PhyMed Named to Becker’s Top Places to Work

May 15, 2018

Brentwood company receives accolade from Becker’s Healthcare

PhyMed has been named to the Becker’s Healthcare “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare 2018″ list. The annual accolade highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.

According to Becker’s, the organizations selected for this honor offer benefits and opportunities for employees to build successful careers above and beyond the average healthcare provider or company and they encourage professional development and promote leadership from within. Many employers on the 150 Top Places list offer unique wellness and personal benefits to ensure employees strike a positive work/life balance as well as employee recognition programs to highlight their accomplishments. In addition to providing competitive benefits and vacation packages, many of the organizations on this list support volunteerism and organize community outreach activities.

“We are very excited to be included as one of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare,” said Marty Bonick, chief executive officer for PhyMed. “Every day, we strive to develop leaders, acknowledging the importance of ongoing educational opportunities while recognizing the individual talent and skill each one of our employees bring to the PhyMed family. We are so pleased to be recognized within this group of peers that strive to provide both a great work environment as well as to enhance the healthcare experience for patients and our partners.”

Becker’s Healthcare developed its list based on nominations and editorial research. Organizations do not pay and cannot pay for inclusion on this list. This list is not an endorsement of any hospital, health system or company mentioned.

About PhyMed Healthcare Group

Based in Nashville, PhyMed Healthcare Group is a physician-led and owned leader of anesthesia services whose focus is in redefining perioperative partnerships across the country. PhyMed leverages it’s technology to create efficiencies resulting in superior clinical outcomes, streamlined patient flow, optimized clinical staffing and a reduction in expenses across the preoperative continuum. Most importantly, PhyMed’s clinicians create positive patient interactions before, during and after surgery. PhyMed Healthcare Group is a trusted partner to healthcare systems, ambulatory surgery centers and office-based anesthesia in multiple states with over 650 clinicians nationwide. To learn more, visit http://www.phymed.com

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PhyMed Names Singh Vice President Clinical Operations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. April 24, 2017 – Saket Singh, MD, has joined PhyMed Healthcare Group as Vice President of Clinical Operations for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Dr. Singh comes to PhyMed from Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh where he has led the anesthesiology department, quality, safety, faculty development programs, and clinical transformation initiatives such as peri-operative medicine and ERAS. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Temple University School of Medicine’s clinical campus at Western Pennsylvania Hospital before pursuing a Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic.

In his new role with PhyMed, Dr. Singh will work with physician leaders to lead, oversee and execute clinical initiatives, including quality metrics and staffing best practices. He will also work with leaders on the PhyMed Operations team to grow partnerships and enhance clinical excellence within partner hospitals and healthcare providers.

“We’re excited to have a physician of Saket Singh’s caliber join the PhyMed team,” says Marty Bonick, chief executive officer for PhyMed. “The business of healthcare is rapidly changing, and his clinical expertise in patient care and quality will bring great value to our partners and our team.”

About PhyMed Healthcare Group
Based in Nashville, PhyMed Healthcare Group is a physician-led and owned leader of anesthesia and pain management services, and is committed to providing focused, proactive and innovative business solutions that foster high-quality, care-centered results. PhyMed Healthcare Group is a trusted partner proudly serving healthcare systems, ambulatory surgery centers and office-based anesthesia in multiple states. PhyMed consists of over 650 clinicians.

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Thomas Joins PhyMed As Vice President Of Clinical Outcomes, Quality

April 4, 2018

Katherine Thomas Joins Anesthesia Services Leader Katherine A. Thomas has joined anesthesia services leader PhyMed Healthcare Group, as vice president of clinical outcomes and quality.

“Katherine has both the clinical and business expertise PhyMed needs to drive value for our partners, and we are fortunate to have her join our team,” says Marty Bonick, chief executive officer. “At a time when physician practices are being challenged with adopting new value based care models and reporting requirements from hospitals and regulators, her clinical and quality experience will help us to be proactive in meeting these heightened expectations.”

Thomas joins the organization from naviHealth, where she was senior director of clinical quality management. It was during her tenure that naviHealth was acquired by Cardinal Health, the Fortune 500 health services company. Before joining naviHealth, she was a project manager and patient safety expert for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. The Alabama native has also served in various nursing and quality improvement roles for a range of organizations including Proxsys (now part of athenaHealth), Science Applications International, and United Healthcare. She received her nursing degree and her graduate level certification in healthcare quality and safety from UAB. In addition, Thomas is certified in Professional Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) and Project Management.

About PhyMed Healthcare Group
Based in Nashville, PhyMed Healthcare Group is a physician-led and owned leader of anesthesia and pain management services, and is committed to providing focused, proactive and innovative business solutions that foster high-quality, care-centered results. PhyMed Healthcare Group is a trusted partner proudly serving healthcare systems, ambulatory surgery centers and office-based anesthesia in multiple states. PhyMed consists of over 650 clinicians. To learn more, visit http://www.phymed.com.

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EHR Corner

By Ryan Dorr, VP of Information Technology

EHR actively being used at Franklin Surgery Center, Skyline, Horizon and the entire Centennial campus, Centennial surgery center and Greenview as well as Summit. The latest release has been pushed to all devices Upgrades include having running totals for meds and fluids visible on your charting screen, smoother transition for taking over a case from another provider, and improved user interface which reduces the number of “touches” required to document each case. We continue to receive requests and implement changes to improve the application. Along with it you no longer need to log out of Medaxion when being relive of a case. We are making transition from personal emails to company emails to support enhanced communication.

Enhancements in next release 4.1 (fourth quarter of 2014) will include pre-op documentation for cases in the future and also documentation for cases in the past for post-op rounding. One other feature included will be the ability to pull up patient demographics from prior cases to reduce data entry. Bring up Williamson Medical Center in Q4.

If you have suggestions, please send them to ehr@amg-group.com.