By: Jeff Smith, CRNA and Karen Ramsey, CRNA There was recently an emergent case of amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) here at the hospital we cover. Fortunately—for everyone involved—the patient and baby both made a miraculous recovery thanks primarily to the efforts of...
When I started with DPI, it was a very small company. The owners and managers worked as anesthesia providers alongside me. Over the years, DPI has flourished and expanded, but I believe they still treat their employees as coworkers.
You have just been scheduled for surgery. Now, you have been told not to eat anything before surgery. When hunger strikes, you have likely wondered, “why can’t I eat or drink anything before surgery? Is it really that important?”
One of the core tenets of DPI Anesthesia is relationships and this Leadership Retreat offered opportunities to develop and strengthen relationships with each other, both in a formal setting and in an informal setting.
Diversified Professionals, Inc. has been selected by Roper St. Francis Healthcare to manage their anesthesia services at two facilities in South Carolina.
To be best prepared for sudden staffing shortages, I have learned over the years to do what I like to call, “building the bench.” What is, “building the bench,” you ask?
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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. . .