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Tips for Finding Your Next Anesthesiologist or CRNA Job

By CCI Anesthesia

Across the country and around the world, anesthesiologists and CRNAs are in high demand. This means there is no shortage of job openings for anesthesia providers, but how do you know if your offer is competitive and transparent? Fine print, job stability, clinical autonomy and teaching expectations are merely a few considerations you must take…

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How Anesthesia Providers Can Help Improve OR Performance

By CCI Anesthesia

Anesthesia providers are seldom credited for their important roles in improving operating room performance. At CCI Anesthesia, we know how valuable anesthesia providers are from a dual perspective that looks at both efficiency and patient care. Our providers do more than simply provide high quality anesthesia care—they are trusted teammates who work hard to support…

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Tips for Clinical Anesthesia Leadership

By CCI Anesthesia

Whether you are a new Chief of Anesthesia or have many decades of experience in this unique leadership role, there are always pathways to become better. Since 2004, CCI Anesthesia has been supporting hospitals and surgery centers through innovative leadership and high-quality clinical services. Over the years, our clinical leaders have been able to deploy…

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Improving Your Operating Room Performance

By CCI Anesthesia

As an administrator, you know how important the performance of your operating rooms is to your bottom line. Considering that surgical admissions bring in 48% of hospital revenue on average and the fact that a general surgeon alone generates more than $2M in annual average net revenue, you want your operating rooms performing flawlessly. When…

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Anesthesia Management Skills for Small to Medium-Sized Groups

By CCI Anesthesia

The best anesthesia providers are highly skilled not only in the delivery of high-quality anesthesia care, but also in using emotional intelligence to foster a culture of shared success. Even though in many ways anesthesia providers work independently, they also serve as essential members of several teams. Anesthesia providers who are empowered and capable of…

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Improving Anesthesia Regulatory Compliance

By CCI Anesthesia

Regulatory compliance in your anesthesia department is extremely important to the bottom line of your facility and the safety of your patients. Your anesthesia group should place a constant emphasis on documentation improvement, reviewing departmental policies and procedures and educating providers on new policies. If you believe your anesthesia regulatory compliance could be improved but…

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Improving Anesthesia Reimbursement

By CCI Anesthesia

Anesthesia reimbursement is often mistakenly considered something that is static. We hear all too often from administrators who say, “it is what it is,” when referring to their lackluster anesthesia reimbursement rates. At CCI Anesthesia, we routinely roll up our sleeves to transform poorly performing anesthesia services and leave no stone unturned when it comes…

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How to Reduce Anesthesia Costs

By CCI Anesthesia

To industry outsiders, it may seem like reducing anesthesia costs is simple. Experienced hospital administrators understand how quickly anesthesia costs can soar when not managed carefully and methodically. It takes a team of dedicated experts who are routinely assessing performance metrics, collections, staffing models, operating room utilization and a myriad of other factors to effectively…

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