National Perspective: William Prentice
CEO, Ambulatory Surgery Center Association
Tri State Update: Thomas Faith President, NEW YORK State Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Charles P. Abel Acting Director, Center for Health Care Facility Planning, Licensure and Finance, NY State Department of Health
Andrew Weiss President, NEW JERSEY Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Lisa Winkler CONNECTICUT Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Moderated by Greg Bloom, Esq.,
Partner/Director, Garfunkel Wild, P.C.
Rob Scoskie, Executive Director, Strategic Ventures, Northwell Health
Matt Searles, MBA, Partner Merritt Healthcare Solutions
Tim Buono, Group Vice President of Development, Surgical Care Affiliates
Moderated by Robert C. Goettling, Principal, The Bloom Organization
Being prepared for a visit from a survey team
Michael Kulczycki, Executive Director, Ambulatory Care Services, The Joint Commission
Dr. Gary Brownstein, VP of Education, AAAASF
Raquel Rios, Administrator, Crystal Run Ambulatory Surgery Center of Middletown
Moderated by Debra Stinchcomb, Consultant, Progressive Surgical Solutions
Jane Yoon, Assistant U.S. Attorney Health Care and Government Fraud Unit, U.S. Attorney's Office, District
of New Jersey
Nick Melchiorre VP & General Manager, Accurate Diagnostic Labs
Moderated by John Martin, Esq., Partner, Garfunkel Wild, P.C.
Luis E. Taveras, Ph.D., Senior Vice President for the Office of Integration, RWJ Barnabas Health
of New Jersey
Mary Whittington, RN Ambulatory Surgery Strategist, Perioperative, Cerner Corporation
Moderated by Terence Russo, Esq., Partner, Garfunkel Wild, P.C.
Elizabeth Butler, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Lending, Valley National Bank
Jeffrey Drucker, AIA, Vice President, Northeast & New England Regions, Array Architects
Paul Wexler, Wexler Healthcare Properties
Moderated by Andrew Schulson, Esq., Partner/Director, Garfunkel Wild, P.C.
Working Collaboratively with Payors to Achieve Success
Anna Gimble, Vice President, Ancillary Contracting, United Healthcare
Richard Metcalf, Director of Contracting, The NYS Empire Plan, United Healthcare
I. Naya Kehayes, Principal, ECG Management Consultants
Gregory Dondero, General Manager, Medibis
Tara Vail, Chief Operating Officer, HST Pathways
Tom Pinelli, Director of Product Management, Amkai Solutions
Moderated by Nelson Gomes, President & CEO, PriorityOne Group
How to Handle Difficult ASC Employees
Thomas H. Jacobs President/CEO, MedHQ
John Merski, Jr., Executive Director of Human Resources, MedHQ
Charles Wallace, Site Administrator surgical Center of Connecticut LLC
Marianne Monroy, Esq., Partner, Garfunkel Wild, P.C.
Moderated by Andrew Zwerling, Esq., Partner/Director, Garfunkel Wild, P.C.
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