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Stanford Plavin, MD

Stanford Plavin, MD, ASCA Board member and anesthesiologist at Ambulatory Anesthesia Partners in Atlanta, Georgia, discusses some best practices for working with anesthesia providers in the ASC setting.

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Barbara Draves, CASC

Barbara Draves, CASC, president of the Ohio Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers and administrator of The Surgery Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio, shares the strategies she uses to handle conflict management and employee problems in her facility.

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Kelly Bemis, RN

Kelly Bemis, RN, chief clinical officer of Azura Vascular Care, LP, and National Cardiovascular Partners in Malvern, Pennsylvania, discusses which cardiac procedures are performed in ASCs today and what she foresees in the cardiac field for ASCs in the next five years.

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Michelle George, RN, CASC

Michelle George, RN, CASC, senior director of clinical services at Surgical Care Affiliates in Pasadena, California, shares what she believes are the essential steps to designing and implementing a successful clinical benchmarking program.

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Gary Richberg, RN, CASC

Gary Richberg, RN, CASC, director of ambulatory surgery centers at Kadlec Clinic in Richland, Washington, shares what he believes are the top three issues facing the ASC community this year.

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