Articles

December 23, 2015

An Introduction to the Anesthesia Quality Institute’s (AQI) National Anesthesia ...

With the role of anesthesia becoming ever more crucial to hospital treatments around the globe, ensuring the quality of the ...
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December 21, 2015

Anesthesiologist Assistants and Their Role in Anesthesia Care

Anesthesiologist Assistants, or AAs, have played an instrumental role within anesthesia care teams since the creation of the profession in ...
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December 15, 2015

Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and Anesthesia

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), established under the Tax Relief and Healthcare Act of 2006 by the Center for ...
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December 8, 2015

Debating the Use of Physiological Closed-Loop Controlled (PCLC) Devices

Although Physiological Closed-Loop Controlled (PCLC) Devices have been readily available in parts of Europe for over ten years now, regulatory ...
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December 2, 2015

The Development of Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS) in Anesthesia ...

In today’s 21st century, technology has come to play a vital role in all facets of the health care industry. ...
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November 30, 2015

Open Enrollment Period: Updates to the Health Insurance Marketplace

In June 2009, President Obama described his vision for a health insurance marketplace as a one-stop shop for health insurance ...
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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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