Knowledge Center

December 15, 2014
This white paper provides an all-encompassing review of CRNAs role in anesthesia services, highlighting the history of the profession, the education, licensing, and experience requirements; and analyzes how and why hospitals choose a blended care team model and the potential benefits of doing so.
November 25, 2014
Anecdotal results are meaningless. At Somnia, we continuously quantify our performance and provide hard data on our anesthesia teams' clinical quality and patient outcomes. We are committed to the quality and efficiency anesthesia clinical and management services.
November 21, 2014
Healthcare reform continues to drive innovation in healthcare management and delivery. One Pennsylvania hospital was tasked with resolving an increasing amount of overtime hours, a bottleneck in the operating room, and a dramatic increase in caseload – all in the midst of a corporate merger. Somnia's partnership with this nonprofit community hospital helped resolve coverage issues, implemented meaningful cost controls, and successfully adapted to the increased case load – supporting the hospital’s commitment to its business model transformation.
November 9, 2014
As healthcare providers have shifted their focus toward clinical performance and patient outcomes, anecdoctal results have become meaningless. At Somnia, we continuously quantify our performance and provide the hard data that demonstrates our commitment to the quality, efficiency, and value of our anesthesia clinical and management series.
November 4, 2014
In this article, first published in HFM magazine, Hugh Morgan, Somnia's VP of Quality, discusses four primary areas that hospital leaders should consider in analyzing the anesthesia cost curve at their organizations and determining the ROI they should expect for their anesthesia spend