Knowledge Center

February 10, 2012
This case study describes how Somnia helped the hospital achieve 100% OR coverage while reducing expenses, increasing revenue, and integrating a quality improvement program.
September 28, 2011
This white paper addresses the factors leading to healthcare reform, the potential obstacles that can emerge, and the vital role anesthesia can play in helping hospitals succeed in the VBP program.
July 19, 2011
This case study describes how an acute care hospital in southern California sought a new anesthesia provider with the ability to improve staffing, meet increasing demand, provide effective leadership and reduce a growing subsidy. Download this case study to learn how Somnia developed and executed a successful onboarding program at this hospital.
July 14, 2011
A major New York hospital was contending with inadequate performance by its anesthesia team, which failed to meet the needs of the facility, its surgical staff and its patients. The hospital's surgeons were dissatisfied with both the lack of coverage and poor staffing performance. Somnia implemented a robust MD/CRNA staffing model that provides 100% coverage to both OR and OB, controlling anesthesia costs for the hospital.
July 12, 2011
A California hospital was experiencing sub-par revenues as well as negative patient and surgeon satisfaction. The incumbent anesthesia group was incapable of providing sufficient competent coverage, with only a single team to support both the OR and OB, leaving the hospital's busy OB without adequate coverage. The hospital needed a new anesthesia partner to improve the department.