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. 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. Physicians Endoscopy Physicians Endoscopy 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. 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 SIB http://www.aboutsib.com SIB is a firm specializing in fixed, monthly cost reduction. By employing experts with extensive experience in each of the fields we specialize in, we are uniquely equipped to find savings in virtually any fixed cost category without changing your current vendors. SIB has worked with Fortune 20 companies, restaurant groups, hospital groups, regional banks, grocery chains, retail chains, state, local, and federal government entities and everything in between! Since we opened our doors, we’ve found savings for over 98% of our clients. SIB makes the process of cost reduction effortless for your company, allowing you to rest easy knowing that industry experts from each of your monthly cost categories are working hard to reduce your costs. 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 Pinnacle Healthcare Network www.askphc.com The mission of Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting (PHC) is to deliver high value healthcare advisory and consulting services designed to manage risk, improve performance and achieve strategic objectives. Our firm’s vision is to create a dynamic organization that thrives on solving problems and devising lasting solutions for our clients while providing a professionally fulfilling and rewarding work environment for our people. Pinnacle is a trusted advisor to a wide range of for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare organizations nationally. We leverage the resources of our five consulting divisions to provide superior services such as Healthcare Compensation Valuation, Healthcare Business Valuation, Strategy & Operations, Medical Coding & Audit, and Medical Practice Advisory. The consulting divisions and affiliated companies apply years of experience and a multitude of industry resources to improve business performance Coker Group http://cokergroup.com For nearly 30 years, Coker Group has been a trusted advisor to leading healthcare organizations throughout the world on a wide range of financial, transactional and operational solutions. Our mission is to provide hospitals, physician groups and other healthcare organizations with innovative, principled solutions to help them achieve their optimum level of productivity. The Coker Group vision is to be the trusted partner to healthcare organizations during this rapidly changing, uncertain time in healthcare. Wexler Healthcare Properties healthcare-properties.com The Wexler Healthcare Properties Team is a highly specialized division of The Corcoran Group. The division’s unparalleled creativity and in-depth market knowledge offer healthcare providers and real estate owners the highest level of resources and talent. You will be the direct beneficiary of nearly three decades of experience, knowledge and long-term relationships in the New York City Healthcare and Real Estate Markets. 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. The Bloom Organization www.bloomllc.com The Bloom Organization concentrates on advising Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs), ASC companies and hospital systems along with physician groups looking to develop their own ASC. In the past several years, Mr. Bloom has garnered a national reputation and has guided numerous ASCs and physicians into partnerships with surgery center companies, hospital systems, ancillary providers and private equity funds. Mr. Bloom is currently involved with projects throughout the United States. The Bloom Organization has also assisted private equity, venture capital and corporate partners providing expertise on a myriad of ASC projects. Mr. Bloom is a managing partner for South Shore Ambulatory Surgery Center in Lynbrook, NY and also for Center for Ambulatory and Minimally Invasive Surgery, LLC in Eatontown, NJ, which opened in September 2011. Mr. Bloom speaks regularly at ASC and healthcare related conferences and is a national figure in the ASC industry. Mindray https://www.mindraynorthamerica.com Mindray North America is headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey, and has large field sales and support teams covering the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Clinical education specialists provide your staff with comprehensive, on-site product training and in-service. Our dedicated field service team and in-house technical support organization represent one of the largest direct service teams in the industry. Mindray is fully committed to enhancing patient care while protecting your investment. Mindray is a focused, innovative, and accessible provider of technologies and solutions for patient monitoring, anesthesia, and ultrasound. It is our mission to set the standard for all others to be measured. 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.” MTBC http://www.mtbc.com MTBC® is a healthcare information technology solution provider that offers healthcare entities a comprehensive product portfolio of fully integrated EHR, revenue cycle performance, compliance, and practice management solutions. Our entire product portfolio, along with native mobile applications, functions as a cohesive, single database platform to help healthcare providers improve their financial performance and ultimately transform their health system or medical practice into a successful business enterprise. We serve an expanding array of diverse healthcare entities and our clients are spread across the healthcare continuum from ASCs, single physician practices, and multi-specialty groups to hospitals and health systems. CAREDirect www.caredirectllc.com CAREDirect manufacturers medication security cabinets that improve efficiency and safety in healthcare facilities by electronically securing medications near patient care areas. Our main product, Medserve, has an intuitive touch screen interface that manages access to individually-locked medication bins and tracks all user activity. It offers a compelling middle ground between key-locked cabinets and expensive / complex automatic dispensing cabinets. CAREDirect also produces an array of complimentary products that adapt to the needs and workflows of large to small facilities. 