• Private equity backer dismissed from US Anesthesia Partners antitrust suit

    A federal judge has ruled that the Federal Trade Commission may proceed with a lawsuit against anesthesiology practice manager U.S. Anesthesia Partners, but its creator, private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, may be dismissed from the case. 
  • 5 highest-paid anesthesiologists in Cleveland

    The highest-paid anesthesiologist in Cleveland earns $644,900 per year, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $339,470 anesthesiologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • 8 states with no anesthesia residents

    As anesthesiologist shortages continue nationwide, new residents may be the key to solving ongoing staffing struggles. 
  • What's going on in anesthesia?

    Here are five updates in the anesthesia space that anesthesiologists should know:
  • US Anesthesia Partners taps former GE executive for EVP role

    Former GE HealthCare executive Jeff Terry has joined U.S. Anesthesia Partners as its executive vice president of health system strategy and innovation. 
  • States ranked by CRNAs per capita

    Texas and Florida have the most certified registered nurse anesthetists of any state, according to recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  • How hospitals can manage anesthesia staffing, scheduling

    As hospitals have been in dire need of anesthesia staff over the last few years, the need for locum labor has continued to rise. 
  • Penn Medicine to phase out desflurane anesthetic

    Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine is phasing out common anesthesia gas desflurane, the most potent greenhouse gas found in hospitals, according to a May 7 report from The Philadelphia Inquirer. 
  • Maximizing ASCs' anesthesia efficiency: 3 expert tips to implement now

    ASC leaders face a uniquely challenging landscape when it comes to anesthesia. Provider shortages are causing salary inflation, while at the same time, third-party payers are systemically cutting anesthesia reimbursements. 
  • Anesthesiologist named president of Texas Medical Association

    The Texas Medical Association named Beaumont-based anesthesiologist G. Ray Callas, MD, as its 159th president. 
  • 3 anesthesiologist controversies in 1 month

    Here are three anesthesiologist lawsuits or license probations Becker's has reported on since April 15: 
  • Medical board puts anesthesiologist on probation for working while impaired

    The Medical Board of California has put anesthesiologist Anna Bowling, MD, on probation for seven years for practicing medicine while under the influence, ABC affiliate KXTV reported May 2. 
  • CRNA pay vs. average household income by state

    Nurse anesthetists make an average of $281,240 in Illinois, the highest-earning state, compared to the state's average household income of $106,728.
  • The bright spot for anesthesia's future

    The anesthesia market has had a challenging last several years, as systems struggle to find qualified professionals in a competitive market. 
  • Anesthesiologist workforce by the numbers

    Here are five numbers to know regarding anesthesiologists in the U.S., using data from Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report" for 2024, its "Anesthesiologist Compensation Report" for 2023 and the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey:
  • CRNA pay per hour by state

    Illinois and Massachusetts pay certified registered nurse anesthetists the highest hourly wage, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  • Penn Medicine anesthesia tech killed in hit and run

    Jonathan Mack, 55, an anesthesia technician at Philadelphia-based Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, was killed in a hit-and-run, according to an April 25 report from The Philadelphia Inquirer. 
  • 3,713 anesthesia devices recalled

    Draeger has recalled 3,713 Perseus A500 anesthesia workstations following reports that the internal backup battery had failed spontaneously while the system was being operated off the main power supply. 
  • The ins and outs of telehealth coding

    Medical coding is finicky in its own right, and when telehealth is added to the mix, the process becomes even more complex.
  • 5 anesthesiologists in the headlines 

    Here are five anesthesiologists making headlines in the last month:

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