery’s programs in Honduras and the Dominican Republic. He will also announce plans for ASCA 2022.

Faculty:

11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm


Take a deep dive into the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requirements that apply in your ASC, including registrations, common questions and a focus on managing controlled substances in light of the opioid epidemic. The session will include a discussion on propofol and its possibility of being scheduled, an overview of e-prescribing and other DEA-related updates.

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

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Construction Planning for Your ASC ADVANCED INFECTION PREVENTION

Whether you are building a new surgery center or expanding an existing one, it is important to build enough space and not to over-build. You also need to identify and address many regulatory, accreditation and life safety issues. Walk through the process of renovation and construction, beginning with the components needed to help develop a feasible pro forma. Get insights into securing an architect, selecting a construction firm, your CEO's role in construction, infection prevention measures you need to take and ways to maintain case volume during a renovation project.

AEU Content Area: Financial

IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention Strategies

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The current nursing shortage and ample job opportunities in the healthcare marketplace today are intensifying the challenges inherent in hiring and holding on to top staff. Avoid the problems staff turnover can create by identifying and hiring the right people for your ASC and investing in their long-term success.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

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Having a CMS surveyor arrive in your lobby can be frightening—but if you’re prepared, it doesn't have to be. During this session, we will review the many different types of CMS surveys, identify strategies to achieve survey readiness and discuss creating a plan for ongoing compliance with the Conditions for Coverage and other accreditation standards. When the surveyor leaves, developing a plan of correction that is meaningful will create an opportunity for continued readiness. They do come back.

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Faculty:

12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 pm–1:15 pm


As healthcare consumers become savvier and more costs are passed on to the patient, we have seen an increased demand for pricing transparency. CMS has established regulations mandating that hospitals provide pricing for common services, and it is a matter of time before this expands to other healthcare entities.

ASCs are well-positioned to enhance the overall patient experience and increase revenue capture by using pricing transparency strategies. Providing patients with out-of-pocket cost estimates before surgery helps ease their financial anxiety and can give your facility a competitive advantage. This session will explore pricing transparency concepts and strategies that can be used in the ASC setting.

AEU Content Area: Financial

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134) requires that employers protect workers against any adverse health conditions caused by inhalation of contaminants in the workplace. The COVID-19 pandemic has created inhalation threats within the ASC industry, thus requiring a respiratory protection program specific to the ASC. The ASC is required to appoint a program administrator who establishes and maintains an effective respiratory protection program. This session explores the fundamentals of the program, including the written plan, healthcare workers’ training, fit-testing and medical evaluation for ASC healthcare workers, and safe storage and handling of the respirators. The session also addresses the role and responsibilities of the respiratory protection program administrator.

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention Program Development, Implementation and Maintenance

Faculty:


Get to know the key management skills essential to running a successful ASC and methods for improving your own abilities in each area. Keys to the overall clinical, quality and financial success of your ASC will also be discussed.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Faculty:


How often do your ASC code selections differ from the physician's code selections due to documentation questions or deficiencies? Deficient or ambiguous documentation, and the use of repetitive verbiage within operative report templates, could result in erroneous payments, reimbursement delays or denials. Take a close look at the issues EHR/Forms/Templates and operative reports can raise, review organization or association documentation directives, discuss the importance of medical necessity and learn to communicate deficiencies in writing using physician inquiries.

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Faculty:

1:15 pm–1:45 pm

1:15 pm–1:45 pm

Break/Lunch

Take a quick break to grab lunch returning before educational sessions.

1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 pm–2:45 pm


To protect patients, physicians, nurses and other medical personnel, everyone involved with medical lasers needs to understand how to safely manage each type of device. Get to know what safety standards and policies you need to have in place to minimize the health hazards associated with the use of surgical laser systems in specific situations. Laser safety protocols from the ANSI 136.3 “Safe Use of Lasers in the Healthcare Facilities Standards” and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses’ Recommended Practices 2020 will be addressed.

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

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Endoscope reprocessing has been under scrutiny for several years as new guidelines, new processes and new products have emerged. What has been fixed and what remains a challenge? This session will explore common concerns and questions such as “What is the best approach to drying endoscopes? Can we still use simethicone? Is 2X HLD effective?” and “Where did that one-hour time frame between pre-cleaning and manual cleaning come from anyway?” Come prepared to ask questions and delve into the data.

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

IPCH Content Area: Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization

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Take a deep dive into ASC reimbursement methodologies and the implications they can have across surgical specialties, focusing in particular on complex and higher acuity cases. Review the intricacies of Medicare reimbursement and alternative payment systems that are utilized by commercial payers and examine how variations in payment systems impact strategy with payer contract negotiations. Discuss key factors that impact opportunities for success with restructuring new business contracts and optimizing contracts to attain reimbursement and structures that enable financial success. This course is for the intermediate to advanced attendee who has baseline knowledge of ASC reimbursement terminology and payer contracting experience.

AEU Content Area: Financial

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Once you’ve conducted a Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) study, what are the next steps? Review the methods to appropriately report the activities of your ASC’s QAPI Committee to the governing body and ensure you are meeting the requirements for Medicare and accrediting organizations.

