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Oct 2017


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Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs

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Event Overview:

Thrive Now and in the Future. This exclusive meeting brings together surgeons, physician leaders, administrators, and ASC business and clinical leaders to discuss how to improve your ASC and its bottom line and how to manage challenging clinical, business and financial issues.

2016 Highlights

100+ Sessions
125 Speakers From Surgery Centers, 54 Surgeons Speaking, 61 ASC Administrators Speaking, 206 Total Speakers
More Than 1,000 Attendees at This World-Class Event Focused on Key Business, Clinical and Legal Issues

About Becker's Healthcare:

Becker's Healthcare is the leading source of cutting-edge business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders.

Our portfolio includes five industry-leading trade publications:

    Becker's Hospital Review
    Becker's ASC Review
    Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality
    Becker's Spine Review
    Becker's Dental Review

Keynote Speakers


President and Chief Executive Officer

OptumHealth; Surgical Care Affiliates

Andrew has served as SCA's President and Chief Executive Officer since 2008, and he is Chairman of SCA's board of directors. Prior to joining SCA, Andrew served as the President of a division of DaVita Healthcare Partners (a renal dialysis and medical group provider), as President and Chief Operating Officer of Alliance Healthcare Services (a diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy provider), and in roles at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (a global investment firm) and the Boston Consulting Group (a global management consulting firm). Andrew is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and serves as Chairman of SCA Medical Missions (a surgical mission program). Andrew earned a Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from Yale University.


Bill Walton

NBA Legend and Basketball Analyst

William Theodore Walton, III (Bill) was born on November 5th, 1952, in San Diego, California.

He was introduced to the game of basketball while in the fourth grade at Blessed Sacrament Elementary School by coach Frank "Rocky" Graciano. Walton then attended Helix High School, where the basketball coach was Gordon Nash. At Helix, his team won the California Interscholastic Federation High School title two years in a row, while winning their final 49 consecutive games. While at Helix, Walton became the first and only high school player to ever make the USA Senior Men’s National Basketball Team and play in the World Championship and/or Olympics.

Walton enrolled at UCLA in 1970. He played center for John Wooden's Varsity team for three seasons (1972-1974), after a year with the freshman team in 1971. He was a member of two NCAA championship teams compiling an NCAA record 88 consecutive game winning streak. Walton is a three-time recipient of the NCAA Player of the Year Award, 1972, '73 and '74. Walton is a 3 time All-American College Player and winner of the Sullivan Award for the United States Best Amateur Athlete of 1973. He was named to the Pacific 8 All-Conference first team 3 times and was conference player of the year for three consecutive years. At
UCLA Walton was a scholar-athlete who also earned Academic All-American honors three years in a row. He graduated with honors with a B.A. in history. Walton also attended Stanford University Graduate School of Law in the early 1980's. Walton's professional career began when he was the number one over all pick in the 1974 NBA Draft by the Portland Trailblazers. He was a member of their championship team in 1977. Nine years later he earned another championship title, this time with the Boston Celtics in 1986. He played with the Trailblazers 1974-1979, the San Diego Clippers 1979- 1984, the relocated Los Angeles Clippers in 1985 and The Boston Celtics 1985-1988.

Walton was the NBA's Most Valuable Player, 1978; all-NBA First Team, 1978; NBA All-Star Team, 1977 and 1978; NBA Playoff's MVP, 1977; all-NBA second team, 1977; winner of the NBA Sixth Man Award, 1986. Walton is one of only four players in the history of basketball to have won multiple NCAA and multiple NBA Championships. Walton is also the second of only five players in the history of the NBA to lead the league in both blocked shots and rebounding in the same season.

In 2007, Walton was named one of the top 10 pundits in America by Forbes. That same year he was also named one of the top 20 Business Athlete representatives by TSE Sports and Entertainment Group.

