2019 Sponsors

 

Platinum Sponsors

Garfunkel Wild, P.C.

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

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.


pinnacle III

pinnacle III

http://www.pinnacleiii.com/

Since 1999, PINNACLE III has delivered a comprehensive range of services and solutions to over 40 clients – achieving impressive results for a diverse range of single-specialty practices, physician-owned ASCs and multi-specialty joint ventures with hospital partners. We make certain you avert common pitfalls of managing the financial and operational needs of your facility. We excel at rallying everyone in your facility around a shared idea of success so you can avoid the stress and frustrations common to under-performing ASCs.


Valley National Bank

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

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

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

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

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

Pinnacle Healthcare Network

Pinnacle Healthcare Network

www.askphc.com

Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting (PHC) and its five affiliated companies work with hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, physician groups, law firms, and other healthcare organizations. Our team consists of experts in the areas of physician compensation and business valuation; strategy and operations consulting; transaction support services; compliance, audit and risk mitigation; and medical coding and denial follow-up.


Coker Group

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.


Citrin Cooperman

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.


The Bloom Organization

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.


MBH ARCHITECTURE, LLC

MBH ARCHITECTURE, LLC

http://mbharchitecture.com

MBH ARCHITECTURE, LLC, founded in 1973, has specialized in a variety of diversified healthcare projects. We hold licenses in NY, NJ, CT, RI, VT, IN, PA, MA, ME, and NH. In each of our projects, we have endeavored to provide environments that raise the spirit and quality of life for each of its users. Our 30 years of Healthcare experience includes: ASC’s, GI Endoscopy Centers, Hospitals, Hybrid OR’s, Medical Offices and advanced Clinical design. The principals are experienced regulatory professionals who are also educators on the ASC Codes and Requirements. This “hands-on” approach offers a continuity and successful transition for each phase of documentation and construction while providing the client with the “First Team” throughout the project’s duration. We have a team of Commercial Real Estate Consultants that can develop unique financial structuring for the development of ASC‘s form site acquisition through stabilization. We will present prototypes and efficient models that could meet all diverse ASC specialties and offer a turn key approach that fits your needs and an expedited delivery system.”


Doctor.com

Doctor.com

www.doctor.com

Doctor.com is the only complete platform built to help healthcare organizations deliver a better customer experience at every step of the patient journey. The company’s industry-leading technology seamlessly integrates provider data warehousing, web-wide listings management, reputation insights, universal online scheduling, and patient communications. All of these services are enhanced by Doctor.com’s 50+ integrations with the most prominent healthcare directories, search engines, social media platforms, and EHR/PM systems. As a result, thousands of healthcare organizations, including more than 200 of the country’s leading hospitals and health systems and over 20,000 private practices, have been empowered by the platform to enhance their digital presence and credibility, increase patient trust, and grow their business.

 

Bronze Sponsors

Surgical Information Systems

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

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.


Eastman Cooke

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

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

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.


Germ-Nix

Germ-Nix

Germ-Nix is a company that provides a professional safe disinfecting service that eliminates dangerous bacteria that cannot be seen by the naked eye. Mold spores, influenza, MRSA and many other common contagious bacteria that are prevalent in our homes, schools, work environment, vehicles and virtually anywhere germs invade.

Contagious germs can be found in virtually any area where people may congregate. Our disinfecting process is safe for large areas such as gyms, classrooms and daycares as well as smaller areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, and basements where mildew is very common. Our disinfectants are non-corrosive and can be used on fabric, wood floors, countertops, sofas, wallpaper, metal, carpets, paper products and much more. Our product is also very cost effective, non-carcinogenic and safe for people, pets, food surfaces and the environment.

Our team of experienced Healthcare Managers are trained and certified to clean hospitals and operating rooms where cleanliness, requiring a germ free environment, is of utmost importance. The Germ-Nix team also includes a certified Infection Preventionist who oversees the disinfecting process.

The process is simple and safe. Following your general cleaning, our technician(s) will apply a fine mist of our disinfectant, treating objects from ceiling to floor utilizing an electrostatic sprayer application. The electrostatic activity allows the disinfectant to cover all surface areas unreachable or easily missed if wiped by hand.


Acupath Laboratories, Inc

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).


HST Pathways

HST Pathways

http://www.hstpathways.com

HSTpathways will raise the level of excellence for providing Information Technology and IT Services to Outpatient Healthcare Providers. In every industry, a clear market leader emerges and delivers exceptional value and service to their customers. HSTpathways demonstrates its leadership with superior solutions for both the enterprise multi-facility customer as well as the freestanding surgical centers. Together, with customers as partners, HSTpathways will continually improve upon its Information Technology to reflect best practices. HSTpathways will become an important Strategic Business Asset and indispensable to senior and executive management.


Grassi

Grassi

http://www.grassihealthcareadvisors.com

Grassi Healthcare Advisors, LLC (GHA) supports organizations in achieving and maintaining high- level revenue integrity performance. We work closely with clients and provide in-depth analysis, education, and assist providers and counsel with understanding how to identify and mitigate risk.

For owners of healthcare related business planning to sell them in the near future, we provide assistance with pre-offering preparations to ensure your offering is clear and straightforward. We often can connect you to potentially interested investors.

We offer practical solutions to achieve revenue integrity and documentation content compliance. We help medical providers and healthcare organizations navigate and mitigate payer audits and overpayment recovery demands. Many clients turn to us for support with due diligence during merger and acquisition transactions.


ABMS Solutions

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

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

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.


Skyline Engineering

Skyline Engineering

http://www.skylinenyc.net

Skyline is a unique, full service Professional Engineering firm comprised of four divisions serving New York City and beyond. We have a robust portfolio of experience in design, inspections, commissioning, and materials testing across the commercial office, high rise residential, new building, retail, hospitality, institutional, and critical systems sectors.

Our design division has over 30 years of experience in mechanical, electrical, structural, plumbing, and fire protection design services. Our special inspection agency and commissioning authority are on the leading edge of innovation and technology. We are fully accredited across all disciplines utilizing all in house personnel. This coupled with our state of the art materials testing laboratory completes a unique, full service firm providing combined services for your project from inception to completion and post occupancy.


Colliers Project Leaders

Colliers Project Leaders

https://www.colliersprojectleaders.com/

Colliers Project Leaders | USA is a division of Colliers International with offices located throughout the US. Focused on project management, development management, planning and advisory, and commissioning and energy services, Colliers Project Leaders | USA brings expert problem-solving solutions to large and complex healthcare projects. Whether you are undertaking a major hospital expansion, modernization, or building a new community health center or surgical center, our project leaders provide the experience and expertise you need to deliver superior services and improve patient care in your community. With more than 30 years of experience, Colliers’ multi-disciplinary team of professionals are true client advocates devoted to accelerating project success. For the latest news from Colliers Project Leaders | USA, visit cplusa.com or follow us on LinkedIn


Investors Bank

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.

 

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