Anesthesia and Pain Consultants (APC) delivers ongoing consulting services to the institutions we serve. Through these services, we effectively bring best practice, efficient, coordinated care delivery to the surgical, obstetric, pain-management, ICU, and peri-operative areas. Our approach delivers best practice level of care while simultaneously leading departmental quality initiatives. The result is improvement in clinical outcome and patient satisfaction scores.
APC fully evaluates and establishes a baseline needs assessment and follows up yearly with a detailed report providing recommendations and analysis of key areas of concern for both the anesthesia care team and the facility including future capital outlay, areas of risk and opportunity, optimization of clinical quality and service metrics, financial needs, cost savings opportunities, strategies for conflict resolution, budget analysis, business service analysis complete with collections, billing, AR, revenue, cost projections, review of staffing plan, and recruitment strategies.
Our back office business professionals utilize state of the art practice management tools to fully support our front line team members. The result is maximum productivity and efficiency within each facility and/or anesthesia department that we service. This is accomplished with professionally trained and accredited staff that provide scheduling, billing, and practice management solutions. We utilize state of the art software tools and best practice techniques. APC emphasizes providing educational opportunities for our business office staff in order to maintain a high level of effectiveness. Our business office metrics reflect maximum efficiency and revenue generation while simultaneously providing a patient centered and a service oriented culture leading to high customer satisfaction scores for APC.
In addition to the above, APC delivers the complete clinical services needed to meet the requirements of the institutions we serve. These services include OR staffing, OB staffing, ICU and ER consulting services, trauma services, pediatric anesthesia services, subspecialty consulting services, specialty vascular access services, regional anesthesia services, acute pain service, medical director services, chief of anesthesia services, credentialing expertise, staff development and training, educational services for students, coordination and management of scheduling, quality metrics and monitoring, and facilitation of communication between surgeons, physicians, patients, and the facility.
In summary we do all we can to achieve APC’s mission of “Continuously striving to deliver best practice anesthesia and pain management solutions to our patients, facilities and providers.” We invite you to talk to us to learn more about how we can serve your facility.
Clinical services provided include the following:
- OR anesthesia team staffing and coordination
- OB anesthesia team staffing and coordination
- Full sub-specialty anesthesia services
- Staffing and coordination of acute pain services
- Staffing and availability for ICU, emergency room, stroke center, and unplanned crises incidents
- Overall department staffing model and call schedule options
- Post-Op Acute Pain management service
- Medical Director service
- Chief and anesthesia provider clinical qualifications and credentialing
- Anesthesia chief administrative responsibilities
- Daily input into the logistics of the OR flow
- Management and coordination with the scheduling of surgical cases
- Leadership in facility quality metrics development and ongoing quality monitoring