Outpatient anesthesia is growing in popularity, with many providers desiring a more cost-effective and convenient solution. In the past, private practices were torn between managing all components of their anesthesia in-house, or (more likely) holding surgeries at a local hospital or surgical center.
Collaborative Anesthesia Partners now makes office-based anesthesia easy, which profoundly impacts the services you can offer to your patients. These office-based procedures are safe and effective, giving you better solutions to ensure the comfort of each person during their appointment.
Overcoming Challenges: Setting Up In-Office Anesthesia
Most medical providers understand the benefits of in-office anesthesia, but there’s a significant barrier of entry to offer these services outside of a hospital. The reality is that it is very difficult for most practices due to the cost and special skills needed to ensure each patient’s safety.
Instead of going through the headache of assembling an in-office anesthesia staff, a simple solution is to bring in a provider to work hand-in-hand with your current team members. Your doctors and nurses can focus on their specific skill sets while our team at Collaborative Anesthesia Partners takes care of the anesthesia requirements.
Here are a few ways you can benefit from these in-office anesthesia services for your clinic.
Schedules can be complicated when doctors are moving back-and-forth between the office and a hospital. Instead of juggling multiple workplaces, it’s better to keep things simple with all appointments and services at the same location.
An in-office anesthesia team brings the services to your office, so you don’t have to go anywhere to complete patient treatments that require anesthesia.
How do your patients feel when they need to go to a local hospital for treatment and services? The building’s size can be intimidating compared to the comfortable atmosphere you’ve created in your office. For outpatient procedures, patients prefer to stay in a familiar environment.
How much money would you pay for an anesthesia staff on the payroll? In most situations, these expenses are too much for a small practice to handle. A cheaper solution is to bring in an outsourced team, so you don’t have to pay the full-time salary of high-end medical services.
Number of Procedures
When you schedule a surgery day in the hospital, how many patients can you treat during that shift? Overall costs increase if you can only fit in 4 or 5 patients because of hospital limitations. In comparison, an in-office anesthesia team helps you move through treatments more quickly, allowing you to treat as many as 10 patients per day.
You’re at the mercy of the hospital staff when anesthesia is needed for necessary treatments. It can be stressful to shuffle the schedule if your timeslot is bumped for higher-priority, emergency surgical procedures.
On the other hand, bringing these outpatient treatments back to your office gives you full flexibility to manage the schedule to meet the needs of your staff members and patients.
Consistent Working Relationships
In the hospital, you are likely working with a variety of anesthesia providers on any given day. It can be helpful to have consistency in the relationships shared with co-workers. In-office anesthesia services are beneficial because you are often working with the same nurses and doctors each week.
Our anesthesia providers have excellent rapport with our partners and patients alike.
Getting Started with an In-Office Anesthesia Team
It’s easy to see why many medical providers choose in-office anesthesia services as an alternative to hospital procedures or hiring an anesthesia staff. If you are interested in the benefits listed above, then Collaborative Anesthesia Partners is here to help.
Getting started is easy – simply reach out to our team, and we will guide the process to help you integrate these services in your office. Through this process, we focus on two essential steps to ensure the success of your new in-office anesthesia program:
- Personalizing Your Services: Not only does our team provide anesthesia services, but we also have proven pain-management programs. Talk to us about offsetting the anesthesia services cost while also offering revenue-generating, opioid-free solutions for patient pain management.
- Systems to Support Your Business: Your success is our goal! We’ll work with your staff to design the right schedule that supports your current treatment processes. One of the benefits of working with our team at Collaborative Anesthesia Partners is the customized solutions that meet your team’s specific needs.
Rest assured knowing that our healthcare delivery processes are designed to meet the industry’s current needs and demands. We can support your office in a variety of ways, making it simple to keep up with ongoing needs and changing industry requirements.
Collaborative Anesthesia Partners is Here to Help
At Collaborative Anesthesia Partners, we provide cost-effective solutions for in-office anesthesia. Our approach is to support each facility’s specific needs while maintaining the highest levels of safety at all times.
When you are ready to learn more about the benefits of in-office anesthesia, then contact us to schedule a consultation. We’ll discuss the needs of your office to determine the best services that meet your unique requirements.