By Shawn Campbell, MD It was a crazy Friday and I was the on-call/charge anesthesiologist running the OR. Last thing I needed was to keep hearing my phone pinging. Emails, emails and more emails…nursing requests, surgeon requests, OR 4 is running late and we have an upset patient, Ortho has another add-on, quick huddle abou
ASA Monitor | Posted: January 2017 | Written by Rafael Cartagena, MD and Franc Galinanes Health care is constantly evolving. To be best-positioned, physicians who are equipped to make informed decisions will thrive in the increasingly challenging environment of health care reform. To meet the needs of their patients, anest
A nationally recognized tertiary care hospital in western Pennsylvania engaged NAPA to provide anesthesia services and at the same time, enhance operating room (OR) performance, safety, customer service, compliance and profitability.
BMJ Quality & Safety | January 28, 2016 | Written by Sarah Jo, Tim Xu, and Martin A. Makary Transparency can be a powerful driver of better healthcare quality.1 In 2013, it was proposed that recording video data in healthcare begin with the several medical procedures that are already video based (cardiac stent placemen
Transfusion | Volume 56, Feb 2016 | Written by Nicole R. Guinn, Jason R. Guercio, Thomas J. Hopkins, Aime Grimsley, Dinesh J. Kurian, Maria I. Jimenez, Michael P Bolognesi, Rebecca Schroeder, Solomon Aronson, on behalf of the Duke Perioperative Enhancement Team (POET) NAPA anesthesiologist, Jason R. Guercio, MD, co-authore