Knowledge Center

May 31, 2011
Transparency is essential to success in the new healthcare landscape. In this article from Becker's Hospital Review, three hospital executives discuss how their facilities embraced transparency and data distribution to improve finances, satisfaction and clinical outcomes.
April 28, 2011
Presented live in April 2011, this webinar explains how strategic partnerships can help hospitals thrive in the new healthcare environment. Presented by Somnia Anesthesia and medical device manufacturer B. Braun, the webinar explains how the strategic partnership between an anesthesia company and a related product supplier adds value to both organizations. Using regional anesthesia as an example, it demonstrates how even minor changes in the delivery of anesthesia have an immediate impact on outcomes, revenue streams, and patient satisfaction.
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.