Knowledge Center

June 11, 2010
Q&A with Jonathan Friedman, COO, Somnia Anesthesia
June 11, 2010
"Driving Value in Anesthesia" is the topic of an white paper published in the June issue of HFM Magazine. Interviews with Lawrence M. Schecter, MD, FACS, Maureen Martin, MD, FACS, and Marc E. Koch, MD, MBA, shed light on the complex relationship between the clinical and non-clinical drivers of value around the OR, a hospital's key revenue generator.
June 1, 2010
Somnia Anesthesia Services recently presented a free webinar entitled "Keeping Your Surgeons Satisfied - The Role of Anesthesia Management in Meeting Their Demands and Optimizing the OR." Speakers were Maureen Martin, MD, chief of surgery at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, Calif.; Jim Edwards, CEO of Greater Hazelton (Pa.) Health Alliance; and Marc Koch, MD, president and CEO of Somnia.
April 27, 2010
The survival of today's hospitals depends on how well management balances the financial, administrative and quality performance of their staff. One method for achieving a positive return on investment (ROI) is to establish the hospital's operating room (OR) as a center of excellence. Effective management of anesthesia services plays a pivotal role in achieving excellence in the OR. This white paper examines what drives value in the OR and how focusing on clinical quality excellence in anesthesia services is an effective technique for maximizing OR efficiencies.
April 19, 2010
The Goldilocks Anesthesia Foundation just published the secret to preventing both postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) and postoperative pain in the April 2010 issue of 'Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,' the undisputed number one journal in the field.