Nuances of Staffing and Managing an Ambulatory Surgery Center Anesthesia Department For ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), choosing an anesthesia management company is an extremely important decision. Experience matters when it comes to managing an ASC anesthesia...
Thomas Baribeault, DNP, CRNA practices at Southern Regional Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia where he is the clinical coordinator for nurse anesthesia residents doing general OR and obstetric rotations. He is also the founder of the Society for Opioid-Free...
A major focus in outpatient anesthesia has become opioid-sparing techniques to minimize the patient’s exposure to addictive opioid medications. Along with increasing the frequency of peripheral nerve blocks for postoperative pain, we have become more creative with...
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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. . .