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THU, DEC 11, 2014

Debunking Three Myths About Anesthesia MSOs: #2 MSO As Compensation Slasher

If you were asked to name a business that isn’t doing more with less these days, odds are you might be hard pressed to name one. And, if you were able to name more than one, the likelihood is they can all be counted on one hand. Healthcare, despite its... Read More

WED, DEC 3, 2014

Debunking Three Myths About Anesthesia MSOs: #1 They Use Their Employees, Not Yours

Thanks to disruptive technologies, shortages of particular skill sets, and a host of other factors, businesses today are having a tough time meeting the demands of the ever-shifting and complex marketplace. The same holds true in the healthcare sector, where hospitals, surgery centers and group practices are challenged to make... Read More

TUE, OCT 21, 2014

Celebrating Healthcare Quality Week

Somnia Anesthesia joined the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) this week in celebrating Healthcare Quality Week (HQW). The national campaign focuses on spreading the word about providers’ accomplishments in improving the delivery of care and quality of patient outcomes.  According to NAHQ, Healthcare Quality Week “highlights the work of healthcare... Read More

THU, OCT 16, 2014

Colonoscopy: Comfort vs. Cost

Each day a colonoscopy is skipped somewhere in the United States, and for good reason. Most individuals indicate the pain, discomfort, and general awkwardness they’ve endured during this LIFE-saving procedure as their reasons to avoid the doctor’s office. For those who do decide to undergo the procedure, a majority utilize some... Read More

WED, SEP 10, 2014

Gentlemen, This is No Humbug

“Surgery is pain. Torturous, gut-wrenching, terrifying pain.” Pain that was only partially soothed by opium, whiskey, or a powerful punch into unconsciousness - until the first publicly demonstrated use of ether as an anesthetic on October 16, 1846. William T.G. Morton, a dentist from Hartford, Connecticut, became the first anesthesiologist... Read More