Anesthesia News Roundup

Anesthesia News Roundup is a collection of news items pertaining to the clinical side of anesthesia, the business of anesthesia, professional ethics, and items of interest.

Disclaimer: Anesthesia News Roundup is for informational purposes, and its content should not be interpreted as endorsements, standards of care, or position statements of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. All links are accurate upon posting, but may become obsolete due to publishers moving content or expiring older content.

Cerner Taps Amazon Web Services to Ramp Up Healthcare AI Capabilities, Predictive Technology
FierceHealthcare, December 3, 2019

Lacking Specialist Access Drives Health Disparities
Modern Healthcare, December 3, 2019

Canada
Guest Column: Anesthesiologist Shortage Could be Solved with Nurse Anesthetists
Windsor Star (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), December 1, 2019

Researchers Clarify the Mechanism Behind Ketamine's Mechanism Action
Watertown Daily (Watertown, N.Y.), November 28, 2019

15 Doctors Fired from Chicago-Area Health System
MedPage Today, November 26, 2019

Schaumburg Stabbing Victim Remembered as Caring Nurse at St. Alexius
Daily Herald (suburban Chicago), November 26, 2019

Survey: Health Benefit Costs to Rise by 6.8% Globally in 2020
FierceHealthcare, November 25, 2019

How Going Green Can Save Your Hospital Millions
Anesthesiology News, November 25, 2019

Eight Major CMS Changes to Take Effect in 2020
Becker's ASC Review, November 22, 2019

Recurrence of Breast Cancer After REgional or General Anesthesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
The Lancet/MD Linx, November 22, 2019

How Switching Anesthetics Can Have a Massive Impact on a Hospital's Carbon Footprint
Sudbury.com (Sudbury, Ontario, Canada), November 22, 2019

Comparison of Intraoperative Sedation with Dexmedetomidine vs Propofol on Acute Postoperative Pain in Total Knee Arthroplasty Under Spinal Anesthesia: A Randomized Trial
Anesthesia & Analgesia, November 22, 2019

As Nova Scotia Weighs Using Family Practice Anesthetists, Red Tape Holds Back Ontario Doctor
CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp.), November 22, 2019

Bilateral Brachial Plexus Block Using Chloroprocaine for Surgery of Bilateral Radial Fractures [Response to Letter]
Dovepress, November 21, 2019

FDA Nominee Commits to Addressing Drug Prices, Shortages
Modern Healthcare, November 20, 2019

Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia Are Only for Clinical Indications, According to Cleveland Clinic Care Path
Consult QD, November 20, 2019

Health Systems Issuing Bonds at Feverish Pace
Modern Healthcare, November 20, 2019

Oropharyngeal Trauma During Video Laryngoscopy
Anesthesiology News, November 20, 2019

Does Topical Proparacaine Improve Postoperative Comfort After Strabismus Surgery?
Dovepress, November 20, 2019

RAND Study: Medicare Buy-in Could Jack Up Premiums for Younger People in ACA Plans
FierceHealthcare, November 19, 2019

Verma: Hospitals Want to Do Things 'The Same Old Way'
Modern Healthcare, November 19, 2019

Lawmakers Push HHS for More Clarity, Stronger Data Privacy Protections in Federal Data Sharing Rules
FierceHealthcare, November 19, 2019

Congressional Leaders Query Ascension and Google on Data Arrangement
Modern Healthcare, November 19, 2019

Improper Payments for Medicare Fell in 2019, But Soared for Medicaid and CHIP
Modern Healthcare, November 19, 2019

Blood Transfusion Volumes Linked to Infection in Cardiac Surgery Patients
Anesthesiology News, November 19, 2019

Anesthesia and Ventilation Options for Flex Robotic Assisted Laryngopharyngeal Surgery
American Journal of Otolaryngology/MD Linx, November 19, 2019

CMS Finalizes Changes Expanding the Scope of the Open Payments Program
National Law Review, November 18, 2019

The Biology of General Anesthesia from Paramecium to Primate
Current Biology, November 18, 2019

Obesity and Obstetric Anesthesia: Current Insights
Dovepress, November 18, 2019

HealthTrust Addresses Drug Shortages by Supporting Member Access to Essential Medicines
Business Wire, November 18, 2019

