Home | Knowledge Center | Somnia Blog

Somnia Blog

WED, OCT 3, 2018

Further Proof That It Pays to Implement the Perioperative Surgical Home

Volume to value, the shift in the patient care paradigm and CMS payments that should, by now, be known to all providers and revenue-cycle managers, is still monopolizing the macro healthcare conversation. For those who have yet to take the leap and fully embrace the change, the perioperative surgical home... Read More

THU, SEP 20, 2018

Anesthesia Providers in a Position to Score a Sustainability Hat Trick

The Earth Day Network delivered another set of horrifying facts this year about pollution caused by plastic, insidious plastic. Imagine, by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish, by weight, in the oceans. A bright spot: we’ve begun the march toward eliminating/minimizing its use (plastic straws and bags being... Read More

WED, AUG 8, 2018

Summertime … the reading should be easy

Yes, it should be easy reading during summer. However, in many industries in which disruption is the norm, data, huge data, is making that harder. That’s especially true in healthcare. With the onslaught of CMS changes, it’s almost impossible to find they type of information providers need to inform certain... Read More

TUE, JUL 10, 2018

Collaboration: The Key to Better …, Especially Healthcare

In any business and with any team, collaboration is the key to a lot of things. It engenders all-around  excellence. If teams don’t collaborate, performance will be poor, productivity will likely be low, and profitability may head south. That’s all especially true of healthcare, at a time when providers and... Read More

THU, JUN 21, 2018

What Anesthesia Providers Are Thinking About Their Work … This Year

For some time now, high employee turnover rates have been challenging companies in many sectors, including healthcare. It’s been costly and disruptive to both the organizations and their customers. When employees are not happy, everybody knows about it.  Organizations have tried and continue trying a variety of ways to retain... Read More