2019 Sponsors Platinum Sponsors Garfunkel Wild, P.C. www.garfunkelwild.com Garfunkel Wild, P.C. (GW) was founded over thirty years ago with a single purpose in mind — to attend to the unique business and legal needs of clients in the health care industry. We have never wavered from that commitment. No other law firm in the greater metropolitan area represents as large and diverse a group of clients in the health care industry. PriorityOne Group www.p1cgroup.com PriorityOne Group is a leading provider of integrated IT services to businesses including physician practices, ambulatory surgery centers and hospitals. As thought-leaders in the field, clients count on us to deliver world-class services and advice to ensure optimum performance of their IT investment. Valley National Bank www.valleynationalbank.com/ When banking with Valley, you have confidence and peace of mind knowing that you are working with a strong and stable bank that can serve all your financial needs. Our experienced management team have helped us weather some of the most challenging economic environments and positioned Valley to emerge from these cycles as a stronger and more prosperous organization. Since the Bank was founded in 1927, Valley has never produced a losing quarter. Our experienced team of healthcare specialists understands the needs of the healthcare industry. Our suite of products and services are tailored for doctors, dentists, veterinarians, chiropractors, and other healthcare providers. We will work closely with you to ensure that all of your accounts, comprehensive deposit and financial solutions are designed specifically for your business. We will work directly with you, your accountant or your tax advisor to help simplify the process. Gold Sponsors Merritt Healthcare http://merritthealthcare.com Founded in 2001, Merritt Healthcare is the industry leader in the development, management and advisory of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) nationwide. We develop facilities where procedures are performed safely, efficiently and in a cost-effective manner. We help partners maximize value and achieve high levels of physician and patient satisfaction. Whether it’s providing operating guidance or business development initiatives, we are committed to exceeding expectations. Merritt Advisory http://www.merrittadvisory.com/ Merritt Healthcare Advisors (MHA) is focused exclusively on representing owners of surgical facilities and healthcare practices that are considering strategic options, whether it is selling an interest in their organization, creating a new partnership or growing through acquisition. MHA is unique in that we are the only firm that combines an investment banking background* with actual “owners” experience that comes from developing and managing our own healthcare facilities. We have used this experience to successfully complete more than $2 billion in transactions on behalf of our Clients. Physicians Endoscopy http://www.endocenters.com/ Physicians Endoscopy (PE), formed in July 1998, specializes in the development and management of freestanding, single-specialty endoscopic ASCs in partnership with practicing physicians and hospitals. In April 2017, Frontier Healthcare became part of the PE family. Physicians Endoscopy partners with GI physicians to positively impact single-specialty ambulatory surgery centers’ bottom line. We leverage our rich industry expertise and experience building and acquiring ambulatory surgery centers across the U.S. to foster positive provider and patient experiences. Whether you are looking to open a new ambulatory surgery center, considering embarking upon an acquisition or entering a hospital joint venture partnership, Physicians Endoscopy can support you every step of the way. WiFi Sponsors ECG Management Consultants http://www.ecgmc.com/ Through more than four decades of experience, we’ve learned that successful problem solving requires deep industry knowledge and expertise, rigorous data and analytics, strategic foresight, political and organizational savvy, and most important of all — practical solutions that get implemented. A thoughtful solution or strategic plan without implementation becomes a road map to nowhere. And that’s exactly why our team prides itself on balancing innovation with practicality in all that we do. We bridge the gap between strategic thinking and implementation with realistic action plans and tactical recommendations. This approach allows us to stretch our clients’ thinking while ensuring that final deliverables will move the organization toward achieving long-term goals and objectives. Silver Sponsors Coker Group http://cokergroup.com Coker Group is a national healthcare advisory firm that works with hospitals and physician groups to develop customized solutions that impact their bottom line. Coker Group’s advisors have the experience and creativity to find the right solution for any market and healthcare entity. Having been involved in all aspects of healthcare for more than three decades, we recognize that every situation has unique characteristics. Hospitals and physician practices are struggling to do more with less, and with our expertise in the business of healthcare, our counsel and advice lead to real and measurable results. The Bloom Organization www.bloomllc.com The Bloom Organization specializes in healthcare transaction advisory. Our clients turn to us for negotiating the strategic partnerships, joint ventures, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and other transactions that maximize return. With closed transactions representing more than $1.5 Billion in market capitalization, our leadership team of professionals has developed unmatched relationships with healthcare providers and industry professionals. We understand that healthcare, more than any other industry, requires a deep understanding of the strategic value of both buyer and seller. The healthcare industry is trending toward scale and integration. The Bloom team draws upon decades of industry experience to understand how various healthcare services and providers can add value to one another. We specialize in the following fields: Group practices; Surgery Centers; Hospitals; Urgent Care / Walk-in clinics; Imaging Centers and Laboratories. Bronze Sponsors Surgical Information Systems www.sisfirst.com Surgical Information Systems (“SIS”) provides surgical care providers with the solutions and services they need to deliver improved operational, financial, and clinical outcomes. Serving nearly 3,000 ASCs and hospitals, SIS solutions deliver value throughout the perioperative process. SIS solutions include AdvantX, AmkaiCharts, AmkaiOffice, SurgiSource, Vision, SIS Analytics