White Papers

June 4, 2015
Medicare’s Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program is one of theby-products of the transition to value-based care. The more difficult measurement of value is replacing the dollars and cents transaction payments of the traditional volumes-based system. The change tests hospital leadership as it demands effective solutions in creating and managing a very different-looking business model.
April 28, 2015
In this Anesthesia Resource, Somnia examines the most common deficiencies faced by ASCs in their quest for AAAHC accreditation, and how they can be avoided with the help of the anesthesia group.
April 2, 2015
As ongoing healthcare reform demands improved quality-of-care with greater efficiency and patient satisfaction, the role of the anesthesia provider in perioperative care becomes increasingly influential. Anesthesia’s impact on the complete continuum of care allows it to naturally assume a leadership role.
March 1, 2015
This white paper reviews hospital and ASC management challenges, identifies five warning signs of underperformance in anesthesia, and shares specific elements for high performance in anesthesia management.
February 26, 2015
This survey of anesthesia professionals, sponsored by Somnia and GasWork.com, offers insight to the experience, specialties, and practice location preferences of anesthesia professionals in the U.S. The report shares specific results from the survey and incorporates an analysis of other industry reports and trends in the anesthesia workforce, including projected labor shortages, regional variations, and practice model differences.