• The Future of Innovation and Value in Surgery and Procedures

    This interview took place on June 10th, 2021 at Becker's 18th Annual Spine, Orthopedic, and ASC Conference. Featuring: Scott L. Blumenthal, MD, Founder, Medical Director, Center for Disc Replacement, Texas Back Institute Thomas B. Scully MD, FAANS, President, Western Neurosurgical Society; Neurosurgeon, Northwest NeuroSpecialists Andrew Sama, MD, Co-Chief, HSS Spine Ronald Michael, MD, Neurosurgeon, Illinois Neurospine Institute Moderated by: Alan Condon, Managing Editor, Becker's Healthcare
  • Becky Ziegler-Otis, Administrator of Ambulatory Surgical Center of Stevens Point (Wis.)

    Becky Ziegler-Otis, administrator of Ambulatory Surgical Center of Stevens Point (Wis.) touches on ASC growth, financial viability and staffing challenges in this episode.
  • Eric Evans, Chief Executive Officer at Surgery Partners

    This episode features Eric Evans, Chief Executive Officer at Surgery Partners. Here, he joins Scott Becker to discuss the organization's evolving partnerships, tailoring services to different groups, and more. If interested in learning more about Surgery Partner’s Hospital and Health System Partnership opportunities, please contact John Peel at John.Peel@surgerypartners.com.
  • Missty Pearson, Administrator of Fish Pond Surgery Center

    Missty Pearson, Administrator of Fish Pond Surgery Center in Waco, Texas, joined the podcast to talk about her journey from a PACU nurse to administrator of the center and how Fish Pond aims to grow in the future.
  • Welsey Chick, Vice President of Payer Strategies at Covenant Physician Partners

    Welsey Chick, Vice President of Payer Strategies at Covenant Physician Partners, joined the podcast to talk about the big issues for ambulatory care, telemedicine and prior authorizations today.
  • Brian Bizub, CEO, Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic

    Brian Bizub, CEO of Raleigh (N.C.) Orthopaedic Clinic, joined the podcast to discuss ASC growth, staffing and 3 big trends to follow.
  • Top Trends in the ASC and Spine Markets

    Laura Dyrda, Editor in Chief for Becker's ASC Review and Becker’s Spine Review, joins this episode. She discusses the top trends she’s seeing in the ASC and spine markets.
  • Dr. Saria Saccocio, Ambulatory Chief Medical Officer, Prisma Health

    This episode features Dr. Saria Saccocio, Ambulatory Chief Medical Officer at Prisma Health. Here, she discusses her best advice for emerging healthcare leaders, her role’s evolution, and more.
  • Melissa Bushnell, Assistant Vice President of Ambulatory Surgery at AtlantiCare

    This episode features Melissa Bushnell, Assistant Vice President of Ambulatory Surgery at AtlantiCare. Here, she discusses trends she’s watching in ambulatory care, her best advice for emerging leaders, and more.
  • Dr. Jacquelyn Cawley, Vice President of Population Health & Chief Medical Officer for Ambulatory Care at BayCare

    This episode features Dr. Jacquelyn Cawley, Vice President of Population Health & Chief Medical Officer for Ambulatory Care at BayCare. Here, she discusses her work in population health, her top priorities for the rest of the year, and more.
  • Anne Hargrave-Thomas, CEO of Oak Leaf Surgical Hospital in Eau Claire, Wis.

    In this episode, Anne Hargrave-Thomas, CEO of Oak Leaf Surgical Hospital in Eau Claire, Wis., and Senior Vice President of Operations at Surgery Partners, discusses how she's thinking about growth and staff retention for the future.
  • Dr. Stefan Kreuzer, Owner and Founder of Innov8 Orthopedics

    Dr. Stefan Kreuzer, owner and founder of Innov8 Orthopedics in Houston, joined the podcast to talk about his upcoming practice expansion this year and the big trends in the ASC industry. He also talked about the payer landscape for orthopedics and what it will take to lower costs in healthcare.
  • Davin Lundquist, CMIO of Ambulatory Services in the Ventura Market at Dignity Health and CommonSpirit

    This episode features Dr. Davin Lundquist, CMIO of Ambulatory Services in the Ventura Market at Dignity Health and CommonSpirit. Here, he joined the podcast to discuss the evolution of virtual care and how enterprise imaging and radiology advances are leading to better patient outcomes. He also spoke about leadership and finding his personal "why" as a motivating factor for success.
  • Dr. Nanson, Orthopedic Surgeon, Oregon Surgical Institute & Dr. Ballard, Orthopedic Surgeon, Oregon Surgical Institute

    In this episode, two orthopedic surgeons from Oregon Surgical Institute, Dr. Christopher Nanson and Dr. James Ballard join the conversation. Here, they discuss the trending topics in the industry - surgery migration, pain management, opioid reduction, consumerism and much more.This episode is part of a series sponsored by Pacira BioSciences (http://www.pacira.com/), featuring perspectives from three ASC Management groups that reflect different business models and geographical presence.
  • Alka Atal-Barrio, Chief Medical Officer at The Everett Clinic

    In this episode, Dr. Atal-Barrio explains the important adjustments she made as a clinical leader to meet the unique challenges of the pandemic and what challenges she foresees for the future as well as what she looks forward to as a leader.
  • Alexandra Reyes, VP of Operations, Regent Surgical Health & Scott Bergman, VP of Development, Regent Surgical Health

    In this episode Alexandra Reyes, VP of Operations of Regent Surgical Health and Scott Bergman, VP of Development of Regent Surgical Health join the conversation. Here, they discuss the most pressing topics in the industry - case migration, standardization of clinical protocols, pain management, the biggest opportunities in 2021 and more! This episode is part of a series sponsored by Pacira BioSciences (http://www.pacira.com/), featuring perspectives from three ASC Management groups that reflect different business models and geographical presence.
  • Jamie Heater, VP of Facility Development, Compass Surgical Partners & Will Holding, VP of Development, Compass Surgical Partners

    In this episode Jamie Heater, VP of Facility Development at Compass Surgical Partners and Will Holding, VP of Development of Compass Surgical Partners join the conversation. Here, they discuss the hottest topics in the industry - surgery migration, opioid reduction, musculoskeletal care and much more. This episode is part of a series sponsored by Pacira BioSciences, featuring perspectives from three ASC Management groups that reflect different business models and geographical presence.
  • Dr. Jocelyn Idema, Founder of Steel City Spine and Orthopedic Center

    Dr. Jocelyn Idema, founder of Steel City Spine and Orthopedic Center in Pittsburgh, joined the podcast to talk about how spine care is changing amid the pandemic and which procedures are moving into the office setting. She also discussed the payer landscape and how ASCs will evolve with spine.
  • Nancy Daoust, Chief Ambulatory Officer at State University of New York Upstate Medical University

    This episode features Nancy Daoust, Chief Ambulatory Officer at State University of New York Upstate Medical University. Here, she discusses challenges in the ambulatory setting throughout covid-19 and ensuring her organization is ready to continue handling the pandemic and vaccine distribution. She also shares her advice for emerging leaders which includes assessing what leadership style feels authentic to you.
  • ASC Trends and Tech with Dr. Kenneth Nwosu, Neospine

    Dr. Kenneth Nwosu, a spine surgeon at Neospine in Puyallup, Wash., joined the podcast to discuss the top trends in spine and ASCs today. He also talked about the changes in technology and why he sees robotics and endoscopic surgery playing a big role in spine practices going forward.

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