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As a leader in anesthesia management, we consider it our responsibility to stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends. Read our blogs below for relevant information geared toward healthcare professionals and patients.

Premier Anesthesia’s Parent Company, Jackson Healthcare, Earns Spot on Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” List

July 16, 2024

ATLANTA, Ga., July 16, 2024 — Premier Anesthesia, one of the nation’s largest privately held anesthesia management companies, today announced that its parent company, Jackson Healthcare®, has been recognized on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list. Published by Fortune and Great Place To Work®, the list celebrates organizations that cultivate exceptional workplace cultures...

Is Anesthesia Running Out of Gas? – Understanding The Pain Inflicted By The ‘Financialization’ Of Anesthesia

July 2, 2024

Currently, anesthesia is administered over one hundred million times annually in the U.S. That number has been climbing year-over-year and is expected to continue into the foreseeable future. Our population is aging. Every day, approximately 10,000 baby boomers retire and that population will balloon from 35.1 million in 2000 to over 69 million in 2030....

Overbooked and Overwhelmed: The Consequences of Private Equity’s Push for Profit

June 26, 2024

The involvement of private equity firms in healthcare has introduced various strategies to increase efficiency and profitability. One such method is overbooking surgical cases in anesthesia departments. Private equity firms, in their pursuit of maximizing returns, may advocate for overbooking as a means to increase surgical throughput and optimize resource utilization. However, this strategy can...

The Impact of High Turnover in Anesthesia Departments After Private Equity Takeovers

June 26, 2024

When private equity firms aim to streamline operations and increase profitability in medical facilities, their involvement often leads to high staff turnover rates. For instance, changes in employment terms, compensation structures, and operational expectations can lead to dissatisfaction among providers who seek more stable and predictable work environments. However, the implications can be far-reaching and...

Addressing the Knowledge Gap When Private Equity Meets Anesthesia Management

May 30, 2024

Private equity firms, while demonstrating a growing interest in the healthcare sector and acquiring numerous medical facilities and specialty departments, also pose potential risks. Some medical facilities may turn to private equity for fresh capital and innovative business strategies. However, their involvement, often driven by limited knowledge and understanding of the complexities of healthcare, can...