Knowledge Center

November 21, 2014
Healthcare reform continues to drive innovation in healthcare management and delivery. One Pennsylvania hospital was tasked with resolving an increasing amount of overtime hours, a bottleneck in the operating room, and a dramatic increase in caseload – all in the midst of a corporate merger. Somnia's partnership with this nonprofit community hospital helped resolve coverage issues, implemented meaningful cost controls, and successfully adapted to the increased case load – supporting the hospital’s commitment to its business model transformation.
November 9, 2014
As healthcare providers have shifted their focus toward clinical performance and patient outcomes, anecdoctal results have become meaningless. At Somnia, we continuously quantify our performance and provide the hard data that demonstrates our commitment to the quality, efficiency, and value of our anesthesia clinical and management series.
November 4, 2014
In this article, first published in HFM magazine, Hugh Morgan, Somnia's VP of Quality, discusses four primary areas that hospital leaders should consider in analyzing the anesthesia cost curve at their organizations and determining the ROI they should expect for their anesthesia spend
October 8, 2014
Healthcare has placed more demanding requirements on healthcare organization management, sparking renewed interest in MSOs. This slidedoc explores three common myths of anesthesia MSOs and demonstrates why understanding the truth behind those myths can help you enhance the delivery of your anesthesia care.
September 22, 2014
Recent changes in our healthcare marketplace are forcing clinicians to be experts in business and finance as well as anesthesiology. Increasing requirements for quality, cost efficiency and regulatory compliance demand that we rethink the way we deliver care to our patients. This issue of Anesthesia Perspectives describes marketplace influences and how combining the strengths of the right MSO partnership improves anesthesia performance and outcomes, lowers costs, and helps your facility stay competitive.