Register Onsite at ASCA 2019 Don’t miss the ASCA 2019 Confer- ence & Expo, May 15–18, at the Gay- lord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Onsite registration is available for ASCA’s annual conference.

ASCA 2019 will feature more than

50 ASC-specific educational sessions— including special advanced courses for veteran ASC staff and two full days of infection prevention education—as well as one of the largest ASC-industry exhibit halls of the year and extensive opportunities for networking and pro- fessional development. This year’s conference also will

offer opioid sessions designed to help your center address this national cri- sis; hot-topic, interactive roundtable discussions; and keynote presenta- tions from Scott Hamilton, Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater, and Alex Sheen, founder of the interna- tional social movement because I said I would.

While you are in Nashville, make time to visit the honky-tonks on Broad- way, check out the Country Music Hall of Fame and enjoy the local cuisine. Check out the schedule, make your hotel reservation and learn more about the conference at annualconference.

Salary Survey Data Collection Opens This Month Data collection for ASCA’s 2019 Salary & Benefits Survey is open May 1–31. This survey collects national, regional and state data on 20-plus ASC posi- tions, and allows you to benchmark your facility’s compensation packages with those offered at similar ASCs. The survey is open to all ASCs and participation is free. Every facility that completes 40 percent or more of the survey will receive personalized reports for free. Reports are expected to be available in July. ASCs that do

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not participate in the survey may also purchase reports.

The Salary & Benefits Survey, conducted every other year, fea- tures several updates this year. These include new questions about the infection preventionist position and data entry progress icons that make it easier to measure your progress within each section. To learn more and participate in

the survey, visit salarysurvey.

Member Focus

Member Focus invites ASCA members to express their views on key ASC issues. Share your perspective with your colleagues and get to know your peers in the ASC community.

Complete a brief questionnaire at and you could be selected for a future profile.

Go to memberspotlight to learn more.

Purchase the New Edition of Finance & Accounting for ASCs Get your copy of the fourth edition of Finance & Accounting for ASCs, available for purchase at ASCA’s Online Store. The book covers the fundamental concepts every ASC manager needs to know to protect the financial health of their ASC. It features contributions from nationally recognized experts in ASC finance and is illustrated with real- world examples from ASCs. Topics covered include basic accounting prin- ciples, budgeting, financial statements, reimbursements and financial analysis. All material in this latest edition

has been reviewed and updated. A new chapter on strategic planning helps ASCs build for tomorrow based on their current strengths and weaknesses. Paperback copies are $99 for ASCA members and affiliates and $149 for nonmembers; hardcover copies are $119 for ASCA members and affiliates and $169 for nonmembers. Learn more and buy your copy

today at countingascs4e.

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