Knowledge Center

February 22, 2011
Somnia Anesthesia’s CFO John Ansorge offers an insider’s perspective on some of the greatest concerns and challenges facing hospitals today. He also weighs in on why hospital administration struggles to work effectively with their anaesthesiologists and poses recommendations on how hospitals CFOs can elicit positive changes to ensure a more efficient and profitable operation.
February 4, 2011
This resource material discusses how partnering with an anesthesia management company helps to clarify the mystery surrounding anesthesia services. Read how an effective management company can offer transparency and align goals with the hospital's needs - inside and outside the OR.
February 2, 2011
Thomas Schares, MD, MBA, an anesthesiologist with Somnia Anesthesia who serves as chief of anesthesiology for Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif., discusses the phenomenon known as "normalization of deviance" and how it is impacting healthcare and the quality of care provided by anesthesiologists.
January 24, 2011
Philip S. Koerper, MD, chief of anesthesia at Kentucky Surgery Center, recently sat down with an editorial staff member at Beckers ASC Review. He discusses five ways that ambulatory surgery center's anesthesiologists can help promote high-quality patient care and good relationships between providers.
December 1, 2010
Anesthesia providers are deeply concerned about how the advent of accountable care organizations will impact their practice. Jonathan Friedman, Somnia’s COO, offers insights and valuable advice on how to optimize this unique opportunity.