Ether and Chloroform Were the Anesthetics of the U.S. Civil War
Interesting Engineering, November 17, 2019

Joining Forces: How to Strengthen Payer/Provider Relationships
FierceHealthcare, November 18, 2019

Study Details Litigation Related to Endotracheal Intubations
Anesthesiology News, November 16, 2019

Effect of Ketamine Combined with Lidocaine in Pediatric Anesthesia
Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis, November 15, 2019

Fox 17 News' Dennis Ferrier Gives Commencement Speech to Local Nurses at MTSA
Fox 17 (Nashville, Tenn.), November 15, 2019

Hospitals Get Ready to Fight CMS in Court Again, This Time Over Transparency
FierceHealthcare, November 15, 2019

Trump Administration Unveils New Price Transparency Rules
Modern Healthcare, November 15, 2019

'Agency Overreach, Plain and Simple': Drugmakers Hit Back at HHS as Drug Prices in TV Ads Get Another Hearing
FiercePharma, November 15, 2019

Side Effects Mild, Brief with Single Antidepressant Dose of Intravenous Ketamine
National Institutes of Health, November 15, 2019

New York Hospital IT Professional Accused of Stealing Co-Workers' Passwords, Information
FierceHealthcare, November 15, 2019

Leveraging AI Tools to Fight the Battle of Depression
Healthcare Tech Outlook, November 15, 2019

Loneliness Has Become a Big Targt for Medicare Advantage Insurers. Here's What They're Doing About It
FierceHealthcare, November 15, 2019

Mount Laurel Woman Who Received a New Heart Valve While Pregnant Gives Birth to Healthy Baby
Burlington County Times (Burlington, N.J.), November 15, 2019

New Trump Rule to Make More Healthcare Rates Public
The Washington Post, November 15, 2019

Beaumont Settles with Feds Over Alleged ADA Violations
Modern Healthcare, November 14, 2019

Ascension, Google Blowback Hints at Providers' Next Tech Hurdle
Modern Healthcare, November 14, 2019

CMS Star Quality Ratings Migh Not Serve Patient Interests, Experts Warn
Modern Healthcare, November 14, 2019

Idaho University Won't Accept Medicaid as Health Insurance
Modern Healthcare, November 14, 2019

The Effects of Anesthesia Induction and Positive Pressure Ventilation on Right-Ventricular Function: An Echocardiography-Based Prospective Observational Study
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, November 13, 2019

Experts: Transparency Key to Avoid Controversy Generated by Google-Ascension Data Deal
FierceHealthcare, November 13, 2019

Azar Says Trump Wants More Aggressive International Drug-Pricing Demo
Modern Healthcare, November 13, 2019

FDA's Rapid Approval of Esketamine for Severe Depression Questioned
Medscape, November 13, 2019

CDC: More People Dying from Antibiotic Resistance Than Previously Believed
FierceHealthcare, November 13, 2019

Google, Ascension Data Partnership Sparks Federal Probe
Modern Healthcare, November 13, 2019

Study: Improving Trauma Pain Outcomes
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, November 13, 2019

Google's Partnership Alarms Patients, Privacy Advocates, HHS
Politico, November 13, 2019

Supply Chain Tweaks Could Help Average Hospital Hire Up to 165 More Nurses
Modern Healthcare, November 13, 2019

Regular Marijuana Use Alters Endo Sedation Needs
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News, November 13, 2019

Finding Safe Dental Anesthesia for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease
Anesthesia Progress, November 13, 2019

Undergoing MRI Leads to Hypothermia in Many Pediatric Patients Requiring Anesthesia
Anesthesiology News, November 13, 2019

Teen Receives Double Lung Transplant After Vaping-Related Illness
Channel 3000, November 12, 2019

CMS Seeks to Crack Down on Schemes Used by States to Get Higher Federal Match in Medicaid
FierceHealthcare, November 12, 2019

What You Must Tell Your Doctor, Even If It's Illegal: Research Finds Pot Smokers May Need Twice the Anesthetic
Fox 59 (Indianapolis, Ind.), November 12, 2019

Hospitals Call on Judge to Halt CMS Site-Neutral Pay Policy
Modern Healthcare, November 12, 2019

