17+ anesthesia companies to know | 2017

Here are 17 companies focused on anesthesia practice management, billing, staffing and revenue cycle companies to know.

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Abeo (Irving, Texas). Abeo provides complaint and quality-driven solutions aimed at continuously helping improve the financial and operational performance to add value to anesthesia practices and departments. Their MedSuite software is the most widely used anesthesia billing platform in the nation. With 700+ U.S. based employees and region-specific operation offices in multiple states, abeo is a leading source on the complexities involved with the anesthesia revenue cycle and beyond.

AdvantEdge (Warren, N.J.). For over 31 years, AdvantEdge has provided anesthesia revenue cycle management solutions that substantially improve decision making, maximize financial performance, streamline operations and eliminate compliance risks. Proven solutions include anesthesia billing, coding, revenue optimization, quality reporting, analytics, compliance and practice management. Solution are tailored for each client’s specific needs and delivered with a ClientFirst focus and philosophy.

Anesthesia Business Consultants (Jackson, Mich.). Founded in 1979, Anesthesia Business Consultants is a large physician billing and practice management company focused on anesthesia and pain management. ABC serves thousands of anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists across the country with its anesthesia billing software solutions. ABC's team supports clients with billing and accounts receivable, practice management and its management services, F1RSTManagement.

Anesthesia Management Partners (Lake Bluff, Ill.). Founded in 1978, Anesthesia Management Partners has worked with independent anesthesia groups and providers across the country. The company provides billing services and business solutions to optimize cash flow and position anesthesia groups for long-term success. AMP's integrated suite of practice management solutions helps providers tackle challenges including leadership, technology and revenue cycle management.

AnesthesiaBillingBridge (Dickinson, Texas). AnesthesiaBillingBridge is a medical billing company that offers comprehensive anesthesia billing and revenue cycle management services to pain management centers, anesthesia groups and hospitals across Texas. The technology enabled revenue cycle solutions provided by the company automates and quickens the workflow of anesthesia practices. Anesthesia focused MIPS support is provided throughout the program’s lifecycle.

Freelance Anesthesia (Owasso, Okla.). A nationwide company focused on office-based mobile anesthesia services, Freelance Anesthesia partners with physician and dental offices to enhance productivity, revenue and satisfaction. The company works with anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists in several states to provide anesthesia services and has completed more than 30,000 office-based procedures over the past 19-plus years. Freelance Anesthesia has 65 facilities in Oklahoma, Colorado, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, and is working on expansion efforts into new communities.

Mednax (Sunrise, Fla.). Mednax began as a single neonatology group around 40 years ago and has grown into a comprehensive healthcare solutions provider. Mednax now provides outsourced physician services, revenue cycle management, patient engagement and performance improvement consulting to more than 300 practices and 3,700 physicians across the country. The company also provides anesthesia solutions to more than 3,000 hospitals nationwide, including Sunrise-based American Anesthesiology and Chicago-based Surgical Directions.

National Anesthesia Services (Beverly Hills, Mich.). Founded in 1989, National Anesthesia Services provides anesthesia staffing across the U.S. The company was the largest nurse anesthetist provider under contract to the Department of Defense in the 1990s and today focuses on providing services to healthcare organizations nationwide. National Anesthesia is certified by the Women's Business Enterprise and earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval.

Nationwide Anesthesia (Sandersville, Ga.). Nationwide Anesthesia Services provides anesthesiology job placement across the U.S. With more than 26 years of experience in the field, Nationwide Anesthesia provides certified registered nurse anesthetists and anesthesiologists with malpractice coverage through its agency, and also credentials staff as they embark on new assignments. The company can also offer payroll services for many assignments.

North American Partners in Anesthesia (Melville, N.Y.). Since 1986, North American Partners in Anesthesia has provided anesthesia and perioperative management services across the U.S. The company partners with hospitals, ASCs and physician offices to provide perioperative leadership, enhance operating room performance, improve revenue, and increase patient and surgeon satisfaction. NAPA is a founding member of the Anesthesia Business Group and provides services for chronic and acute pain sufferers through North American Partners in Pain Management.

