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TUE, NOV 22, 2016

From LPN to RN to CRNA: Finding Stability and Advancement in a Rewarding Career

In the “gig economy,” long-term stints at one company are no longer the norm—think Uber, Lyft and Airbnb. Whether this new work model is a personal career choice or one resulting from a downsizing or merger, a couple of things are certain: the nature of employment has been changed and... Read More

WED, MAR 2, 2016

Optimizing the Anesthesia RFP Process

Changing anesthesia groups can not only be daunting, but near impossible without the necessary resources, personnel, and a true understanding of your facility. Many healthcare facilities are often blind to the realities of the pitfalls of their current anesthesia management service provider and fall into the trap of inaction. However,... Read More

FRI, MAY 1, 2015

Highlights from Somnia's Annual Leadership Conference

Each year, Somnia Anesthesia gathers its anesthesia chiefs and administrators from across the country to discuss ongoing management development, current topics in the field of anesthesiology, and the company’s standards for quality, safety, patient care, and anesthesia practice management. Our annual leadership conference is a chance for corporate executives, vice presidents,... Read More

WED, JUN 11, 2014

Are All Preoperative Procedures Necessary? A New Study Suggests to Cut to Reduce Costs

Preoperative procedures preceding a patient’s surgery require a patient to arrive hours before their surgery. But how effective are pre-anesthetic tests? Routine pre-anesthetic tests cost more than $60 billion every year and studies dating back to 1985 offer evidence that these tests may incur unnecessary costs and that they may... Read More

FRI, MAY 2, 2014

Somnia Survey Ranks Career Factors for MDs and CRNAs

Recently, Somnia Anesthesia conducted a survey asking anesthesiologists and CRNAS around the US which career factors were most important to them. The questions were based around practice settings, case diversity, non-clinical responsibilities, practice staffing models, location, work schedule, compensation, and benefits. Participants were required to rank these factors on a... Read More