Hospitals Marked Up Prices for Emergency, Anesthesiology Services, Study Finds
FierceHealthcare, November 12, 2019

Vaping-related Lung Transplant Performed at Detroit Hospital
Modern Healthcare, November 12, 2019

Variable vs Fixed-Rate Infusion of Phenylephrine During Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, November 12, 2019

Pediatric Chronic Postsurgical Pain and Functional Disability: A Prospective Study of Risk Factors up to One Year After Major Surgery
Dovepress, November 12, 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Insurance Claims to Be Added to Health Care Cost Institute Data
Modern Healthcare, November 12, 2019

Preprocedural Ultrasound Versus Landmark Techniques for Spinal Anesthesia Performed by Novice Residents in Elderly: A Randomized Controlled Trial
BMC Anesthesiology, November 11, 2019

Hospital Sticker Prices Can Rise Faster Than Inflation
Physician's Weekly, November 11, 2019

Voters Say Congress Needs to Curb Drug Prices, But Are Lawmakers Listening?
FierceHealthcare, November 11, 2019

Cholesterol Levels Dropping in the U.S., But Many Still Need Care
Modern Healthcare, November 11, 2019

Another Voice: Setting the Record Straight on Sedation with Propofol
The Buffalo News, November 11, 2019

10 Hospitalized from Oklahoma Facility After Flu Shot Mix-Up
Modern Healthcare, November 11, 2019

Fungus Causes Seattle Children's Operating Room Closures
Modern Healthcare, November 11, 2019

Could Underbody Blankets Be the Better Option?
Anesthesiology News, November 11, 2019

Analog Stethoscope's Heart is Beating
Modern Healthcare, November 9, 2019

Children's Hospitals Collaborate Rather Than Compete on Patient Safety
Modern Healthcare, November 9, 2019

Recent Safety Scandals Suggest Healthcare Leaders Haven't Learned Lessons
Modern Healthcare, November 9, 2019

Minnesota Looks to Evolve Its Patient Safety Reporting System
Modern Healthcare, November 9, 2019

Hospitals Fall Short of Patient Safety Goals 20 Years After 'To Err is Human'
Modern Healthcare, November 9, 2019

Lenovo Pilots VR as an Alternative to General Anesthesia for Kids
Venture Beat, November 9, 2019

Top White House Adviser Says Hospital Price Transparency Rule Coming Soon
Modern Healthcare, November 8, 2019

Repeated Ketamine Infusions Do Not Cause Hepatotoxicity, Reveals Study
Specialty Medical Dialogues, November 8, 2019

HHS Defends Its Authority to Cut 340B Payments
Modern Healthcare, November 8, 2019

Nurse Practitioners: Over 50 Years as Health Care Providers, 270,000 Strong
Reno Gazette Journal, November 8, 2019

Omidria Lessens Need for Fentanyl During Cataract Surgery
Healio Ocular Surgery News, November 8, 2019

APRN Annual Pay Down Slightly: Medscape Survey
Medscape, November 8, 2019

Working Hand in Hand with the Nation's Largest Integrated Care System
Penn Today, November 8, 2019

Editorial
Protecting Whistleblowers at the VA
Modern Healthcare, November 8, 2019

October-Reported Healthcare Breaches Exposed 311,000 Patients' Data
Modern Healthcare, November 7, 2019

MedPAC: Lack of Site-Neutral Payments Driving Physician-Hospital Mergers
FierceHealthcare, November 7, 2019

Patients Feel the Pain of Hospital-Physician Consolidation
Modern Healthcare, November 7, 2019

Best Practices for Administering Esketamine
Pschiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network, November 7, 2019

CMS Expanding CRNA Privileges Under 2020 Fee Schedule: 2 Updates
Becker's ASC Review, November 7, 2019

U.S. Army Veteran Cesar Jesus Visurraga
Patch Washington D.C., November 7, 2019

Ransomware Attack at Brooklyn Hospital Center Results in Permanent Loss of Some Patient Data
FierceHealthcare, November 6, 2019

Trump's 'Conscience Rule' for Health Providers Blocked by Federal Judge
The Washington Post, November 6, 2019

Is There a Difference in Breast Cancer Recurrence Rates After Surgery with Regional vs General Anesthesia?
The ASCO Post, November 6, 2019