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. 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. Medely https://medely.com Medely is the first marketplace allowing Healthcare Facilities like ambulatory surgery centers & Hospitals to directly book Medical Professionals for short term and per-diem jobs instead of working through an agency. Book Preop/PACU, Circulating RN's as well as Surgical and Radiology Techs in seconds. Medely saves you up to 40% by eliminating the agency and passing the savings directly to you. We are trusted by over 4,000 healthcare facilities and professionals every day! Bronze Sponsors HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. https://www.healthcareappraisers.com HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. is a leading expert in the field of healthcare valuation and consulting services. We are recognized for our depth of knowledge and thought leadership in providing our clients with the full spectrum of fair market value (FMV) solutions and consulting services. Since the company’s inception in 2000, HealthCare Appraisers has cultivated a team of talented and dedicated individuals, who are deeply committed to providing our clients with the attentive and detailed level of service that is required to successfully navigate the complex regulatory environments of the healthcare and life sciences industries. Unlike many valuation firms that offer services across multiple industries, HealthCare Appraisers remains a truly independent and objective provider exclusively of healthcare valuation services. We provide the valuation expertise needed for healthcare entities to make complex business decisions in support of business operations and regulatory compliance. 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. 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). 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. Intellego http://www.myintellego.com/ Intellego Health is a healthcare consulting company headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida with a national client base. Intellego Health has extensive experience in healthcare valuation and business consulting and consults on acquisitions, compensation arrangements, and assists in the development of an evolving array of arrangements between providers and health systems. The company was founded on the idea that with heavy investment in information technology infrastructure, clients will see higher quality results at a lower cost in an abbreviated timeframe without compromising on face-to-face time between client and consultant. MedHQ http://medhq.net Employees represent a physician businesses’ single largest cost, as well as one its largest risks. MedHQ’s consultants each has prior experience in the healthcare industry and are uniquely qualified to manage staffing, performance, and workflow improvements that lower costs and improve care. We use our knowledge of healthcare regulations, accreditation, compliance, and certification requirements to recruit the right talent and compensate them appropriately based on skills, market size, and specialties. HealthCare Compliance Network https://healthcarecompliancenetwork.com 75 Years and Counting… That is the collective market experience of the leadership team at HealthCare Compliance Network. It is not bragging when we say, “been there, done that.” We know our depth of knowledge of the regulatory and compliance field is an asset that sets us apart from the competition. But we believe that our commitment to daily in-field learning and passion for remaining abreast of the constantly evolving regulatory environment is just as important. Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company https://www.mlmic.com MLMIC is not only the largest writer of medical professional liability insurance in the State of New York, but also one of the largest companies of its kind in the nation. Across New York State, MLMIC insures over 13,000 physicians, 3,000 dentists, and dozens of hospitals. 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. IOS Corp http://ioscorp.com Inventory Optimization Solutions (IOS) builds and markets web based supply chain solutions. For over 14 years we’ve been 100% focused on healthcare supply chain. Our applications help maximize the efficiencies possible in the supply chain, from manufacturer, distributor, to healthcare provider, by utilizing the internet as a communications and procurement medium and providing access to collaborative inventory management tools. Many healthcare organizations are struggling to balance the challenges of inventory availability and high order fill rates with the financial demands of high inventory turns and minimal inventory shrink and obsolescence. IOS’s value proposition is to aid in the reduction of total supply chain inventories and help eliminate procurement process costs, and increase service levels throughout the supply chain. SimplifyASC https://www.simplifyasc.com/ SimplifyASC EHR utilizes your existing tried-and-true workflows instead of replacing them. It allows a high level of customization thanks to our proprietary Forms Under Glass technology. Our Digital Patient Chart approach allows data entry through custom designed digital versions of your facility’s forms that visually duplicate the look and feel of the chart you and your team already know, preserving and embedding your workflows into the system. Medical