Laser Spine Institute Presents at Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference

Dotty J. Bollinger and Jimmy St. Louis Speak at Becker ASC Conference.

Tampa, FL, June 29, 2011 --( Bill Horne, CEO of Laser Spine Institute (, the leader in endoscopic spine surgery, has announced that Jimmy St. Louis, MBA, PMP and chief operations officer, and Dotty J. Bollinger, RN, JD, LHRM, CASC and chief medical operations officer spoke at the 9th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. The conference took place from June 9 through June 11 in Chicago. St. Louis discussed techniques to properly mine data and develop measurable criteria to assess specific data for patient satisfaction, quality of care statistics, customer service, marketing and operations. Bollinger addressed techniques for preventing against infection as well as the current trends in infection control.

“Laser Spine Institute is pleased that Dotty and Jimmy were selected as featured speakers for the Becker ASC Conference,” said Horne. “Dotty’s verified experience and specific understanding of current infection control were no doubt valuable contributions to the seminar and provided attendees with important tips and advice for prevention. Jimmy also was able to share some of Laser Spine Institute’s techniques on how to properly mine data. Data mining and dashboard reporting have been critical components to our daily operations.”

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- Bollinger offered attendees tips on six important infection control practices, including: hand hygiene, safe injection practices, correct use of finger stick testing, cleaning equipment, reprocessing FDA-approved items and operating equipment according to the manufacturer's instructions.

- The ASC Conference featured Mike Ditka, legendary NFL Football player and coach and Joe Flower, premier healthcare consultant, as the keynote speakers.

- For more information on the 9th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management –Driven ASC Conference, visit

About Laser Spine Institute:
Laser Spine Institute offers a safe and effective alternative to open back and neck surgery, by using the latest techniques in minimally invasive procedures, alleviating the painful symptoms of sufferers from around the world. The leader in endoscopic spine surgery, Laser Spine Institute treats a variety of spinal conditions, including spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerves, bone spurs, bulging/herniated discs and sciatica. Laser Spine Institute’s renowned medical team provides treatment at three accredited surgical centers in Tampa, Fla.; Scottsdale, Ariz. and Philadelphia and medical consultations at facilities in Albuquerque, N.M.; Cincinnati, San Diego, The Villages, Fla. and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Laser Spine Institute recently opened a new surgery center in Oklahoma City. For more information, visit

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