Ferrier Files: Only Single Subject University in America Right Here in Nashville
Fox 17 (Nashville, Tenn.), November 5, 2019

Dexmedetomidine Best Adjuvant for Caudal Epidural Block
Anesthesiology News, November 5, 2019

This Nov. 11, Help Stem the Tide of Veteran Suicides
Delaware State News, November 4, 2019

CMS Final Rule Aims to Reduce Physician Billing, Coding Burdens
HealthData Management, November 4, 2019

Cognition Unaffected When Preemies, Neonates Receive Anesthesia
Anesthesiology News, November 4, 2019

Commentary
Everyone Plays a Role in Mitigating Long-Term Effects of Healthcare Workplace Violence
Modern Healthcare, November 2, 2019

Letter: Anesthesia Care is Expertly Handled
Letter to the Editor from AANA CEO Randall Moore
The State Journal-Register, November 2, 2019

California Hospitals Adjust to a New Normal as Fires Rage
Modern Healthcare, November 2, 2019

Doctors Conduct Record-Breaking Weight-Loss Surgery
Shine (Shanghai, PROC), November 2, 2019

Subarachnoid and Epidural Dexmedetomidine for the Prevention of Post-Anesthetic Shivering: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review
Dovepress, November 1, 2019

An Update on the Clinical Applications of Cannabidiol
Natural Medicine Journal, November 2019

Hospitals Slow to Act Against Patient Biases Toward Clinicians
Modern Healthcare, October 31, 2019

Laryngeal Mask vs Intubation for Adenoidectomies in Children: Analysis of 1,500 Operations
The Laryngoscope/MD Linx, October 31, 2019

Ketamine Therapy for Depression: A Simple Guide
Medical Daily, October 31, 2019

How Nurse Practitioners Are Key to Expanding the Opioid Treatment Workforce
AANP, October 30, 2019

Doctors Seek Tighter Federal Regulation on Vaping
Modern Healthcare, October 30, 2019

Amid Blackouts, California Hospitals Face Wrenching Choices: Power Their EHRs? Refrigerate Vaccines? Keep the Lights On?
Advisory Board, October 30, 2019

Methadone-Induced Torsades de Pointes Leading to Cardiac Arrest in a Patient With Chronic Pain
Anesthesiology News, October 30, 2019

Tens of Thousands Watch Woman Stream Her Brain Surgery on Facebook While Awake
The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 30, 2019

FDA Releases Multiagency Report on Causes of Drug Shortages
Anesthesiology News, October 30, 2019

U of Mississippi Medical Physician Sues Insurers for Denying Cancer Treatment
Becker's Hospital Review, October 30, 2019

The Complete Guide to Ketamine Therapy for Depression, From Someone Who's Tried It
Allure, October 30, 2019

Regional Anesthesia Preferred After Major Lower Extremity Amputation
Anesthesiology News, October 29, 2019

Smartphone Data Can Help Surgeons Understand a Patient's Recovery
American College of Surgeons, October 28, 2019

Healthcare Fraud Can Be Deadly, Study Finds
Modern Healthcare, October 28, 2019

The Antipsychotic Amisulpride Proves Effective as Rescue Treatment for PONV
Anesthesiology News, October 28, 2019

People's Pharmacy: Should You Skip Potatoes Prior to Surgery?
Athens Banner-Herald, October 28, 2019

Lyft, Uber Expand Reach Into Healthcare
Modern Healthcare, October 28, 2019

Another Voice: Quality of Sedation and Patient Safety Matter Most in Anesthesia
The Buffalo News, October 26, 2019

U.S. Officials Predict Shortages of Critical Hospital Supplies
Modern Healthcare, October 25, 2019

Payer Cost Control Moves Swamped by Provider Consolidation: Study
Modern Healthcare, October 25, 2019

Recurrence of Breast Cancer After Regional or General Anaesthesia: A Randomised Controlled Trial
The Lancet/MD Linx, October 25, 2019

FDA Approves Biophen for Hypotension in Anesthesia Settings
Drug Topics, October 24, 2019

Thursday's Letters: Nurse Anesthetists
Letter from Jill Mason-Nguyen, SCANA President
Spartanburg, October 24, 2019

