Topics Include Hospital/Physician ASC Joint Ventures, Startups, Management Best Practices, and the Impact of Healthcare Reform on Surgery Centers   WESTCHESTER, Ill., Oct. 22, 2013 — Regent Surgical Health, an industry-leading surgery center management and development company specializing in hospital / physician ASC joint ventures, announced today several of its executives will lead sessions at Becker’s 20th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference in Chicago, Ill., on October 24-26.   Nap Gary, chief operating officer for Regent Surgical Health, will be featured on a keynote panel titled, “ASCs 2013 and 2014 – Where Does the Industry Stand, Where are the Great Opportunities” on Friday, October 25th at 8:05am. Gary, who is also president of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) board of directors, will hold a separate session at 11:25am on Friday with ASCA CEO William M. Prentice on ASCA’s priorities for 2014.   Also at 11:25am on Friday, Tom Mallon, Regent’s chief executive officer, will participate on a panel titled “The Impact of Healthcare Reform on ASCs and Practices” with leaders from other ASC management companies.   On Friday afternoon at 1:50pm, Regent’s Director of Business Development Christine Henry Musa and Bo Hjorth, vice president of business development, will hold the “Strategies to Recruit New Physician Partners” session outlining the latest trends in talent acquisition.   Concurrently, CEO Tom Mallon will co-present a session on “Reorganizing ASCs for Success,” describing how management tactics can drive efficiency.   Later in the day, Mallon and Regent Chief Development Officer Jeffrey Simmons will hold a session covering the latest in hospital/physician ASC joint ventures titled “ASC Joint Ventures with Hospitals: An Example of a Multi-Facility Partnership.”   On Saturday, October 26, Joyce Deno Thomas, Regent’s senior vice president of operations, will share her secrets in “Avoiding Critical Mistakes in New Facility Startups” at 9:05am.   Regent Revenue Cycle Director Mike Orseno will hold a joint session with HSTpathways President and CEO Tom Hui on automating key functions in ASC billing and collections. That session, titled “Utilizing Technology to Improve Revenue Cycle Metrics,” will be on Saturday at 9:50am. About Regent Surgical Health Regent Surgical Health is among the nation’s leading surgery center management and development companies, and the most experienced company offering physician / hospital ASC joint venture partnerships. Regent has an unmatched record for delivering sustainable profitability while enabling physician partners to maintain clinical autonomy and financial control. The company invests capital side-by-side with hospital and physician partners, and firmly believes the by-product of excellent care and efficiency is financial success. To learn more about Regent Surgical Health and other physician / hospital alliance opportunities, visit:www.regentsurgicalhealth.com.   For more information contact: Mike Slusark, 312-207-2369mjs@ccopartners.com