Al Head, MD named President of Premier Consulting Services
Alpharetta, GA (February 19, 2018) – Premier Anesthesia announces the appointment of Dr. Al Head as President of Premier Consulting Services, which will spinoff of Premier Anesthesia, offering anesthesia consulting services at the Jackson Healthcare headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia.
“We are in the midst of a major transformation in healthcare. Surviving this transformation requires us to re-think how we deliver patient care. We must undergo a paradigm shift in perioperative services in order to stay relevant and profitable. The status quo will no longer be successful, and even maintaining routine services for our patients could be jeopardized if we do not change. “
Dr. Head brings over 25 years of experience as a practicing anesthesiologist and 11 years serving as an academic department chairman and director of perioperative service line for a health system. In 2014, Dr. Head created an independent consulting company, AHEAD Healthcare Consulting, Inc., with new innovative approaches to perioperative consulting, using physician-based leadership with practical experience that understand institutions need customized practical approaches to transformational change; not formula driven, plug and play evaluations.
Dr. Head is well published and holds two US Patents. He is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) and has actively participated in and chaired numerous ASA committees over the years. At the AMA, Dr. Head served as Chair of the Council on Science and Public Health. He served as Professor and Chairman of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Chair of the Perioperative Service Line for Georgia Re