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MON, JUL 17, 2017

Bending the Anesthesia Cost Curve

Anesthesia is a major budget line item for any surgical facility. As patient populations and demand shift to ambulatory settings for more procedures, the number of uninsured grows, and reimbursements, driven by value and not volume shrink under MACRA the revenues and expenses tied to ORs will need to be... Read More

MON, JUN 12, 2017

Thinking About Becoming a CRNA? These Top SRNA Hacks Will Help

The role of CRNAs in perioperative surgical care has never been more important, however the road to becoming a CRNA may not be all downhill. While many nursing students aspire to become CRNAs, there are those who do not fully understand what it takes to be successful in this rewarding... Read More

WED, MAY 10, 2017

The 2016 Anesthesia Labor Market New Practice Information and Preferences.

There seems to be no end in sight to the change and uncertainty plaguing the healthcare marketplace. What our system will look like next year, let alone five years from now, is up in the air. Some of what we now know under the American Health Care Act (AHCA) is: The... Read More

MON, APR 3, 2017

Top Characteristics of Anesthesiologists

Anesthesiology is one of the least understood and most complex specialties. Although surgeons are often seen as the most important players in the operating room, the reality is that anesthesiologists play equally important roles.   Anesthesiologists and CRNAs are a different breed of clinician. Those who succeed in anesthesiology and who gain... Read More

THU, MAR 23, 2017

Achieving Smarter Anesthesia Management in Ambulatory Settings

An informal survey of patients about to undergo a procedure in an ambulatory environment might find their responses suggest a certain comfort level. Why, they have an expectation that they’ll be in and out, same day. Indeed, past studies have concluded that perioperative times were significantly shorter in freestanding ASCs... Read More