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THU, JAN 28, 2016

The Economic Value of CRNAs Across the U.S.

The U.S healthcare landscape has undergone significant change under the Affordable Care Act to provide care and expand coverage for the millions of Americans who have faced being uninsured. The result of an estimated 30 million Americans entering the healthcare system under Medicaid coverage is that cost efficiency has become... Read More

THU, DEC 24, 2015

Transforming the Value of Your Anesthesia Dollar Part 3: Financial Performance

When evaluating anesthesia services, clinical and operational performance may seem to be the crucial metrics. However, it is equally important that facilities understand the impact of financial performance. Costs and revenues must be evaluated concurrently to produce a comprehensive picture of a facility’s bottom line finances. One of the biggest challenges... Read More

TUE, DEC 22, 2015

Transforming the Value of Your Anesthesia Dollar Part 2: Operational Performance

Operational efficiency is the driver of success for hospitals today. In today’s fast-paced and fluctuating healthcare environment, it is essential that management teams focus on maximizing operational performance across all units. Studies have shown that a hospital’s operating room generates an estimated 70 percent of its revenue and is responsible... Read More

MON, DEC 14, 2015

Transforming the Value of Your Anesthesia Dollar: Part 1, Clinical Performance

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provides over 100 million Americans with exceptional care and has been operating in the U.S. Health System for 50 years. This distinguished service has created professional healthcare standards and requirements for hospitals to achieve clinical excellence. Now, more than ever, anesthesia providers... Read More

TUE, NOV 10, 2015

CRNAs: Cost-Effectiveness without Compromising Quality

One of the hottest debates in anesthesia today is CRNA supervision and integration in the Care Team Model. As there have been considerable increases in the number of CRNAs administering anesthetics each year, hospitals may need to consider how beneficial CRNA-MD Care Models can be. Following the national public education... Read More