Anesthesia Cost Curve Webinar Recording Now Available For Download

NEW ROCHELLE, NY (November 18, 2013) – Somnia Anesthesia, a national anesthesia practice management company, recently presented a webinar entitled “Analyzing the Factors That Impact the Anesthesia Cost Curve”. Led by Hugh Morgan, VP of Quality Management at Somnia, discussed how anesthesia spending is still trending upward without expected return on value. However, the presentation provided insight to hospital executives on a variety of strategies and initiatives that can be implemented to alleviate cost increases while improving a hospital’s anesthesia value. Strategies discussed included alternative staffing models, performance-based salaries, on-site leadership initiatives, and an overall quality improvement program.

Other speakers included Dr. Jerry Balentine (D.O., FACEP, FACOEP, Executive VP of Clinical Strategies and Affiliations) and Dr. Robert Karpinos (Chief of Anesthesiology) of St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, NY.

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About Somnia Anesthesia

Somnia Anesthesia optimizes anesthesia services for healthcare facilities throughout the country by combining clinical excellence with unparalleled management acumen. Owned and operated by anesthesiologists since 1996, Somnia provides a turnkey, solutions-based approach to anesthesia management. With an extensive in-house infrastructure and a single-minded focus on anesthesiology, Somnia builds and manages local anesthesia teams that consistently deliver the highest quality patient care, enhance operating room performance, increase revenues, and achieve full surgeon and patient satisfaction. For more information visit:


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