Hospital & Healthcare Services

Anesthesia Consulting

EHC’s Anesthesia Consulting Services deliver unbiased evaluations and recommendations to help healthcare organizations optimize anesthesia group integration, alignment, and processes to improve overall perioperative performance. Our anesthesia consulting services teams, led by board-certified anesthesiologists along with healthcare and OR nursing executives, work collaboratively with hospital administration, physicians and nursing leadership to improve anesthesia group alignment with hospital goals and strategy, surgeon satisfaction, clinical quality and patient throughput as it relates to anesthesia services.

Our Anesthesia Consulting Services begin with our detailed and customized Anesthesia Services Evaluation. EHC will provide an assessment to your hospital across all anesthetizing locations, to evaluate your anesthesia groups performance and identify opportunities to maximize anesthesia operational and financial efficiency. 

Our comprehensive Anesthesia Services Evaluation includes: 

  • Anesthesia financial analysis and pro forma development
  • Anesthesia Utilization Analysis
  • Evaluation of current anesthesia contracts and service standards
  • Staffing model review and identification of opportunities to create innovative staffing models to fit specific facility needs and budget
  • Assessment of current anesthesia compensation and compensation methodology
  • Review of processes which impact OR efficiency and throughput
  • Comparing current anesthesia practices to national best practices, EHC’s Metrics and standard anesthesia performance metrics
  • Evaluation of anesthesia clinical quality, safety and efficiency 
  • Surgeon, nurse manager and administration satisfaction surveys 
  • Onsite Evaluation
  • Final report with recommendations based on findings and analysis

After our reports and recommendations are presented, EHC can create a tailored plan of action for any recommendations. Common next steps include one or more of the following: 

Support for Anesthesia Contract Negotiations+
Anesthesia Revenue Cycle and Billing Assessment+
Support of Hospital Employed Anesthesia Programs +
Implementation of Anesthesia Care Teams+
Anesthesia RFP Support +
Medical Director Mentorship+