JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for the anesthesia and pain management specialty, along with affiliate company Plexus Technology Group, LLC (Plexus TG), a fully KLAS-rated and trusted anesthesia information management systems (AIMS) partner, are now offering combined solutions for their customers to take advantage of the various services and technologies. Pacific Anesthesia, Inc., operating in Honolulu, HI, is among the first to fully employ such a solution.
"ABC has always provided solutions to clients in innovative and customized ways. What we are offering to clients now is an all-in-one solution from the clinical through the financial," comments Tony Mira, Chief Executive Officer of ABC and Plexus TG. "Technology is rapidly changing the healthcare environment, specifically the specialty of anesthesia. Anesthesia providers need a company they can partner with who has depth of knowledge and the technological resources to address such change."
The overall solution being deployed by Pacific Anesthesia combines anesthesia billing through ABC, electronic medical records (EMRs) through Plexus TG, and Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) services through MiraMed. This platform operates over multiple facilities leveraging hospital information systems such as Epic and Cerner along with all the other facility types, such as ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and offices.
"Synergy is an often-overplayed word, but it is truly applicable in this situation," remarks Bryan Sullivan, Chief Quality Officer at ABC and Chief Operating Officer at Plexus TG. "We are offering a model that executes on a cost-sharing program, efficient use of charge capture, and a full anesthesia medical record that automates QCDR reporting. Anesthesia Touch™ is a full and robust AIMS that meets insurance carrier-level documentation requirements while providing an adaptable user experience. This system is integrated into our customized billing platform, F1RSTAnesthesia, which generates a bill in a more efficient and compliant fashion than possible before."
"Our adoption of ABC and Plexus TG is one that aligns with the strategic goals of our practice and allows us to provide the highest quality anesthesia care in Hawai'i," remarks Dr. Neil Manago, CEO of Pacific Anesthesia, Inc. "We are thrilled to work with ABC and Plexus TG and look forward to a long partnership that yields long-term results."
About Anesthesia Business Consultants Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), established in 1979, is the nation's largest billing and practice management company dedicated to the complex and intricate specialty of anesthesia and pain management. Let us help guide you through CMS's MACRA program by utilizing MACRA MadeEasy, our complete solution for MIPS compliance including our certified Qualified Clinical Data Registry that meets the Quality Payment Program requirements. Join the 3,000,000+ patients and 6,000+ anesthesia clinicians already reporting their performance through the MiraMed certified QCDR program. The heart of our perioperative suite of products is ABC's proprietary practice management software F1RSTAnesthesia. F1RSTClient, the premier client portal, allows clients' secure and seamless access to ABC's applications. F1RSTAnalytics, our powerful suite of dashboards and reports, provides "Insight at Your Fingertips" offering real-time data prowess and providing the data to aid in operating your anesthesia practice as an effective clinical organization and successful business. Our solutions provide accurate, prompt and complete billing and revenue cycle management. Our exclusive focus improves your cash flow and profitability. Visit ABC at: www.anesthesiallc.com.
About Plexus Technology Group, LLC Plexus Technology Group, a subsidiary of MiraMed Global Services, Inc., is a leading provider of anesthesia information management and medication management systems. Anesthesia Touch™ is a full-featured AIMS for both Windows and iOS platforms that supports concurrent charting and automatically records physiological data. It is easy to use, provides comprehensive anesthesia documentation and is certified as a full EHR for meaningful use. Pharmacy Touch™, a modular add-on to Anesthesia Touch, automates controlled substance reconciliation, eliminates duplicate documentation, reduces drug errors and delivers charge capture and decision support at the point of care. For more information, visit www.plexustg.com.