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The Beginning: The DPI Story

The Beginning: The DPI Story

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...

Five Questions with Tom Baribeault

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...

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How Fast Can DPI Staff Our Facility?

How Fast Can DPI Staff Our Facility?

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.