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Lynette Bear, CRNA, DNP, MBA, Joins Executive Team At Somnia Anesthesia As VP Of Clinical Operations

Appointment Sharpens Company’s Focus on Value-Based Solutions

HARRISON, NY (December 19, 2018) – Somnia Anesthesia, a national anesthesia practice management company, today announced the appointment of Lynette Bear, CRNA, DNP, MBA as Vice President of Clinical Operations. She will report directly to the company’s COO.

Dr. Bear brings to Somnia more than 20 years of clinical and administrative experience optimizing anesthesia operations, implementing strategic programs, and building successful anesthesia teams, all of which strengthen the experience of the company’s executive bench. In her new role, Dr. Bear will be responsible for leading and managing certain of the company’s client accounts, which are in a variety of clinical settings across the country, assuming responsibility for the financial and clinical performance of each. In addition to her administrative duties, she will continue her clinical practice on a limited basis.

“My experience with anesthesia delivery and facility start-ups in the ambulatory and hospital space has helped me to implement innovative solutions to operational challenges. My vision for safe, quality and effective care aligns with Somnia’s care model which makes this the perfect career match for me,” says Dr. Bear. “I was drawn to Somnia’s modern approach to anesthesia, their utilization of anesthesia care teams, and their embrace of the perioperative care model.” 

Dr. Bear comes to Somnia after spending more than 12 years at the Laser Spine Institute where she served in several roles of increasing responsibility, including Senior Director of Anesthesia Administration, Senior Director of Corporate Development, and Director of Medical Intake. She also served as a clinical CRNA leader.

“We are delighted that Dr. Bear is joining Somnia and bringing with her a blend of solid clinical and administrative skills,” says Linda Caccamo, CRNA, MS, MBA/MHA, Chief Operating Officer at Somnia.
Her innovative approach to leveraging big data to improve anesthesia delivery, her strategic solutions to evolving challenges, and her dedication to safer care and enhanced patient experiences align perfectly with ours.”

In addition to her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Rush University in Illinois, Lynette earned an MBA from University of Tampa, Florida.  She continues to practice as a CRNA in several states. An experienced speaker and presenter, Lynette has addressed professional and clinical audiences on a variety of topics including Integration of Hypnosis and Music Into Anesthesia and other practical anesthesia skills.

About Somnia Anesthesia
Somnia Anesthesia is a national privately held anesthesia-only practice management company established in 1996 and headquartered in New York.  Our singular focus is on building and managing local anesthesia teams that consistently deliver the highest quality patient care, enhance operating room performance, increase revenues, and achieve full surgeon and patient satisfaction. 

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