News & Events

Champions of PMC

Jon Wilton, Chief CRNA, Mercy Medical Center, Mt. Shasta, CA  California Association of Nurse Anesthetists Spotlight

Julie Broussard, MD, Lafayette General Medical Center  Dr. Julie Broussard and Dr. Brad Broussard Save a Life

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Events

LSA Annual Meeting

2018 Louisiana Anesthesiology

April 13, 2018 – April 14, 2018

Renaissance Arts Warehouse District

New Orleans, LA

 https://www.asahq.org/meetings/calendar/2018/04/2018-louisiana-anesthesiology-(20180413)

New Jazz in Anesthesia

April 26, 2018 – April 29, 2018

Astor Crown Plaza

New Orleans, LA

https://www.nwas.com/neworleans/18ANO.html

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Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management

The 2018 Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management (AIAPM)  will be held Saturday, April 28 – Monday, April, 30, 2018 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

The meeting will focus on practice management issues with the goal of enlightening attendees on broader group strategy issues, including numerous talks on billing, coding and compliance.

AIAPM 2018 will bring together the finest experts in the field of anesthesia billing and practice management to address the bottom line issues that will help each attendee to better manage his or her practice or business.

The AIAPM meeting is jointly provided by Medical Business Solutions and Tulane University Health Sciences Center. The meeting website, brochure, registration and exhibitor information will be available in November.

For more information, please contact info@aiapmconference.com or cme@tulane.edu.

Center for Continuing Education Tulane University Health Sciences Center 1430 Tulane Ave.  #8451 New Orleans, LA   70112 504-988-5466 Fax: 504-988-1779 cme@tulane.edu http://tulane.edu/cce/

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Anesthesiology 2018

Annual Meeting

October 13, 2018 – October 17, 2018

Moscone Center

City by the Bay, San Francisco, CA

https://www.asahq.org/annualmeeting/

The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia

October 26, 2018 – October 28, 2018

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

https://www.asahq.org/meetings/calendar/2018/10/the-difficult-airway-course-anesthesia-(20181026)

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Articles of Interest

Healthcare Predictions for Ever-changing Times

  • PMC is anesthesia: differentiated

  • Patient Experience and patient satisfaction are now common hallmarks of successful practices. Read Anesthesia Business Consultant’s blog on how patient satisfaction affects anesthesiologists today: http://www.anesthesiallc.com/publications/blog/entry/what-does-patient-satisfaction-mean-to-and-for-anesthesiologists-1
  • Work-life balance: is this phrase merely buzzwords or a potential solution to physician burnout Medical News Today explores the issues here: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318087.php
  • High deductibles are becoming more and more common in healthcare today, and providers must adapt their revenue collection accordingly. Read Modern Health Care’s report on hospitals adapting to the new normal:  http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20170628/NEWS/170629877/hospitals-struggle-with-the-dilemma-of-patients-hit-by-high