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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.

Misdiagnosed: Rethinking Hospitals’ Financial Woes

September 30, 2021

Few hospital leaders escaped the budget devastation brought on by COVID-19. Now, as we emerge into a new era, many leaders feel pressure to cut costs in a well-intentioned attempt to mitigate financial losses. But, what if reducing expenses is not the most effective way to improve financial margins? What if a different course of...

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...