Texas Hospital Association Endorses Premier Anesthesia as Exclusive Anesthesia Management Company

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Premier Anesthesia is now the exclusive provider of anesthesia management and consulting for THA members.

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Premier Anesthesia brings a breadth and depth of anesthesia experience to Texas hospitals and offers a single-source solution for their anesthesia service needs.

The Texas Hospital Association (THA) and its marketing subsidiary, HealthSHARE, announce the addition of Premier Anesthesia, a national anesthesia services management and consulting company as an “Endorsed Company.” Texas Hospital Association’s network constitutes 85 percent of all hospitals and health care systems in the state. The five year agreement went into effect on January 1, 2012.

The Texas Hospital Association (THA), a highly-respected healthcare organization, selected Premier Anesthesia (a subsidiary of Jackson Healthcare Family of Companies) as its exclusive vendor for anesthesia management and consulting.

“Premier Anesthesia brings a breadth and depth of anesthesia experience to Texas hospitals and offers a single-source solution for their anesthesia service needs,” said Jim Dixon, president/chief executive officer of HealthSHARE. “Premier offers our hospitals a cooperator relationship in its approach to achieving evidence-based, technology driven management to achieve operational efficiencies while maintaining and/or enhancing patient care and safety.”

“This new relationship between Premier Anesthesia and the THA allows the THA to provide a more strategic solution to assist its member hospitals/health systems with revenue enhancement with no effect on patient care and safety which could result in significant dollars that can directly impact a hospital or health systems’ bottom line,” said Kerry Teel, president of Premier Anesthesia.

Premier has a broad range of anesthesia services customizable to each member from full anesthesia management to consultations and assessments. As an endorsed company, THA members can expect to realize a cost savings with their anesthesia-related costs, witness an improvement in anesthesia leadership, elevated levels of service, quality reporting and regulatory compliance and attain survey-readiness.

About the Texas Hospital Association
Founded in 1930, the Texas Hospital Association is the leadership organization and principal advocate for the state’s hospitals and health care systems. Based in Austin, THA enhances its members’ abilities to improve accessibility, quality and cost-effectiveness of health care for all Texans. One of the largest hospital associations in the country, THA represents more than 85 percent of the state’s acute-care hospitals and health care systems, which employs some 365,000 health care professionals statewide. Learn more about THA at http://www.tha.org or follow THA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/texashospitals.

About Premier Anesthesia
Premier Anesthesia is an anesthesia services management and consulting company who has identified innovative ways to unlock operating room potential. A multi-disciplined team evaluates the anesthesia department from every possible angle including the hospital administrative team, anesthesiologists and CRNAs, surgeons, OR staff, patients and government and regulatory agencies. Only after careful evaluation are proprietary diagnostic tools employed which support an evidence-based approach to management and consulting to build the best anesthesia teams in the industry. Learn more about Premier Anesthesia at http://www.premieranesthesia.com.

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