Articles

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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August 30, 2015

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

One of the key functions of an anesthesia management organization is supply chain management of anesthesia equipment and medications. This ...
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December 8, 2012

Predicting Surgical Case Duration

To address chronic complaints about “OR inefficiency” due to inaccurate case times and scheduling, a hospital utilizes their new surgical ...
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October 19, 2012

Accountable Care Organizations

Anesthesiology and Accountable Care Organizations: What impact will ACOs have on anesthesia delivery in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers? What ...
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March 8, 2012

Xenon’s Anesthesia Practice Management Services

Xenon Health offers comprehensive anesthesia practice management services including: Recruiting Credentialing Staffing Scheduling Revenue cycle optimization Quality tracking With over ...
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