Knowledge Center

May 9, 2012
On May 8, Somnia Anesthesia hosted its second webinar of 2012, "Evaluating Your Anesthesia Services - What to Expect From Your Anesthesia Team." Attended by almost 200 hospital administrators, consultants, and clinicians, the featured speakers - a medical director from a New York City-based trauma center and a chief administrative officer from an acute-care facility in the Four Corners region of New Mexico - shared their experiences with evaluating their anesthesia group.
April 5, 2012
This resource document provides hospital administration with a detailed, yet easy-to-understand guide to follow when evaluating the delivery of anesthesia services and identifies the four areas to consider - leadership, financial management, quality improvement, and clinical services.
March 2, 2012
Presented in February 2012, "How The Anesthesia Care Team Model Can Contribute to Clinical Quality Excellence in Your OR" focused on the emergence of the anesthesia care team model and why it has become an increasingly popular staffing model for hospitals to implement
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.