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Douglas Fahlbusch

Adelaide, Australia

Doctor, manager, director, founder - improving healthcare user & provider experience, reducing risk & cost for people not just patients.

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On-demand, expert advice.

Areas of Expertise

  • Perioperative workflows

    Optimising preop status reduces inpatient and postoperative events for safer, cheaper healthcare, with a better human experience Optimising postop status reduces post-discharge events for safer, cheaper healthcare, and a better human experience

    • Healthcare Delivery
    • Ambulatory care
    • Anesthesia
    • Anesthesiology
    • Risk mitigation
    • Healthcare integration
    • Integrative Healthcare
  • Cost and Rebate matching

    I bring a clinical lens to cost- containment measures, to avoid transferring new costs to another department when saving an old cost

    • Finance
    • Accounting
    • Cost Reduction
    • Cost Containment services
    • Cost-Effectiveness
    • Hospital cost cutting
    • Relationship between quality of outcomes and cost
    • Reducing healthcare costs &
    • Improving quality of care
  • Pilot mHealth products

    I can advise from experience of piloting products, to ensure that they meet a user problem, without creating new ones that lead to product failure.

    • Software
    • Health informatics
    • mHealth
    • Ux
    • Design
    • implementation
    • pilot program development
    • Pilot launch
    • Healthcare integration

Investing Profile

Investor Overview
1-3 investments
Invests $50,000 per company
Other Investments
Blue Sky Investments

My Interests

Health Sectors
Digital Health, Biotech, Health IT, Healthcare Delivery, Payers
Markets, Health Indications, Health Issues
  • Telehealth
  • Clinical Decision Support
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • mHealth
  • clinical decision making
  • Singapore
  • Australia
  • United States of America
  • New Zealand


  • Specialist Anaesthetist

    Artior Somnus | June 2012 - Current

    A trading entity that enables individuals to reduce risk and cost around healthcare specifically anesthesia. Areas include preoperative optimisation and anesthesia for neuro bariatric, head and neck, orthopedic, plastic, urologic and general surgery.

  • Owner/ Founder

    Perioperative Solutions Pty Ltd | December 2011 - Current

    I utilise management training and 18+ years experience with over 15,000 anaesthetics to help hospitals optimise their workflows, in particular around provision of operations. Staff, patient and clinician engagement strategies help ensure great health outcomes, protect reputation, and reduce healthcare costs.

  • Clinical Lecturer

    Flinders University | January 2010 - Current

    Involves teaching and training senior anaesthesia registrars (trainee specialist anaesthetists) in the sub-speciality of neuroanaesthesia. Located at Wakefield Calvary Private Hospital, Adelaide.

  • Visiting Anaesthestist

    St Andrews Hospital | December 2003 - Current

    Provision of clinical anaesthesia services, and workflow optimisation insights.