In 2002, John Sikes, Jeff LeBlanc and Scott Sutton left West Jefferson Hospital in New Orleans and began offering contract anesthesia services throughout southern Louisiana. At that time, the staffing market for nurse anesthetists was volatile, providing the three...
DPI Anesthesia proudly announces a partnership with Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center as their anesthesia provider. The Piedmont system consistently delivers the highest quality, safest, and patient-centered care and services, known as “The Piedmont Way.” While...
Total Joint Replacements (TJRs) are being done with increasing frequency in the outpatient setting. At our facility, we historically performed every TJR under spinal anesthesia and were very successful with this approach. However, our surgical team began to discuss...
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A question that routinely arises when facilities are looking to transition their anesthesia services is, “How fast can you staff our facility?” Even in ideal situations, there are a few factors that must be considered prior to recruiting new providers.
There are three transitional elements a new anesthesia group should focus on to make the transition as smooth and seamless as possible. The first key is . . .
Anesthesia billing has many unique facets that make it different from other medical specialty billing. One unique element is the use of modifiers. . .