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

Faculty:

3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 pm–4:15 pm


Join this discussion of current updates and best practices in sterile processing to focus on decontamination, the various methods of sterilization, the advantages and disadvantages of each, safe storage and return to the sterile field. Make sure your ASC has the quality control measures it needs in place to ensure all your instruments are being processed safely and effectively.

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

IPCH Content Area: Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization

Faculty:


Opening an ASC to better serve the needs of your surgeons and patients can be an extremely rewarding experience, but designing the facility and becoming fully operational can be challenging and full of unforeseen, and sometimes costly, concerns. From choosing the right architect and engineer to navigating complex regulatory requirements and timelines, find out how to clear some of the most common hurdles and benefit from the lessons learned by others who have successfully completed the process.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

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Explore what is holding up your ASC claim payments in 2021 and approaches you can take to ensure you are paid correctly, every time. Look at best practices for A/R workflow and denial management and discuss strategic ways to hold the payer accountable to its obligations. Ways to empower your team to achieve best results, whether your ASC is in in-network or out, will be discussed.

AEU Content Area: Financial

Faculty:


Get an overview of the legal issues surrounding free transportation for ASC patients as well as the new transportation safe harbor. Gain practical pointers for implementing a transportation service at your facility and discuss the pros and cons of having one.

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Faculty:



Monday, May 10

11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm


If something happened to you tomorrow, would someone be able to step in and immediately take over, creating a seamless transition? If you're planning to retire soon, are you ready to hire, promote or train someone who can take over your position without missing a beat? You hold critical knowledge about the culture of your workplace, but it will be lost if you don’t pass it on to someone else first. This session will examine several scenarios to help the transition, whether the departure is planned or unexpected.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Faculty:


Whether you’re looking to add a new specialty, replace a retiring physician or simply maximize your ASC’s operations, recruiting new, non-investor physicians can be a challenge. This session will offer suggestions, strategies, and tips to help you successfully fill unused block time in your facility and recruit new physicians for current and future success.

AEU Content Area: Financial

Faculty:


Take a deep dive into the intricacies of physician and allied health professional credentialing as well as peer review in the ASC setting. Discuss CMS regulations and accreditation standards and learn how to ensure your ASC is meeting both sets of requirements. This session will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the initial appointment, reappointment and peer review process in a format that you can understand and easily implement.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Faculty:

12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 pm–1:15 pm


Discuss real-life examples of success in the ASC that will help drive your team’s efficiency, your surgeons’ productivity and your ASC’s profitability—all while maintaining a positive culture and happily engaged staff. Examine what makes an ASC a great place to work and identify methods that will maximize your team’s efficiency without compromising patient care. Explore how to enhance your facility’s operations, better organize materials and improve overall ASC profitability while continuing to provide high-quality care.

AEU Content Area: Financial

Faculty:


Learn how to create an effective and comprehensive peer review program and how to implement a peer review process that will meet all the goals of this important part of your center's quality assurance and performance improvement program. Gain an understanding of the many legal implications involved in the peer review process and review best practices involving your ASC’s governing body and certification/accreditation requirements. Leave with tips and tools for dealing with deficiencies and implementing corrective actions that will enhance the patient experience at your center.

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

Faculty:


Well-intentioned, liberal opioid practices for managing postoperative acute pain helped fueled the opioid epidemic. The consequences of this have underscored the importance of finding alternative methods to achieve adequate analgesia. Good perioperative pain management is important for improved recovery and patient satisfaction. We will discuss a variety of techniques that can be employed to provide optimal analgesia while also reducing the need for opioids to manage acute postoperative pain. Clinical pathways are designed to incorporate a group of interventions thought to be incrementally helpful. Combining multiple interventions may have additive effects, and ultimately lead to a clinically meaningful benefit. The enhanced recovery after surgery approach has been successful in this arena

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Faculty:

1:15 pm–1:45 pm

1:15 pm–1:45 pm

Break/Lunch

Take a quick break to grab lunch returning before educational sessions.

1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 pm–2:45 pm


Join seasoned ASC attorney William Miller, Esq., to discuss the clinical and legal implications of negligent credentialing, scenarios of risk, examples of credentialing issues that led to litigation and real-world solutions to minimizing the risk confronting you and your ASC.

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

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Ensure you are developing your staff for long-term employment, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through competency evaluations and each annual review. Motivating and coaching your team are a large part of developing your staff. Attend this workshop to ensure you are using your tools appropriately, giving meaningful reviews and encouraging goal management for all staff in your ASC.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

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Benchmarking gives voice to quality standards in healthcare. Raise your organization’s standards by learning how to evaluate your data collection with effective benchmarking, allowing a plan of action for improvement. This session will also identify key performance indicators that improve patient outcomes, drive clinical quality and result in greater efficiencies for your organization. Walk through a QAPI study built around a relevant issue impacting ASCs.

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

Faculty:

3:00 pm–4:00 pm

3:15 pm–4:15 pm


Start with a discussion of the benefits an electronic health record (EHR) system offers and what you can expect from the systems available today, then look at how to prepare for implementation, train staff to use all the features effectively and get the ongoing support your ASC will need to make the most of a new EHR system in your ASC. Techniques for evaluating the specific needs of your center, enlisting stakeholder support and creating a plan that will ensure a smooth transition to a new system will be provided.

