Blog: The Perioperative Super Structure – Why Anesthesia Should Lead

By Michael Simon, M.D. Michael Simon, M.D. is a practicing anesthesiologist and Regional Director for North American Partners in Anesthesia (napaanesthesia.com) where he builds and leads perioperative super structures for hospitals throughout the country.     When I first became involved in drafting the six-part N
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5 Difference Between Traditional and Future Anesthesia Service Models

Written by Sabrina Rodak,, Becker’s Hospital Review – November 2, 2012 The healthcare industry’s move from a focus on productivity to a focus on value has led to many new models for care. The accountable care organization is a new model that encourages healthcare providers to partner to achieve greater qua
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Moving Patients Through the OR from Scheduling to Discharge

Written by Sabrina Rodak, Becker’s Hospital Review – May 18, 2012 Since patient flow problems in a hospital are never limited to one area or department, managing that patient flow has become an immense challenge among hospitals today. Any patient flow inefficiencies that are present within an operating room will
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