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TUE, DEC 11, 2012

Col. John Uhorchak Keynote Speaker at Somnia Leadership Retreat

For the last three years, Somnia’s nationwide network of clinical and administrative leaders convenes in New Rochelle for the annual leadership retreat. Outlining future company direction and emerging trends in anesthesia services, the meeting allows clinicians to share experiences at their respective healthcare facilities, providing peers with new approaches to... Read More

FRI, NOV 16, 2012

New Anesthesiologists Unprepared to Oversee Key Issues of Practice Management, Study Says

Years of education and training properly prepare aspiring anesthesiologists for the clinical demands and challenges of the position. It’s very rare to find an anesthesiologist that is ill-equipped to tackle the rigors that come along with clinical practice, but that isn’t the only component that defines a well-trained physician.  According to... Read More

FRI, NOV 16, 2012

Somnia CEO Marc Koch, MD Presents at Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Conference

In mid-May, hundreds of hospital executives and industry leaders convened in Chicago for the 2012 Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Conference. The featured speakers spoke on a variety of issues impacting today’s healthcare environment including ACOs, physician-hospital integration and improving profitability. Somnia was proud to be a “gold” exhibitor at the conference... Read More

FRI, NOV 16, 2012

New Ruling Allows 100% Medicare Reimbursement for CRNAs Treating Pain Management Patients

Debates concerning the scope of practice of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) have been prevalent in the anesthesia services industry for years.  The stance on both sides of the aisle has, not surprisingly, been historically dictated by the perceived benefits or consequences from proposed laws.  On one side are those... Read More

THU, NOV 15, 2012

Regional Anesthesia Becoming a Popular Solution for Many Procedures

Anyone who is familiar with regional anesthesia is fully aware of the benefits it provides for patients.  Improvements in recovery time and reductions in post-op pain and side effects are just few of the reasons why regional anesthesia has aided in improving quality of patient care.  However, a common misconception about... Read More