AEU Content Area: Financial

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Hospitals in both certificate of need (CON) and non-CON states are dealing with growing demand to move patients to an outpatient setting, and payers are pushing procedures to the ASC arena at a rapid pace. Hospitals are looking for solutions, and you, as an ASC owner, might provide the answer.

AEU Content Area: Financial

Faculty:


Discuss the skill set needed to cross train staff, the resources you may have available and a possible framework. This session will also review nurse/patient ratios in the different areas of the ASC.

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Faculty:

 


AEU Content Areas

Please Note: All times are ET.

Monday, April 26

Time Title AEU Content Area
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Successful Processes to Help Identify Appropriate Software Solutions

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Urology Services in the ASC

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Managing Staff Following an Adverse Event: Eliminate Blame, Provide Support

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

Quality Management
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Medical and Recreational Marijuana Updates for ASC Employers

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 am–1:15 pm

Managing Diverse Personalities on Your Board

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 am–1:15 pm

ASC Syndication

AEU Content Area: Financial

Financial
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 am–1:15 pm

Trends in ASC Pain Management

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 am–1:15 pm

COVID-19 Positive Conversion Before or After Elective Surgery: To Worry or Not to Worry?

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 am–2:45 pm

Signs of and Strategies to Prevent Narcotic Diversion

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Regulatory and Legal Issues
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 am–2:45 pm

Minimize Fraud and Abuse with Internal Controls and Regular Audits

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Regulatory and Legal Issues
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 am–2:45 pm

Fair Labor Standards Act Compliance for ASCs

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 am–4:15 pm

HVAC and Infection Prevention in Your ASC

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 am–4:15 pm

New Employee Production: Setting Expectations, Tracking Progress and Holding Employees Accountable

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 am–4:15 pm

What’s New with Conditions for Coverage and Interpretive Guidelines

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Regulatory and Legal Issues
3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 am–4:15 pm

Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI) - What to Do and What Not to Do

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care



Monday, May 3

Time Title AEU Content Area
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

DEA FAQs and Opioid Updates

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Regulatory and Legal Issues
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Construction Planning for Your ASC

AEU Content Area: Financial

Financial
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Reduce Staff Turnover by Hiring the Right People for Your ASC

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

How to Get Through a CMS Survey

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Regulatory and Legal Issues
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 pm–1:15 pm

Pricing Transparency Strategies Designed to Positively Impact the Patient Experience

AEU Content Area: Financial

Financial
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 pm–1:15 pm

Respiratory Protection Programs for ASCs

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 pm–1:15 pm

Management Skills that Lead to Success

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 pm–1:15 pm

Documentation: Operative Reports, Templates, Medical Necessity

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Regulatory and Legal Issues
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 pm–2:45 pm

Laser Safety Update

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 pm–2:45 pm

Endoscope Reprocessing—Where Are the Gaps?

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 pm–2:45 pm

Optimizing ASC Reimbursement and Success with Payer Contracting

AEU Content Area: Financial

Financial
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 pm–2:45 pm

Governing Body and QAPI Interaction

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

Quality Management
3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 pm–4:15 pm

Decontamination and Sterilization of Ophthalmic Instruments

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 pm–4:15 pm

Wish I Knew Then, What I Know Now

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 pm–4:15 pm

Get Paid on Time, Every Time

AEU Content Area: Financial

Financial
3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 pm–4:15 pm

Setting Up a Compliant Patient Transportation Service

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Regulatory and Legal Issues



Monday, May 10

Time Title AEU Content Area
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Succession Planning for Managers

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Recruiting Non-Investor Physicians for Your ASC

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
11:00 am–12:00 pm

11:00 am–12:00 pm

A Deep Dive into the Credentialing File

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 am–1:15 pm

Operational Efficiency & Productivity in the ASC While Keeping Staff Happy and Engaged

AEU Content Area: Financial

Financial
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 am–1:15 pm

Implement a Meaningful, Effective and Compliant Peer Review Process

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

Quality Management
12:15 pm–1:15 pm

12:15 am–1:15 pm

Strategies to Reduce Perioperative Opioids: An Anesthesiologist’s Perspective

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 pm–2:45 pm

Negligent Credentialing- Traps and Resolutions

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Regulatory and Legal Issues
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 pm–2:45 pm

Hiring, Training and Evaluation Techniques for Developing Topnotch Staff

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

1:45 pm–2:45 pm

Successful Steps for Benchmarking and QAPI Projects

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

Quality Management
3:00 pm–4:00 pm

3:00 pm–4:00 pm

How to Make Your Electronic Health Record Implementation a Success

AEU Content Area: Financial

Financial
3:00 pm–4:00 pm

3:00 pm–4:00 pm

Is a Hospital Joint Venture Right for Your ASC?

AEU Content Area: Financial

Financial
3:00 pm–4:00 pm

3:00 pm–4:00 pm

Cross Training ASC Staff

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources