Knowledge Center

March 1, 2015
This white paper reviews hospital and ASC management challenges, identifies five warning signs of underperformance in anesthesia, and shares specific elements for high performance in anesthesia management.
February 26, 2015
This survey of anesthesia professionals, sponsored by Somnia and, offers insight to the experience, specialties, and practice location preferences of anesthesia professionals in the U.S. The report shares specific results from the survey and incorporates an analysis of other industry reports and trends in the anesthesia workforce, including projected labor shortages, regional variations, and practice model differences.
February 23, 2015
Dr. Robert Goldstein, Somnia's CMO, suggests six questions for OR nurse leaders to assess the value of their perioperative anesthesia partnership.
February 17, 2015
Anesthesia shares the full perioperative stage with the OR manager and offers the opportunity for a valuable partnership. For all of the challenges that the OR faces today, the changes that lie ahead will increase them tenfold. A perioperative partnership is a sound strategy in preparing for whatever the future holds.
January 29, 2015
Anesthesia is one of the least understood yet most integral service lines in an ASC, mostly because the anesthesia team is not always fully integrated and aligned with the center’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.