Products Resource http://www.m-p-r.com MPR offers numerous leg/knee/hip/shoulder positioners, related accessories, positioning foam, revision/cement removal instruments (osteotomes, trephines, more), shoulder sets, single-use items (barrier boots, face shields, sterile positioner kits, more) & many other ortho/arthroscopy products—even repairs. We’ve been assisting orthopaedic professionals for over 25 years - discover our cost-saving & quality yourself. beatty https://www.beattymarketingandsales.com Located in the Pacific Northwest, Beatty's product line has expanded based on the needs of our customers to fulfill a niche market in orthopedics. In 1987, Jeff and Hazel Beatty founded Beatty Marketing & Sales to serve their customers in any, and every possible way. The "if you need it we will find it" motto quickly turned into "if you need it we will make it", and our products evolved from there. We started with positioning foam products, evolved into manufacturing sterile kits, and eventually to suture retrievers. ABMS Solutions https://www.abmssolutions.com Since its inception in 1933, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) continues to be the leading not-for-profit organization overseeing physician certification in the United States. Its focus is on improving the quality of health care to patients, families, and communities by supporting the continuous professional development of physician specialists. ABMS establishes the professional standards its 24 Member Boards use to develop and implement evaluation and assessment programs for the certification of physician specialists. More than 880,000 physicians are certified in one or more of the 150 specialties and subspecialties offered by the ABMS Member Boards. FujiFilm http://www.fujifilmusa.com Fujifilm has redefined its corporate mission, vision and values, and at the core is our commitment to create superior healthcare experiences for our customers and their patients. They work together to deliver the solutions that help you improve outcomes and change lives. Learning Harbor http://www.learningharbor.com Learning Harbor, offering the best of E-learning, provides web-based regulatory compliance training that healthcare employees can complete anytime and anywhere. Instead of sitting in a classroom at a pre-scheduled time, employees can login at home or at work, any time of the day or night. E-learning allows employees to choose a time that is convenient for them. This flexibility also provides the opportunity for our users to work at their own pace, another advantage of E-learning. Physicians Reciprocal Insurers https://www.pri.com PRI offers professional liability insurance solutions for Physicians in virtually every discipline, as well as Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Chiropractors and Dentists. Medical Entity and Excess coverage are also available. Our coverage solutions are complimented by a variety of discount options including part-time, no-consent, risk management and more. PRI’s knowledge, understanding and unique perspective of the ever-changing and complex healthcare market is what makes us different. If it’s a hospital, medical facility, large doctor group, medical school, or alternative risk transfer, PRI provides innovative insurance solutions to address the needs of nearly every healthcare entity. Unitex http://www.unitex.com For more than 90 years, our family-run business has been leading the way in the medical uniform and linen rental industry. Today, we’re the largest family-owned healthcare service provider in the country. Because our family is involved in every inch of the business, our unflagging attention to detail results in a clear advantage for you and your business. Now in our 4th generation, we continue to provide our clients the kind of quality, cleanliness and service that has become the unrivaled standard. We don’t make idle promises; we don’t cut corners; we always strive to exceed expectations. MedPro Group https://www.medpro.com MedPro RRG Risk Retention Group (MedPro RRG) has experienced substantial growth in New York State(145 million in written premium), as more and more physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers trust MedPro RRG for the protection of their reputations and assets. Owing to its unique structure and financial strength, MedPro RRG is able to provide individual, risk-specific pricing and innovative malpractice coverage and risk solutions across a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape. 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. Connetics USA http://www.conneticsusa.com We specialize in the placement of registered nurses and allied workers, both domestic and international candidates, throughout the USA. Connetics USA is the recruitment source for job seekers to connect with an exciting healthcare career. We work with healthcare employers from across the U.S. to match qualified domestic and international job candidates with the best nursing jobs and healthcare jobs in the country. Our healthcare job database is constantly updated with opportunities for medical, nursing and allied healthcare professionals. M*Modal www.mmodal.com M*Modal's cloud-based clinical documentation solutions connect workflows for efficient and accurate medical speech recognition, medical transcription, CDI, and coding. They facilitate physician-patient relationships by making it easy for doctors to capture the patient story, and by delivering information when it is needed most – at the point of care. M*Modal’s utilizes artificial intelligence enabled document solutions while also using speech-driven solutions support a wide variety of documentation workflows. This helps physicians efficiently capture the complete and accurate patient narrative, improve care quality, compliance, and revenue integrity. View our Sponsor Levels and Benefits for information on becoming a Sponsor.