Anesthesia Business Consultants, LLC has proposed to organize a network of client anesthesia practices that will collaborate on improving quality and service and on lowering costs.

Please complete this short survey to help us determine your level of interest in participating in the network and in services that you would like to obtain at a discount through group purchasing.

This survey should only take about 5 minutes of your valuable time. Your answers will be completely anonymous unless you choose to provide your name or the name of your anesthesia group or your contact information.

1. Are you currently participating in a group purchasing program?

2. If you answered Yes to Question #1, please list the services you are already buying through a group purchasing program:

3. Are you interested in participating in a new group purchasing program for anesthesia practice services?

4. Please indicate the importance of each of the following group purchasing services for your group:

  Extremely important Important Somewhat important Not very important Of no interest
Group health insurance
Malpractice insurance
Legal services
Tax advisory services
Business line of credit
Investment services
Human Resources services

5. Please list any other services that you would like to obtain through a group purchasing program:

6. Please indicate your level of interest in joining a network of ABC client anesthesia practices that would offer cross-coverage (locums services) of anesthesiologists and/or CRNAs:

7. Please indicate your level of interest in joining a network of anesthesia practices organized to integrate clinical quality improvement endeavors, e.g. by pooling quality/performance data:

8. Would you be willing to serve on a volunteer Physician Advisory Committee that would guide the network in developing quality measures, performance assessment tools and related activities?

9. If you answered "YES" or "MAYBE" to Question 7, how much time would you be willing to spend on Physician Advisory Committee work (plus preparation and follow-up)? You may choose more than one answer.