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Company Name: Access Physicians
Address:
1717 Main Street
Suite 5850
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States
972-449-0540
Contact Information:
Chris Gallagher
MD
President
972-449-0540
chris@accessphysicians.com
Year Incorporated or Founded:
2013
State Incorporated or Founded:
Texas
Company Type:
Medical specialty service provider to healthcare providers
Corporate Structure:
Private for-profit
Description of Services:

Access Physicians is a multispecialty physician group committed to clinical excellence through telemedicine. Access Physicians seeks to systematically improve and regionalize patient care, delivered through a unique combination of clinical workflows, elite physicians committed to clinical excellence, and a world-class telemedicine experience supported with a clinical sense of urgency. Now one of the largest providers of inpatient telemedicine in the U.S., Access Physicians builds scalable programs to drive clinical and financial outcomes across the hospital enterprise.

Tele-Services:
Cardiology, Endocrinology, Emergency medicine, Gastroenterology, Hospitalist, Infectious disease, Maternal care, Mental/Behavioral health, Nephrology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Pulmonary medicine, Stroke
Currently providing services in:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington
Healthcare professionals have licenses in:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Target(s) for services:
Rural hospitals; Urban/suburban Hospitals
Number of customers (hospitals, clinics) currently served:
100+
Number full-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
201-225
After licensing and credentialing, average time to initiate services to new partner/customer:
1-3 months
Telemedicine systems used to connect to customers:
Electronic health records (EHR) incorporated in services:
Yes
How EHR interfaces with the EHR of the referring/consulting site:
Access Physicians works in hospitals' EMR in real-time to make sure that all clinical documentation is up to date and orders are entered into the patient record. This helps establish rapport with on-site clinical teams, lets Access Physicians access staff notes and histories, and vice versa, continuing that care conversation by providing our own documentation after each telemedicine encounter. There is no need for complicated data integration with another third-party software.
Company uses an electronic health record system that is certified by ONC:
No
Wait time for consultation for emergency services:
0-5 minutes
Wait time for consultation for nonemergent services:
Within 24 hours
Provides Billing Services:
Yes, we assist the clinical sites with billing
Payers billed:
Medicare, Medicaid, Private payers (e.g., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, Aetna)
Teleproviders are physically located in:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
How teleproviders are recruited:
To maintain our elite level of care, only U.S. board-certified and board-eligible physicians from the top medical schools and working in leading health systems are eligible to join our practice. Every doctor on our staff has to have been referred by a current, credentialed Access Physicians physician.
Other Payment Model:
Access Physicians partners with hospitals to build telemedicine programs. The needs of the hospital and its community drive the program. The payment model will vary based on the unique needs of the hospital.
Complies with HIPAA and HITECH:
Yes
Additional company information:

Access Physicians is one of the largest providers of acute subspecialty telemedicine, deployed at more than 150 hospitals in 18 states, delivering the highest quality care for more than 1.3 million high-acuity patients in some of the hardest-to-serve healthcare environments. As a physician-led telemedicine company, Access Physicians understands that medicine is highly individualized. We believe telemedicine programs should be as well. We work diligently to craft telemedicine programs that meet the individual needs of every hospital we serve. Each hospital's clinical and financial goals guide what we do.

Joined the Directory: 11/13/2019
Information Last Updated: 11/15/2019

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