NorthStar Anesthesia (Irving, Texas). Anesthesia care clinicians founded NorthStar Anesthesia to offer comprehensive anesthesia care solutions that drive operational efficiency, cost savings and better clinical outcomes. The company serves more than 180 facilities in 20-plus states, delivering clinical expertise and management solutions that upgrade the operating room department. NorthStar's anesthesia management services cover hospitals and ASCs.

PhyMed Healthcare Group (Nashville, Tenn.). Formed in 2012 by Tennessee-based Anesthesia Medical Group, PhyMed Healthcare Group serves hospitals, health systems, ASCs and office-based anesthesia providers nationwide. The physician-led group includes more than 350 certified clinicians and is currently expanding its services with support from Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, a private equity firm. The company provides anesthesia, pain management and critical care services covering anesthesia billing, collections, managed care contracting and staffing. On Nov. 15, Traverse Anesthesia Associates joined PhyMed Healthcare Group.

Premier Anesthesia (Alpharetta, Ga.). Founded in 2001, Premier Anesthesia is part of the Jackson Healthcare Family of Companies, which provides healthcare facilities with physicians, nurses and allied health professionals. Premier Anesthesia offers turnkey anesthesia management, service line management including the anesthesia medical director, and anesthesia consulting services. The team can also offer immediate assistance to hospitals in an anesthesia-related crisis situation.

Sheridan Healthcare (Plantation, Fla.). Sheridan Healthcare provides solutions for anesthesiology and other specialties to physicians, hospitals and outpatient centers. Led and managed by physicians, the company provides a comprehensive hospital-based clinical and management solution for anesthesia outsourcing with a focus on quality and leadership. In 2016, Sheridan and EmCare were folded into the physician services division of Envision Healthcare, along with ASC company AmSurg.

Somnia Anesthesia (New Rochelle, N.Y.). Somnia Anesthesia partners with hospitals, surgery centers and office-based practices for perioperative anesthesia practice management. The company's solutions are designed to improve outcomes, OR performance and clinical excellence as well as surgeon satisfaction. Founded in 1996 by a team of anesthesiologists, Somnia now includes more than 500 anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists who provide services nationwide.

Steel City Anesthesia (Canfield, Ohio). Steel City Anesthesia provides outsourced anesthesia management services to hospitals, ASCs and physicians in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and other states in the U.S. The company aims to improve patient safety, reduce staffing requirements and enhance revenue for partnering organizations. SCA provides full-time support, credentialing support and surgical staff education.

TeamHealth (Knoxville, Tenn.). With more than 19,000 physicians, TeamHealth offers staffing, administrative support and management to hospital-based practices, post-acute care centers and ASCs. The company offers an anesthesia program aimed at increasing surgeon and patient satisfaction while optimizing the OR. TeamHealth reports higher ratings than in-house, local and national anesthesiology programs in throughput, satisfaction, staffing quality, interactions with staff and cost reductions, according to Stax.

U.S. Anesthesia Partners (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.). U.S. Anesthesia Partners provides anesthesia and chronic pain management, serving 26 million people nationwide. The company's anesthesiologists, certified registered nurse anesthetists and administrative care team exceeds 3,500 individuals across the country providing clinical and business leadership with a focus on anesthesia care. USAP provides a full range of perioperative services, including preoperative assessments and pain management.

Xenon Health (Los Angeles). Xenon Health offers anesthesia management for ASCs, office-based surgical practices and hospital anesthesia departments. The company's services include recruiting, staffing, billing and collections, logistics, compliance, and ongoing support for patient safety and efficiency. Xenon has regional offices in New York, Los Angeles and Houston to facilitate care at healthcare organizations nationwide.


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