Avanza announces the addition of our latest team member, Janet Snyder-Beck, BSN, MBA, RN, as Senior Consultant. Janet brings more than 20 years of senior executive management and consulting experience to Avanza. As a Senior Consultant, she will focus on assisting clients with strategic planning, joint venture development, and outpatient service line assessments and redesign.
Avanza is pleased to renew its sponsorship of the KUT and KUTX radio stations. KUT FM 90.5 FM, owned and operated by faculty and staff of the University of Texas at Austin, is the National Public Radio member station for central Texas. KUTX 98.9 FM, also under ownership of University of Texas at Austin, plays more than 30,000 different songs and hosts nearly 300 live music performances every year.
September was a month full of significant news and announcements about outpatient services and ambulatory surgery. Avanza identified 10 of the top reports on topics that include hospital outpatient investments, debate over outpatient joint replacements, hospital spending, ambulatory stone surgery and opioids.
Avanza Healthcare Strategies will be sponsoring and attending the Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting. Avanza is a Gold Sponsor of the conference, which will take place Oct. 26-28, 2017, in Chicago at the Swissotel. It will bring together surgeons, physician leaders, administrators and ASC business and clinical leaders to discuss how to improve ASCs and their bottom lines, how to manage challenging clinical, business and financial issues, and more. More than 1,500 people are expected to attend.