Articles

November 11, 2015

The Implications of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Healthcare

Recent movements toward the democratization of data across information systems have fuelled a rapid uptake in the capabilities of mobile ...
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November 9, 2015

The Shift to Value-Based Payments in Anesthesia and Healthcare

Healthcare providers and hospitals are in the midst of a significant change to the way they do business in the ...
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November 2, 2015

Contracting with Healthcare Providers

Once a medical practice has identified a healthcare provider to hire, it will usually want to sign a legal contract ...
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October 29, 2015

The Effect of Internet of Things on Healthcare Technology

Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) describes a phenomenon[i] through which the operational aspects of the physical world become increasingly ...
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October 26, 2015

Impact of The Affordable Care Act on Physician Reimbursements

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPCA or commonly called ACA), passed by the Obama Administration in 2010, creates ...
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October 21, 2015

Healthcare Information Technology and Its Impact on the Health Insurance ...

Healthcare Information Technology: A Primer HIT is a far reaching phenomenon responsible for integrating the flow of health information across ...
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October 21, 2015

Perioperative Surgical Home

In June 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services honored the Peri-Operative Surgical Home at Phoenix Indian Medical Center ...
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October 21, 2015

Anesthesia: A Historical Overview

Twenty-one million people in the U.S. will receive general anesthesia in a typical year.  But the ability to artificially induce any of the defining components—analgesia (insensitivity to ...
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October 14, 2015

The Transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 Coding

The classification of causes of death was first developed in the 1800s[1]. Since then, the classification has been revised 10 ...
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October 12, 2015

Anesthesia Management – Recruiting

A key aspect of anesthesia management is the recruitment of anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists. This process begins with ...
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September 22, 2015

Anesthesia Management – Credentialing of Anesthesiologists and Certified Registered Nurse ...

Credentialing involves establishing the qualifications of licensed healthcare professionals and securing the appropriate and requisite documentation concerning their background, experience ...
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September 1, 2015

What Is Anesthesia Management?

Anesthesia Management Anesthesia is an integral part of any surgical procedure, for keeping the patient comfortable and stable. In addition ...
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