Knowledge Center

January 28, 2015
Anesthesia is one of the least understood yet most complex departments in a hospital, mostly because the anesthesia team is not always fully integrated and aligned with the hospital’s mission, goals, and objectives. However, because anesthesia is an integral part of the surgical continuum, evaluating your anesthesia team’s performance is critical to your success.
December 22, 2014
Somnia Anesthesia, along with Physician Hospitals of America (PHA), offers this webinar discussing the possible effects of the Affordable Care Act on future healthcare delivery. In this webinar, Somnia CEO Dr. Marc Koch profiles the current market and presents compelling trends that may predict changes in demographics, insurance coverage and healthcare providers over the coming five years.
December 15, 2014
This white paper provides an all-encompassing review of CRNAs role in anesthesia services, highlighting the history of the profession, the education, licensing, and experience requirements; and analyzes how and why hospitals choose a blended care team model and the potential benefits of doing so.
November 21, 2014
Healthcare reform continues to drive innovation in healthcare management and delivery. One Pennsylvania hospital was tasked with resolving an increasing amount of overtime hours, a bottleneck in the operating room, and a dramatic increase in caseload – all in the midst of a corporate merger. Somnia's partnership with this nonprofit community hospital helped resolve coverage issues, implemented meaningful cost controls, and successfully adapted to the increased case load – supporting the hospital’s commitment to its business model transformation.
November 9, 2014
As healthcare providers have shifted their focus toward clinical performance and patient outcomes, anecdoctal results have become meaningless. At Somnia, we continuously quantify our performance and provide the hard data that demonstrates our commitment to the quality, efficiency, and value of our anesthesia clinical and management series.