Case Studies

July 26, 2018
Geriatric hip fractures result in poor outcomes if not properly handled. It was no different at southern safety net hospital near one of the nation’s poorest zip codes. Outcomes for patients were poorer than the national average, which resulted in higher costs for the hospital.
August 21, 2017
Learn how partnering with the right anesthesia MSO meets the stiff challenges posed by competition and staff attrition.
October 15, 2015
How one Chief Nurse Anesthetist found stability and career advancement through the leadership and infrastructure strength of Somnia Anesthesia
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.
January 9, 2013
This case study explores how Somnia successfully provided the hospital's anesthesia department with the leadership, staffing model, and quality improvement program that were greatly needed, even in the midst of a very public battle that threatened to derail the onboarding of the new anesthesia team.