In 2009, Walton was named one of the top 50 sports broadcasters of all time by the American Sportscasters Association. In June 21, 2001, Walton was named as the inaugural inductee into the Grateful Dead Hall of Honor, and signed memorabilia is available. All proceeds go to benefit the Rex Foundation, the non-profit charitable organization founded by members of the Grateful Dead and friends.

Walton and his older brother Bruce (UCLA 1973) are the only brother combination in history to have played in the Super Bowl and to have won an NBA Championship.

Walton and his third son Luke are only the third father/son pairing to have ever won NBA Championships. They are also the only father/son combination in history to have each won multiple NBA Championships.

Walton is active with many organizations and charities. A full list of his current pursuits can be found at His activities include his current role as the executive chairman of Connect SD Sport Innovators (SDSI), a non-profit, business accelerating, trade organization that connects and drives the growth of Southern California's vibrant sports economy by offering innovative programs and services for startups, mature companies and service providers. SDSI offers mentoring, education and capital funding opportunities for start-ups; best practice collaboration, access to new technology, and public policy advocacy for mature companies; as well as deal flow to our service providers and the Southern California Investment Community. Walton is also a board member for the Junior Seau foundation. His is author of Back from the Dead (March 2016). 

Walton currently resides in his hometown of San Diego with his wife Lori. They are the proud parents of four sons: Adam, Nathan, Luke and Chris, and the lucky grandparents of Olivia and Avery Rose.

Kirk Herbstreit

Analyst on ESPN’s College

Widely recognized as one of the best college football minds of his generation, Kirk Herbstreit has been an analyst on ESPN’s College GameDay remote college football studio show since August 1996, when he joined host Chris Fowler and co-analyst Lee Corso. He has been a game analyst on the Saturday Night Football series on ABC, broadcast television’s first weekly prime-time college football game, since the series debut in 2006. Herbstreit was a game analyst on the popular ESPN Thursday night college football series from 1999-2006. Herbstreit joined ESPN in September 1995 as a college football sideline analyst.

Herbstreit’s experience as a former standout Ohio State quarterback makes him an insightful and entertaining analysis. His talents were quickly noticed, as after just two seasons he was nominated for a 1997 Sports Emmy Award as television’s top studio analyst. In January 2004, Sporting News magazine ranked Herbstreit and fellow GameDay personalities Lee Corso and Chris Fowler as 2003’s “Most Powerful Media Personalities in Sports.” 
Herbstreit is respected for his no-nonsense analysis and insightful perspective in his College GameDay and game analyst roles. He is also a frequent contributor to and ESPN The Magazine.

Herbstreit has been working as a co-host of a weekday drive-time show for The Fan SportsRadio 1460 in Columbus, Ohio, since 1993. He served as a radio sideline reporter for the Ohio State University Football Radio Network during the 1993 and ’94 seasons.

Herbstreit earned a degree in business administration in 1993 from the Ohio State University, where he was a four-year letterman with the Buckeyes as a quarterback (1989-92). As the starter and team captain during his senior season of 1992, he passed for nearly 2,000 yards in an option-oriented offense, guiding OSU to an 8-3-1 mark, second place in the Big Ten, a Florida Citrus Bowl appearance and a No. 18 final Associated Press ranking. For his efforts, he was named team MVP and most motivational player. Known for his quickness and scrambling skills, he had TD runs of 32 yards (Wisconsin) and 72 yards (Minnesota) as a junior. He was former Ohio State coach John Cooper’s first signee.

A Centerville, Ohio, native, Herbstreit was the Ohio Player of the Year as a senior for Centerville HS (10-0 as a junior), as well as a standout baseball player. His father, Jim, a former player and captain at Ohio State (1958-60) went on to serve as an assistant coach (1960-61 -- national champs in 1961) under the legendary Woody Hayes and also coached with Bo Schembechler at Miami (Ohio). Jim and Kirk are one of only two father-son tandems to each serve as captain of their Ohio State teams in the history of the program.

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