Optimize ASC Success: Your Ultimate EHR Solution at ASCA 2024

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Ready to propel your ambulatory surgery center to new heights? Join over 2,200 outpatient surgery experts at the upcoming ASCA Annual Conference & Expo from April 17th to 20th. Connect with industry leaders, gain valuable insights, and elevate your ambulatory surgery center’s operations like never before.

The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association’s yearly event offers networking, education, and access to top solutions. Enhance your outpatient surgical center by discovering electronic health records (EHRs) with 1st Provider’s Choice. Then, enjoy the sunny and welcoming atmosphere of Gaylord Palms in Florida.

Stay Ahead in a Growing Industry

With over 6,000 Medicare-certified ASC facilities and nearly 19,000 operating rooms across the country, this top-tier event is your key to the latest trends, rules, and best practices.

At the meeting, you’ll benefit from insights shared by over 60 speakers covering clinical, regulatory, business, and financial aspects tailored for the outpatient surgical community. These strategies can directly affect your daily operations. 

Attending the ASCA Conference 2024 grants you access to over 50 educational sessions, ensuring you stay informed about industry trends. Plus, you can earn continuing education credits.

Meet These Esteemed Speakers

Gain insights from top professionals in outpatient surgery.


Janet Carlson, MSN, BSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE

Executive Director of ASCs, Commonwealth Pain & Spine

Janet Carlson offers vast experience in outpatient surgical leadership, emphasizing patient safety and efficiency. Her strategic insights fuel the success of multi-specialty surgical facilities nationwide.



Chief Information Security Officer, Surgical Information Systems

Paul Alcock oversees SIS’ cybersecurity program, safeguarding healthcare data. With over 15 years of IT experience, he’s a leader in data protection.



Director of Facilities Management, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Ruben Garcia prioritizes safety and compliance in healthcare settings. Drawing from his experience in life safety, he is committed to creating secure clinical spaces.


Rena M. Courtay, MBA, BSN, RN, CNOR, CASC, CPPM

Vice President, Ambulatory Surgery, Trinity Health

Rena Courtay manages ambulatory surgery platforms, utilizing over 25 years of industry experience. Her leadership enhances surgical facility operations, resulting in improved patient outcomes.



Chief Executive Officer, Ambulatory Strategies

Sandra Jones provides complete management and compliance support for surgical centers. Her skill in meeting accreditation standards drives success in outpatient surgical operations.


Laurie T. Roderiques, BSN, RN, LNC, CAIP, CASC

Director, Clinical Services, Ambulatory Healthcare Strategies

Laurie Roderiques brings over 25 years of ASC leadership to her role, focusing on regulatory compliance. Her expertise shapes the future of large and small multi-specialty surgical facilities.


David M. Shapiro, MD, CHC, CHCQM, CHPRM, LHRM

Anesthesiologist and Board Member, Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Dr. David Shapiro is experienced in anesthesia. As a board member for several outpatient surgical centers, he’s dedicated to improving the quality of care.


Lawrence Tan, ESQ, NRP, CHEP, BCMP

National Safety Officer III, Medxcel

Lawrence Tan ensures safety and preparedness in outpatient facilities. With experience in emergency services and continuity planning, he is committed to keeping patients and staff safe.


Becky Ziegler-Otis, MHA, RHIA, CPHQ, CHC, CASC

Assistant Executive Director, Wausau Surgery Center

Becky Ziegler-Otis advocates for quality in ambulatory surgical facilities. She uses her extensive experience in healthcare leadership and drives excellence in outpatient surgery.

Elevate Your Networking Game

Meet with fellow professionals at the ASCA conference for face-to-face discussions. Use this opportunity to learn from others who are dealing with similar issues. 

Also, take advantage of Orlando’s family-friendly activities like theme parks, outdoor adventures, and cultural attractions. There’s something for everyone to enjoy in Orlando, so make the most of your time there!

Discover Advanced Educational Sessions

Explore specialized sessions crafted for ambulatory surgery professionals like you.

Addressing Your Aging Accounts

Learn strategies for dealing with overdue accounts in your ambulatory surgical facility. Find tools to improve overdue payments and explore technologies to help you reach your goals.

Managing Your ASC’s Managed Care Contracting

Get insights into working with payers, building business cases, and delivering proposals. Learn strategies for handling managed care contracting.

KPIs: Managing Your Top Revenue Cycle Metric

Master key performance indicators (KPIs) to improve operations and finances in your surgical center. Explore industry trends and ways to use KPIs for better results.

Staying Relevant, Preparing for the Future

Find strategies for sustaining growth in your surgical facility after ten years. Explore ways to handle changes and build long-term success.

$10,000 Giveaway Excitement

Don’t miss the Welcome Reception, where vendors will host a thrilling $10,000 giveaway. With cash prizes awarded every 15 minutes, this event adds an element of anticipation to the conference experience.  

As an attendee, you can win valuable rewards while networking and enjoying the festivities!

Uninterrupted Exhibit Viewing

With more than 8 hours dedicated to exploring the exhibit hall, you’ll have plenty of time to visit our booth. Our advanced EHR solution is tailored to ASCs’ specific needs.

You can try out our Ambulatory Surgery Center EMR for free to make your workflow smoother. Take this chance to see how our customizable templates, forms, and pre-set codes can improve your surgery center operations.

One of our satisfied customers, Dr. Philip C. Agrios, DACBSP from Tinton Falls, NJ, shares his experience, “I was even able to customize my kinesiological examination along with the appropriate treatment. I don’t dread taking notes anymore. But most of all, the customer support is there for me.” 

We have more client testimonials available for you to review. Don’t miss this chance to see how our product can benefit your ASC.

Why Choose Our Ambulatory Surgery Center EMR?

1st Providers Choice’s EMR offers ASC-specific templates, patient forms, and built-in codes. Our customized solution empowers you to provide comprehensive care from pre-operative to post-operative. 

Our ASC EHR software is built to integrate with your practice’s needs. It comes with the following exclusive features:


1. Operating Room Scheduling. Schedule surgeries by operating room, optimizing efficiency.

2. Flexible Procedure Options. Our software allows for multiple procedures in one place.

3. Customizable Surgery Cards. Ensure that these surgery preference cards tailor each procedure to individual patient needs. 

4. Digital Signature. Sign forms with a Tablet or iPad, reducing paperwork.

5. Comparison Tools. Capture every step of the patient’s journey with before and after surgery photos.

6. Automated Marketing Module. Track referral sources, procedures, and patient follow-ups to enhance patient satisfaction.


If you’re attending with colleagues, you can avail of group purchasing discounts for our EHR.

Stop by Our ASC Booth for Unparalleled Solutions

This year’s ASC meeting is a great chance to grow your professional network, share ideas, and learn from others. Join 1st Providers Choice at Gaylord Palms and work together on the industry’s biggest challenges and solutions.

Our advanced Ambulatory Surgery Center software isn’t just any solution—it’s a game-changer. It sets new standards for EMR/EHR software designed to meet the unique needs of outpatient surgical centers. 1st Providers Choice offers unmatched solutions to simplify daily operations and improve patient care.

Try our ASC software yourself! Schedule a free demo to see why ASCs trust 1st Providers Choice. Call 480-782-1116 now and start your journey with us!