The Evolution of Anesthesiology in 2013: Q&A With Dr. Neil Kirschen of South Nassau Communities Hospital

Neil Kirschen, MD, is the chief of pain management in the department of anesthesiology at South     Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, N.Y., and the medical director for the Pain Management Center of Long Island in New York. He is board-certified in anesthesiology, pain medicine, acupuncture and massage therapy. He h
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5 Ways to Increase Anesthesia Cost-Effectiveness in ASCs

Written by Heather Linder, Becker’s ASC Review – November 9, 2012 Here are five tips from industry experts on how to increase anesthesia cost-effectiveness in ambulatory surgery centers. 1. Prevent anesthesia side effects. Patients experiencing side effects from anesthesia can be a major driving force behind ane
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4 Key Areas for Anesthesia Groups to Achieve the Highest Quality of Care

Written by Sabrina Rodak,, Becker’s ASC Review – October 28, 2012 At the 19th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference in Chicago Oct. 26, Charles Militana, MD, director of ASCs at North American Partners in Anesthesia and director of anesthesia at the Dorothy & Alvin Schwartz ASC at North Shore Universi
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5 Tips for Effective OR Management

Written by Sabrina Rodak, Becker’s Hospital Review, September 10, 2012 Operating room time management can have a significant effect on OR costs and revenue. Charles Militana, MD, director of anesthesia at Dorothy & Alvin Schwartz Ambulatory Surgery Center and director of ambulatory surgery centers with North Ameri
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6 Goals Every ASC Anesthesia Team Must Maintain

Written by Jaimie Oh, Becker’s Hospital Review- June 16, 2012 At the 10th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference in Chicago on June 15, Charles Militana, MD, director of anesthesia at Dorothy & Alvin Schwartz Ambulatory Surgery Center and director of ambulatory surgery centers with Nort
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4 Ways to Improve Anesthesiologist and Ambulatory Surgery Center Relationships

Written by Taryn Tawoda, Becker’s Hospital Review- June 8, 2012 Profitability is often the key to fostering a positive relationship between anesthesiologists and ambulatory surgery centers. “If there is a harmonious relationship between the surgeons and everyone has the same goal, that’s ideal,” says
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What Surgery Centers Should Expect in 2012: 5 ASC Market Trends

  Written by Abby Collard, Becker’s Hospital Review – February 6, 2012 Here are 15 trends for the ambulatory surgery center industry that will affect how ASCs do business in the upcoming year. 1. More complex and higher-end procedures will move into the outpatient setting. Sean Rambo, co-founder, Compass Su
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