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ASCA NEWS


Get 24/7 Access to ASCA’s 2018 Webinar Series ASCA’s 2018 webinar series will deliver essential ASC management advice from top experts in areas rang- ing from regulatory compliance and infection control to managing human resources risk and improving collec- tions in your ASC. New programs this year look at managing conflict, prevent- ing narcotic diversion and strategies for surviving the departure of a key physi- cian. Each webinar lasts one hour and most offer one continuing education credit (CE) for nurses and ASC admin- istrators (AEU). A few of this year’s webinars also offer American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) credits. Like last year, ASCA members can


register for an all-access pass that pro- vides live and on-demand access to the entire series for just $395. Individual programs are still available for $100


each for ASCA members and $150 each for nonmembers. Learn


more and register today


for ASCA’s 2018 Webinar Series at www.ascassociation.org/Webinars.


ASCA 2018 to Offer Life Safety Code Session If you want more information on Life Safety Code compliance, head to ASCA 2018 in Boston, April 11–14, for a full-day session. The morning workshop will focus on key changes in the National Fire Protection Associa- tion (NFPA) codes and sections, train- ing and documentation requirements, and construction and operational con- siderations surrounding construction type, fire protection, vertical open ings, egress, hazardous areas, risk assess- ments and medical gases. The afternoon workshop will focus on design, construction and operational considerations surrounding electrical systems, interior finishes, fire alarms,


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Use ASCA Benchmarking 2018 to Drive Improvements at Your ASC Take advantage of ASCA Benchmark- ing, ASCA’s online clinical and opera- tional benchmarking program, to com- pare the performance of your ASC with national performance statistics on clinical outcomes, staff indicators and billing performance. Designed by ASC benchmarking


experts and based on feedback from ASCA members, the program features dynamic filtering capabilities, conve- nient 24/7 access to your data reports, a streamlined, quick-to-complete sur- vey design, real-time data review that helps ensure the accuracy of the data you provide, and easy-to-read reports that allow for quick comparisons between your ASC and national and specialty trends. Register now at www.ascassociation.org/


ascabenchmarking. Names in the News


Do you have a new hire? Did your company win an award? Or did your management change? You can highlight all your company announcements in the Names in the News section of the ASC Focus web site. This resource is available for free to both ASCA members and nonmembers.


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ASCA members will need to be logged in andnonmembers will need to create a “Nonmember Guest Account” to access this free resource.


Please send your announcement to editorial@ascassociation.org.


24 ASC FOCUS FEBRUARY 2018 |www.ascfocus.org


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