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Providing you with the best experts for the best outcomes

With 25 years of experience in the anesthesia, pain and critical care medicine specialties, Grant has had developed lasting relationships with colleagues and clinicians who are available as additional resources, depending on the types of services deemed important to the client, including: 

Brian Buck, MBA: (On AHC retainer assisting w/ COVID-19 business crisis) Former JLR colleague and friend, Brian has almost 20 years of real-world experience as a healthcare Financial Analyst and revenue cycle management (RCM) specialist (including 7 years at Vanderbilt). Brian is particularly skilled in creative and accurate financial forecasting (together Brian and I made some amazing predictive financial models at JLR). Additionally, he has extensive budgeting experience and HR and payroll processing.   

ACE: Auditing for Compliance and Education Inc.’s founder and President, Devona Slater has been a trusted friend, colleague and wealth of knowledge for me over the span of 20 + years. We’ve had the pleasure of presenting and fellowshipping together at numerous national meetings. What Devona has accomplished with ACE over the years is nothing short of extraordinary. ACE has the reputation as being the anesthesia, pain and critical care “go-to” source for all things related to RCM, compliance, due diligence and more.

Anesthesia Resources (anesthesia billing and management): Owner Robert Cox and I have been colleagues and close friends for more than a decade. In 2010, we did a near-zero visibility instrument landing together in his private plane on a short NE runway. That means I literally trust Robert with my life. You can trust him too! Anesthesia Resources is truly a client-oriented billing company with growth based on word-of-mouth and referrals. Two of Anesthesia Resources’ clients were recognized as “High Performing Medical Groups” in a MGMA Cost Survey.

Dale Hamilton, Operational Excellence & Continuous Improvement Consulting: A highly reliable colleague and friend, Dale most recently served as Global Director of Operational Excellence for Axalta, a global manufacturer of industrial paint and coating products with almost $5 billion in annual global sales. Dale developed a series of Lean Six Sigma programs that delivered more than $100M in cost improvements and introduced best practices that were adopted across the global manufacturing organization.  

John Friedel, MBM, Healthcare Consulting Professionals, is a trusted and accomplished medical practice executive and healthcare consultant with experience leading, growing and improving two large national anesthesia practice management companies (Premier and Apollo Anesthesia). John has also served as a senior-level healthcare consultant where he specialized in operational improvements, practice start-ups, growth strategies, mergers and acquisitions.

Denise Halenz-Robinson, trusted friend and colleague for close to 10 years, is an experienced Healthcare Quality Professional with Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification. She has proven ability to lead organizations and physicians in successful quality improvement reporting (QAPI, CMS, PQRS, ACO, and HEDIS) and extensive experience in EMR/EHR implementation at the hospital-level.

Perfect Office Solutions founder and President Kelly Dennis has been yet another trusted friend and colleague for over 20 years. Kelly is skilled in anesthesia coding and coder education. She is a well-known and regular presenter within the anesthesia billing and compliance community.

Certified Crime Prevention Consultants: In today's environment, facility security has become a front-burner issue. CCPC has conducted hundreds of  physical safety/security assessments, as well as site plan reviews, specializing in application of CPTED principles. CCPC's Principals are both certified by the Florida Office of the Attorney General as a Florida Crime Prevention Practitioners,  They also completed an advanced course in CPTED for hospitals.

Lou Guzzi, MD (expert/consultant regarding Closed ICU programs): I’ve known Dr. Guzzi for 20 years and had the great pleasure of working with him in the capacity of Practice Manager for 10 + years in Central Florida proving ICU services to AdventHealth.

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