Profile: MEDNAX Inc (MD.N)
11 Dec 2017
MEDNAX, Inc., incorporated on October 10, 2007, is a provider of physician services, including newborn, anesthesia, maternal-fetal, teleradiology, pediatric cardiology and other pediatric subspecialty care. As of December 31, 2016, the Company's national network consisted of over 3,600 affiliated physicians, including over 1,130 physicians providing neonatal clinical care, in 35 states and Puerto Rico, primarily within hospital-based neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), to babies born prematurely or with medical complications. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had over 1,390 affiliated physicians providing anesthesia care to patients in connection with surgical and other procedures, as well as pain management. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had 270 affiliated physicians providing maternal-fetal and obstetrical medical care to expectant mothers experiencing complicated pregnancies primarily in areas where its affiliated neonatal physicians practice. As of December 31, 2016, the Company's network also included other pediatric subspecialists, including over 150 physicians providing pediatric intensive care, approximately 130 physicians providing pediatric cardiology care, 115 physicians providing hospital-based pediatric care, over 20 physicians providing pediatric surgical care, and seven physicians providing pediatric ear, nose and throat and pediatric ophthalmology services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company also provided teleradiology services in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico through a network of over 400 affiliated radiologists.
The Company's BabySteps is an electronic health record system, which is used by its affiliated neonatal physicians to record clinical progress notes and certain laboratory and radiology reports electronically and provides a decision tree to assist them in certain situations with the selection of appropriate billing codes. The Company de-identifies and transfers information from its electronic health records that reside in BabySteps to its clinical data warehouse. Its Quantum Clinical Navigation Systems (Quantum) is the quality metric acquisition and database tool that is being implemented throughout its anesthesiology physician practices. The Company has Nextgen Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Electronic Patient Management (EPM) systems for its office-based physicians to record clinical documentation related to their patients and manage the revenue cycle for its office-based practices. The Company's eCCAP, which is an electronic charge capture system, is used to appropriately record and bill for pediatric intensive care clinicians, hospitalist clinicians and other clinical care providers. Its analytic tool provides evidence-based insights to its own practice and to key decision makers at hospitals and healthcare systems, as well as to onsite radiology groups regarding optimal staffing, imaging utilization and clinical outcomes. Its Web-based education platforms provide a source of ongoing medical education for its physicians and enables physicians to discuss cases with one another through various clinical resources.
As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided clinical care to babies born prematurely or with complications within specific hospital units, primarily NICUs, through its network of over 1,130 affiliated neonatal physician subspecialists (neonatologists), neonatal nurse practitioners and other pediatric clinicians. Its affiliated neonatologists provide round the clock coverage in NICUs, support the local referring physician community and are available for consultation in other hospital departments. Its neonatal physicians also work collaboratively with maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists to coordinate the care of mothers experiencing complicated pregnancies and their fetuses.
Anesthesia and Anesthesia Subspecialty Care
As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided anesthesia care at over 145 hospitals, 150 ambulatory surgery centers and office-based practices across 15 states with over 1,390 affiliated anesthesiologists. Its affiliated anesthesiologists provide this care by evaluating the patient and consulting with the surgical team before surgery, providing pain control and support of life functions during surgery, supervising care after surgery by maintaining the patient in a comfortable state during recovery and discharging the patient from the post-anesthesia care unit. They also support other departments within the hospital, such as labor and delivery, imaging and the hospital's emergency room.
As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided acute and chronic pain management services in over 30 pain management centers through its network of physicians and physician assistants. The Company's physicians develop treatment plans specific to the patients' individual needs that include interventional techniques, such as trigger point and facet injections, pain pumps, nerve stimulators, radiofrequency ablation and catheters, as well as medication management.
As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided inpatient and office-based clinical care to expectant mothers and their unborn babies through its 270 affiliated maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists, as well as obstetricians and other clinicians, such as maternal-fetal nurse practitioners, certified nurse mid-wives, ultrasonographers and genetic counselors. Its affiliated maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists practice primarily in metropolitan areas where it has affiliated neonatologists to provide coordinated care for women with complicated pregnancies whose babies are admitted to a NICU upon delivery.
Pediatric Cardiology Care
As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided inpatient and office-based pediatric cardiology care of the fetus, infant, child, and adolescent patient with congenital heart defects and acquired heart disease, as well as adults with congenital heart defects through its approximately 130 affiliated pediatric cardiologist subspecialists and other related clinical professionals, such as pediatric nurse practitioners, echocardiographers and other diagnostic technicians, and exercise physiologists. It provides specialized cardiac care to the fetus, neonatal and pediatric patients with congenital and acquired heart disorders, as well as adults with congenital heart defects, through scheduled office visits, hospital rounds and immediate consultation in emergency situations.
Other Pediatric Subspecialty Care
The Company's network includes other pediatric subspecialists, such as pediatric intensivists, pediatric hospitalists, pediatric surgeons and pediatric ear, nose and throat physicians. In addition, its affiliated physicians focus on providing support services in other areas of hospitals, particularly in the pediatric emergency room, labor and delivery area, and nursery and pediatric departments, where immediate accessibility to specialized care may be critical. The Company's Other Pediatric Subspecialty Care offers services to pediatric intensive care, pediatric hospitalists, pediatric surgery, other newborn and pediatric care, newborn hearing screening program, teleradiology, and radiology physician group practices.
1301 Concord Ter
SUNRISE FL 33323-2843
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