Affiliate Membership

Affiliate Membership

The ABG was founded in 2001, and is currently composed of many of the largest and most successful healthcare companies in the United States. Our member groups believe that competition in the anesthesia marketplace does not preclude cooperation in the areas of improving the quality and efficiency of patient care. Our members are committed to effective representation of private practice anesthesia interests, implementing state of the art processes in clinical and business functions, and providing superior analytic competencies.

Affiliate membership in ABG has many benefits which include the following:

  • Networking with Clinical & Business Peers
    • Quarterly meetings
    • Get the latest business intelligence by sharing industry changes from across the country
    • Share best practices
    • Make valuable industry contacts
  •  Advocacy
    • Meet with ASA leadership on a regular basis
    • Speak with a unified voice to advocate for private practice interests
    • Generate private practice position statements in collaboration with industry leaders
  •  Clinical Data Registry (CDR)
    •  Affiliate members get a significant discount on annual participation fees for any level of CDR participation
    • ABG QCDR (Qualified Clinical Data Registry)
    • Meet your PQRS requirements by participating in our CMS approved QCDR
    • Private Practice orientation
      • Non-discriminatory price structure
      • High quality service
      • Ease of use
      • Cost effective
      • QCDR measures that are both relevant and practical to collect
    • ABG PSO (Patient Safety Organization)
      • We are a Federally qualified PSO
      • Benchmark your performance against other practices and practitioners from across the nation
      • Access to our web site where you can build customized reports with no IT expertise
      • Download or print charts for use in presentations
      • Regular meetings with feedback to PSO participants and safe table discussions about available data
  • Develop Leadership Skills
    • Access to Exclusive Management and Leadership Training course offered jointly by ABG and the Wharton School of Business
    • One week, in residence program with 35 participants from the most successful anesthesia groups in the country