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MON, MAY 9, 2016

Best of Both Worlds: Anesthesia & Emergency Medicine

In April of this year, The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) and the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) announced a new residency program that will combine training in anesthesiology and emergency medicine. Through this new program, residents can gain hands on experience in two fields that are extremely related.... Read More

MON, MAY 2, 2016

Are Colonoscopies Really Safer Without Anesthesia?

A recent study appearing in this month’s issue of Gastroenterology concluded that the risks of complications following a colonoscopy might increase when patients receive anesthesia – however the study lacks complete transparency. The results of this study have led others to claim that anesthesia causes direct complications during or after... Read More

WED, APR 20, 2016

Abortion Anesthesia Becomes Law in Utah

Changes in legislature often greatly impact the healthcare environment through policy changes, clinical practice modifications, and financial adjustments. Anesthesia is one area of healthcare that is required to frequently adjust to changing procedures, laws, and hospital requirements and therefore must maintain flexibility. As of late March of this year, the... Read More

THU, APR 14, 2016

The Importance of the Anesthesia Clinical Director: Dr. Salvatore Vitale

Clinical excellence is an obvious necessity to any successful healthcare facility. Due to the frequent changes in the economic environment surrounding healthcare, it is even more important that hospitals and providers strongly pursue quality clinical leadership. On March 24th, 2016, Anesthesiology News published an article titled, “The Anesthesia Clinical Director:... Read More

THU, APR 7, 2016

Colon Cancer: A Success Story

This year alone, an estimated 134,490 adults in the United States will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and this number includes both colon and rectal cancer. As the third most common cancer in the world with nearly 1.4 million new cases diagnosed each year, colon cancer has devastated many families... Read More