Event Info

     Surgery Center Coalition Annual Event

    7th Annual Day of ASC Compliance

 Tuesday, September 24, 2019
7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Program begins at 8:15 am   



The Palace in Somerset       
333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873

    Meet and Greet
     Monday, September 23, 6:00pm to 11:00pm
     A Causal Evening with Colleagues & Attendees
     Baseball Playoffs and Monday Night Football
     Shuttles Available at Preferred Hotels

ATTENDEE INFORMATION                                 VENDOR INFORMATION                                      HOTEL INFORMATION

7:00 – 8:00       Vendor Exhibits Open– Two Rooms filled with 50 ASC Specific Vendors, new products, and raffles,
make sure you get to vendor rooms ONE and TWO!
7:00 – 8:00       Registration and Nutritional Continental Breakfast – Located in vendor exhibition area.
8:00 – 8:15       Opening Remarks– Michael Schaff, Esq. Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer; & SCC Chairs
8:15 – 9:15       Conditions for Coverage – A Surveyor’s Perspective of CMS Surveys – What to Expect and Other
Hot Topics– Ann Geier, MS, RN, CNOR, CASC; Chief Nursing Officer, Surgical Information Systems

TRACK 1 – DOWNSTAIRS  – EAST BALLROOM                                                                                                                    
9:15- 9:45          OSHA for the ASCs – Mike Corbett
9:45- 10:25        Vendor Exhibits/ BREAK
10:30- 11:00      State, AORN and APIC Updates– Marie Kassai, RN, BS, MPH, CIC; MRK Consulting
11:00-12:00        Biofilms Threat to Patient Safety – -Tamara Behm MSN, RN, CICSTERIS

9:15- 10:15         Dealing with Disruptive Physicians Ann Geier, MS, RN, CNOR, CASC; Chief Nursing Officer, Surgical Information Systems
10:15-10:55        Vendor Exhibits/ BREAK
11:00-12:00        Regulatory Compliance from the Financial View– Kylie Kaczor, MSN-RN, CASC, CMPE, CPHRM, CLSSBB, CPCO,
ACHE- VP, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs, National Billing

12:00- 12:50        Buffet Luncheon“GOLD” SPONSOR COMMENTS & Vendor Visit Opportunities

12:50- 1:50          Life Safety from Accreditation to Survey– Alise Howlett, Assoc. AIA, CHFM, CFPE, HFAP Standards Advisor, EM/PE/LS
1:50-2:35             Pharmacy Hot Topics– Amit Gupta, Pharm. D, RPh, CCP, BCGP, Consultant Pharmacist
                            Drug Diversion it’s Real– Christina Koehler, Pharm.D, RPh, NJ Department of Health
2:35- 3:00            Vendor Exhibits, Drawings & Refreshment Break (must be present to win).
3:00-4:00             Employment Law: Our Issues are Your Issues! – Tracy Armstrong & Maureen Binetti, Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer
4:00- 4:10            SCC Chairs Closing Remarks– Marcy Sasso, CASC; & Dorcie Wawrzynski, RN, BSN

CASC Credits & 1.0 Nursing CEU Available


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