Knowledge Center

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.
November 9, 2010
On Tuesday, November 9, 2010 Somnia Anesthesia and Becker's Hospital Review cohosted a webinar titled "What New Trends in Anesthesia Quality Will Mean to Your Bottom Line". Our speaker, Hugh Morgan, discussed how hospitals can develop a culture of clinical quality excellence in their anesthesia department that satisfies the new demands laid out by regulatory agencies and the impact it will have on their bottom lines.