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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.

Miguel Cervantes III, MD, FASA Appointed Anesthesia Medical Director at Washington Practice

November 11, 2020

Premier Anesthesia is excited to announce Miguel Cervantes III, MD, FASA, as our anesthesia medical director at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Wash. As our anesthesia medical director, Dr. Cervantes will lead the practice in quality initiatives, strategic growth and performance improvement. Dr. Cervantes has been a member of the Premier Anesthesia team since...

Premier Anesthesia Appoints New President, Preston W. Smith

August 25, 2020

Smith to Lead National Anesthesia Management Company in Next Phase of Its Growth Journey Premier Anesthesia, a national leader and specialist in anesthesia practice management, today announced the appointment of its new president, Preston W. Smith, JD, FACHE. Serving the market for nearly two decades, Premier Anesthesia has become a go-to partner of choice for...

The Benefits of a National Anesthesia Partner

July 7, 2020

The current state of healthcare has created a need for anesthesia departments that are flexible and able to weather many circumstances. We often encounter situations where the hospital wants to keep the anesthesia providers from the existing group, but the coverage and contractual agreements are no longer financially or operationally feasible for either. In many...

Premier Anesthesia medical directors lead in helping to develop COVID-19 containment boxes

April 21, 2020

Across the country, we are seeing medical professionals step up in incredible ways to keep their patients, coworkers and themselves safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. Dr. Phillip Cusano, Anesthesia Medical Director at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, Calif., worked with a local company, Paul’s Glass Co., to create a plexiglass box to cover COVID-19 patients...

COVID-19: Safety and Readiness Tips for Providers

March 13, 2020

Safe practices for your hospital’s anesthesia department when treating a patient with COVID-19: As hospitals across the country take on the SARS-CoV-2 virus and prepare to treat patients with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) here are some precautions and safety measures your anesthesia team can take. Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) The American Society of...