Journal and Courier
Anesthesiologist joins IU Health Arnett and more in People & Products
Indiana University Health Arnett announced that Nelson Alverio recently joined its anesthesiology department.
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Outpatient Surgery Magazine
Legal Update: The Dangers of Trying to Profit from Anesthesia
These so-called "company model" arrangements, in which the physicians' practice employs the anesthesia providers and bills for their services, also raise a pair of serious compliance questions: The Green Acres ASC is in desperate need of new business.
Outpatient Surgery Magazine
When the Doc Becomes the Patient
I'm an anesthesiologist. A few months ago, I had surgery in an outpatient facility and experienced how different it is to be on the table rather than above it.
Surgeons Develop Standards For Optimal Resources For Children's Surgical Care
The American College of Surgeons has published new comprehensive guidelines that define the resources the nation's surgical facilities need to perform operations effectively and safely in infants and children.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Outpatient Surgery Magazine
New Pediatric Surgery Standards
The American College of Surgeons has issued new standards aimed at ensuring surgical facilities achieve optimal outcomes in young patients by meeting the medical, emotional and social needs of children and infants.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Brian Sinclair was profiled to death
Three weeks ago I brought my youngest child to the hospital with a severe case of croup, a viral infection that causes swelling in the throat and vocal cords.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Decoding the Noncoding Transcripts in Human Heart Failure [Editorials]
From the Molecular Biology Institute , Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, College of Life Sciences , and Departments of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology, Medicine, and Physiology , David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
Sorrento Therapeutics hires Mike Royal as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development
I look forward to working with the Sorrento team to bring these groundbreaking targeted therapeutics to patients and physicians."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Dr. Helm has been practicing interventional pain management since 1982. Dr. Helm is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology with subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine and of the American Board of Pain Medicine.
Beckers ASC Review
Anesthesiology in 2014: Post-Op Pain Management, Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia & More
Two anesthesiologists discuss what lies ahead in the anesthesiology field as well as offer advice for anesthesiologists for the year to come.
Google Glass: Freaky, geeky tech toy aims to save lives
Walk around this tech capital and you'll spot someone wearing Google Glass, a device that spawns everything from envy to eye-rolling as debates rage over the wearable computer's pros and cons .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Millions of painkiller prescriptions written by non-doctors
Thirty million prescriptions for narcotic painkillers were written nationwide in 2013 by non-doctors, according to data obtained by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and MedPage Today.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Pulling problem teeth before heart surgery to prevent infection may be catch-22
Feb. 27, 2014 - To pull or not to pull? That is a common question when patients have the potentially dangerous combination of abscessed or infected teeth and the need for heart surgery.
Small Ubiquitin-Like Modifier 3-Modified Proteome Regulated by Brain...
From the Department of Anesthesiology , Proteomics Core Facility , and Department of Neurobiology , Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; and Department of Neurosurgery, The Fifth Central Hospital of Tianjin, Tianjin, China .
Respiratory Motion, Inc. Raises $5.8M in First Closing of Series B Financing
Respiratory Motion, Inc. today announced that it has completed the first close of its Series B Preferred financing round.
Study Finds Respiratory Volume Monitoring Significantly Improves...
The study's lead author has been awarded the prestigious first prize at the Post Graduate Assembly in Anesthesiology in New York for study results, which demonstrate that post-operative respiratory volume monitoring can help predict the risk of life-threatening complications in post-surgical patients.
The Raw Story
Gay brother: Anti-LGBT lobbyist is trolling for business with NFL proposal
The gay brother of the GOP lobbyist preparing legislation that would ban gay athletes from playing in the NFL has accused his brother of announcing his pending bill as an "attention grab" to drum up business for his lobbying firm.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
El Paso Times
Ex-El Paso mayor: UMC non-renewal of Texas Tech anesthesia contract will have disastrous effect
Former El Paso Mayor John Cook said the decision by University Medical Center to privatize its anesthesia services will have a disastrous effect on the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Dr. Cawilie G. Vergara [1943-2014]; Anesthesiologist sought after for advice, training
Dr. Cawilie G. Vergara, a longtime Toledo-area anesthesiologist who was a mentor and teacher to doctors and nurses in clinical programs at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, died Thursday in his West Toledo home.
Legal Briefs - False Claims Act Liability for CRNAs Related to Medical Direction
It has never been a secret to Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists that anesthesiologists are often not able to consistently comply with all of the requirements of TEFRA .