Knowledge Center

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.
July 12, 2011
The decision to change anesthesia providers is a significant one, involving much more than simply hiring a new clinical team. It requires a thoughtful, well-managed approach that considers every stakeholder who will be affected by the change. This white paper describes three phases for anesthesia onboarding and change management in hospitals, and outlines best practices for a successful transition to a new anesthesia partner.
July 5, 2011
A group of highly-reputable GI doctors and a Major Medical Center teamed up to form a new GI ASC. The new ASC was planned to begin with 2 rooms and to grow quickly to 5 rooms as their caseload increased. The situation demanded an anesthesia company with the experience to develop and manage a team capable of handling rapid growth with periods of inconsistent volume, while providing 100% coverage and exceptional patient and surgeon satisfaction, leading them to choose Somnia to improve their staffing capabilities.
June 29, 2011
A Multi-Specialty Surgery Center outgrew their existing capacity and relocated to a spacious state-of the-art facility equipped to double their caseload volume, attract new talent and to expand their procedure reportoire. Somnia was strategically chosen as the anesthesia management team capable of competently handling procedural coverage, improving quality of care, recruiting qualified staff, and achieving record growth - the highest volume of procedures performed in the country.