CRNA News Coverage

​One of the main strategic priorities of the AANA Public Relations Department, and a key benefit of membership, is to promote nurse anesthesia to hospital administrators, policy makers, healthcare professionals, patients and others through print, broadcast and digital media. Below are recent news items about CRNAs, AANA, and nurse anesthesia that were published, posted, or broadcast after dissemination by AANA. Additional news items will be added regularly to this list.
The Hill: The Healthcare Industry Has Been Part of the Opioid Problem - It's Time We're Part of the Solution, August 25, 2017 (Circulation: 24,000 print subscribers).
Metro: Do you Have What it Takes to Become a Nurse Anesthetist?, July 31, 2017 (Circulation: 18 million daily).
Texarkana Gazette: Stop Taking ED Drugs Before Anesthesia, by Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D., July 26, 2017 (Circulation: 25,000 daily).
U.S. News & World Report: What Men Need to Know About ED Drugs and Anesthesia, June 26, 2017 (Monthly Circulation: 20 million unique visitors with 120 million page views).
Becker's ASC Review: 3 Key Thoughts from American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Incoming President Bruce Weiner, June 22, 2017 (Circulation: 25,000).
Florida Trend: Gain From No Pain: Profile of Wolford College's Nurse Anesthetist Program, May 24, 2017 (Print circulation: 250,000; Online unique visitors: 110,000).
Daily Nurse: Behind the Scenes with a CRNA, January 26, 2017 (Online circulation: 125,000).
Minority Nurse: Encouraging Diversity in Nurse Anesthetist Field, January 24, 2017 (Print circulation: 36,000+; Quarterly; Online circulation: 75,000).
Forbes: VA Ignores CRNA Evidence as Veterans Wait for Timely Anesthesia Care, January 12, 2017 (Circulation: 50M monthly unique visitors; 6.8M audience readership).
MD Magazine: CRNAs Fight VA Policy Change, January 10, 2017. (Circulation: 3,500-5,000/issue)
HealthLeaders Media: VA Grants APRN Full Practice Authority. Almost. January 3, 2017 (Circulation: 40,000; Monthly).
Stars & Stripes: Nurse Anesthetists Fight for More Autonomy at VA Hospitals, December 23, 2016 (Circulation: 1,000,000+) Advocates: Let Nurse Anesthetists Practice Across the VA, December 22, 2016
MedPage Today: Nurse Anesthetists Planning to Oppose VA Rule, December 15, 2016.
Courier-Journal: Vets Stand to Gain Under Proposed Rule, May 27, 2016. (Circulation: 131,208 Daily; 224,420 Sunday)
Drugs News: Nurse Anesthetists Unite with Nursing Colleagues to Celebrate the Culture of Safety for National Nurses Week May 6-12, 2016.
Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality, CRNA Reminds Clinicians That Malignant Hyperthermia is Life Threatening, March 10, 2016. (Circulation: 18,500)
Washington Times, Opinion: Optimizing Nursing Skills for Better Veterans Care, Washington Times, March 8, 2016. (Circulation: 59,185)
Ebony, [In My Lifetime] Goldie Brangman on Saving Martin Luther King's Life, Ebony, February 22, 2016. (Circulation: 11 million.)
Harlem World Radio, February 6, 2016: Goldie Brangman And Evan Koch Talk Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Harlem, The Danny Tisdale Show, Harlem World Radio. (Circulation: 1.5 million annually). Podcast.
Becker's Hospital Review, "Answering Today's Need for High-Quality Anesthesia Care at a Lower Cost," (white paper) by Juan Quintana, CRNA, DNP, MHS, January 20, 2016. (Circulation: 18,500)
Modern Healthcare, January 6, 2016: Commentary: Advanced Practice Nurses Still Face Too Many Barriers (Publication Circulation: 70,295+)
President Quintana and Lorraine Jordan were interviewed for the January 4, 2016 episode of The Nursing Show (Audience: 100,000+) on CRNAs, the geographical imbalance research, and more.
La Prensa de San Antonio, December 20, 2015, CRNAs providing majority of care in underserved areas (Publication Circulation: 60,581)
Hospitals & Health Networks, December 16, 2015: Nurse Watch: Big Bucks Toward Expanding Patient Access to Nurse Notes; Home Care Nurses Travel ‘Astronomical’ Distance (Circulation: 77,210)
Becker’s ASC Review, December 10, 2015: Study finds relationship between distribution of anesthesia providers and socioeconomic factors – 5 highlights (Circulation: 25,000)
News Medical, December 10, 2015: New study finds relationship between socioeconomic factors and distribution of anesthesia providers (Circulation: 4,000,000 monthly visits; 300,000 email subscribers)
Regator, December 10, 2015: New Study Suggests Imbalance of Anesthesia Providers by Socioeconomic Status
SciFeeds, December 10, 2015: New study finds relationship between socioeconomic factors and distribution of anesthesia providers
Clinical Pain Advisor, December 9, 2015: Is Anesthesia Care Socioeconomically Imbalanced? (Circulation: 10,446)
Noozilla, December 9, 2015: New Study Suggests Imbalance of Anesthesia Providers By Socioeconomic Status
International Association of Anesthesiologists, December 9, 2015: New Study Suggests Imbalance of Anesthesia Providers by Socioeconomic Status
News-Medical, November 4, 2015: Advanced Pain Management Fellowship Prepares CRNAs to Meet Needs of Americans with Chronic Pain (Circulation: 4,000,000 monthly visits; 300,000 email subscribers)

 Ads Promoting CRNAs


AANA has recently published print and digital advertising in Becker's Hospital Review (December 2015 issue) and Hospital & Health Networks (January 2016 issue). The ads are intended to appeal to hospital administrators and drive them to the AANA’s new video and the public education campaign microsite for additional information.

Print Ad - click to see larger version

December 2015 - click to see digital version.
Ad appears on p. 52

January 2016 - click to
go to AANA's microsite.
Go to H&HN's site, see
p. 22 of January issue.
(subscription required)