and SIS Complete. The La Penna Group http://lapenna.com The La Penna Group, Inc. provides strategic and financial consulting services to the health care industry. For twenty-five years, our consultants have provided support to physicians, hospitals, provider networks, and employers for their strategic and tactical initiatives. Our staff offer a comprehensive set of management skills and in-depth experience for managing change in almost any health care setting. Our clients include many of the premier medical practices and health care systems in the country, as well as Fortune 500 employers. We are routinely engaged in the most competitive and rapidly transforming healthcare environments across the country. Citrin Cooperman http://www.citrincooperman.com/ We are a top-25 nationally recognized full-service assurance, tax, and advisory firm with offices conveniently located throughout the Northeast. Since 1979, we have steadily built our business by helping companies and high net worth individuals find smart solutions. Whether your operations and assets are located around the corner or across the globe, we can provide new perspectives on strategies that will help you achieve your short- and long-term goals. Eastman Cooke http://www.eastmancooke.com/ Eastman Cooke is a full-service, turn-key general contracting and construction management firm. From corporate facilities and retail shops to schools, hospitals, laboratories and more, we approach each project by first listening to you, our client.The ECA team doesn’t just punch in and out of a job site each day. We eat, sleep and breathe the project, stopping at nothing until the right strategy is in place and the process is underway. When the project is done, we present you with the space you envisioned all along. We have grown organically since our inception in 2009, and it is the collaborative efforts of many of our earliest employees who have helped build the firm alongside its founders. Atlantis Worldwide http://www.atlantisworldwide.com/ For over 25 years Atlantis Worldwide has provided cost effective solutions for the diagnostic imaging needs of the healthcare community. We offer refurbished equipment from leading manufacturers at prices that allow you to stay competitive: GE, OEC, Philips, Siemens, Cannon, Ziehm, Hitachi and others. Our inventory includes the following pre-owned modalities: C-Arm, MRI, CT, PET/CT, Cardiac Cath/Angiography, Fluoroscopy, Mammography and Digital X-Ray systems. Atlantis has successfully completed numerous projects with hospitals, imaging centers, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, orthopedic practices, veterinary centers, sports medicine groups, cardiology centers, and vascular centers throughout the world. Atlantis Worldwide has many free resources, informative articles and refurbished equipment on our website. Visit us at www.atlantisworldwide.com and https://info.atlantisworldwide.com/blog Casetabs https://casetabs.com/ Casetabs is an intuitive central coordination hub, which delivers real-time case information and updates to facility staff, physician office staff, physicians, anesthesiologists and vendor reps. Acupath Laboratories, Inc https://www.acupath.com Founded in 1998 and based in Plainview, NY (Long Island), Acupath is a nationwide provider of sub-specialized anatomic pathology services focused on the following specialties; Urology, Gastroenterology, Hematology / Oncology, Dermatology, Breast, Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Podiatry, and Oral. Acupath offers an extensive test menu on both a global and TC/PC basis, has well over 500 active clients, processes well over 150,000 specimens annually, and is one of the leading providers of cutting edge FISH testing for the detection of bladder cancer (UroVysion™), prostate cancer (PTEN ERG), and esophageal cancer (Barrett’s esophagus FISH). ABMS Solutions https://www.abmssolutions.com ABMS Solutions is the premier online resource for board certification verification. As the only PSV provider with daily updates to the ABMS database, our suite of services provides the most up-to-date certification and MOC participation data of the over 900,000 active physicians in the ABMS database. From CertiFACTS Online® to our custom data services, we have the PSV solution right for you. Veralon https://www.veralon.com/ Veralon was formed in January 2015 by the merger of two respected national healthcare management consulting firms, DGA Partners and Health Strategies & Solutions. Veralon consultants are trusted advisors to healthcare leaders, partnering with those leaders to achieve success for their organizations and to transform the healthcare industry. We offer the expertise and thought leadership of the nation's leading healthcare strategy firm, combined with outstanding valuation skills and financial capabilities in fully implementing planning recommendations. Our management team averages more than 25 years healthcare consulting and operations experience, so we can attack problems requiring senior level intuition and expertise. Veralon has completed almost 5000 healthcare consulting engagements for more than 1100 clients in 47 states and Canada, including health systems, community hospitals, teaching hospitals, academic medical centers, physician groups, ACOs/PHOs/CINs, health plans, and more. Our commitment to our clients is a responsibility we take seriously. Seventy percent of our business comes from clients we have worked with previously, and our longevity in the field speaks to our ability to deliver results. Patron Sponsors Bankers Healthcare Group https://bankershealthcaregroup.com BHG Patient Lending decreases your facility’s patient A/R balances and A/R days by offering your patients low-interest loans to cover their out-of-pocket healthcare expenses. BHG Patient Lending offers a hassle-free online application process, 100% patient approval programs, and pays your facility 100% of the patient responsibility within 72 hours. Investors Bank https://www.myinvestorsbank.com Investors Bank created a Healthcare Lending Services division to help busy physicians and healthcare professionals get solutions to fit the needs of their practice. We have a team of dedicated specialists with extensive healthcare lending experience. Given the ever-changing healthcare environment with JVs, ACOs, RVUs, MSOs and ASCs, the way you practice medicine needs to stay ahead of the curve. Our team understands the effects of regulatory changes on your practice and we customize lending and depository products to meet your needs. We also provide commercial mortgages to help you build or expand your operation. View our Sponsor Levels and Benefits for information on becoming a Sponsor.