Knowledge Center

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.
November 30, 2010
Today it is not enough to have a clinically competent anesthesia team working in your OR. Learn how even the most skilled clinical team can expose a hospital to financial, administrative and quality performance risk with our latest white paper.