Local Anesthesiologists Trying New Drug to Limit Opioid Abuse
WGME 13 CBS, October 23, 2019

Anesthesia Technique Flops in Large Breast Cancer Trial
MedPage Today, October 23, 2019

Five Important Cataract Questions Answered
KSAT 12 ABC (San Antonio, Texas), October 23, 2019

Regular Marijuana Use Changes Anesthesia Needs
General Surgery News, October 23, 2019

Montana Health System Phishing Scam Affects 130,000 Patients
Modern Healthcare, October 23, 2019

Black Nurse Practitioners Seek More Diversity in Profession
The Charleston Chronicle, Otober 22, 2019

Surgery, Smoking Pot Isn't a Good Combo
Honolulu Star Advertiser, October 22, 2019

Cannabis Vaping is Now Legal in Canada, But That Doesn't Make It Safe: Experts
Folio (University of Alberta, Canada), October 22, 2019

CMS Thinks Artificial Intelligence Could Help Cut Medicare Fraud
Modern Healthcare, October 22, 2019

Senators Propose Bill to Boost Payments for Rural ACOs
Modern Healthcare, October 22, 2019

Miami Children's Hospital Uses Music Therapy to Reduce Sedation for Kids
Ocala Star Banner, October 21, 2019

Anesthesia for Breast Cancer Surgery Has No Influence on Risk of Tumor Recurrence
MedicalXpress.net, October 21, 2019

Poor Communities Hit Hard by Pharmacy Closures
Modern Healthcare, October 21, 2019

UPS and CVS Launch New Drone Delivery Deal
Modern Healthcare, October 21, 2019

Quinine with Whiskey: An Early American Drug Shortage
Anesthesiology News, October 20, 2019

Paving the Path to Diversity and Inclusion
Modern Healthcare, October 19, 2019

Wrong Side Nerve Blocks and the Use of Checklists
Anesthesiology News, October 19, 2019

Copying and Pasting of EHR Data May Insert Problems
Modern Healthcare, October 19, 2019

CMS' Verma Touts Value-Based Pricing—Not Negotiation—For High Drug Prices
FierceHealthcare, October 18, 2019

Frailty in Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery: A Narrative Review of Current Evidence
Dovepress, October 17, 2019

Professor Wins Prestigious Prize for Groundbreaking Discovery in Use of Ketamine
Global Times, October 17, 2019

Study Finds Increased Risk for Intracranial Subdural Hematomas in Postpartum Women with Post-Dural Puncture Headaches
Neurology Today, October 17, 2019

Children's Hospital Uses Music Therapy to Reduce Sedation for Kids
Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 17, 2019

Study Compares Costs, Outcomes of Surgeries at Teaching and Non-Teaching Hospitals
News-Medical.net, October 17, 2019

UnitedHealthcare Outpatient Surgery Policy Threatens Hospital Revenue
Modern Healthcare, October 17, 2019

Indiana Hospital System Notifying Patients After Data Breach
Modern Healthcare, October 17, 2019

Editorial
Wanted: A Pragmatic Healthcare Agenda for 2020
Modern Healthcare, October 17, 2019

Book: Trump Mulled Order to Close Parts of VA Health System
Modern Healthcare, October 16, 2019

More Than Dollars: Following the Evidence to Better Addiction Treatment
Fierce Healthcare, October 16, 2019

Making the Most of Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia
Anesthesiology News, October 16, 2019

Ketamine Use on the Rise Among Festival-Goers: NDARC Survery
The New Daily (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), October 16, 2019

Regular Marijuana Use Changes Anesthesia Needs
Anesthesiology News, October 15, 2019

Protecting Our Collective Brain Power from Stroke
Greenwich Free Press, October 15, 2019

N.Y. Lawsuit: Albany Med Program Exploits Filipino Nurses
Modern Healthcare, October 15, 2019

Amazon, City of Hope Partnership Gives Workers Access to Cancer Support
Modern Healthcare, October 15, 2019

"Flimsy Evidence" for Esketamine as Depression Treatment
Mad in America, October 15, 2019

Fight Over Colonoscopy Sedation Raises Big Medical Questions
InsuranceNewsNet, October 14, 2019

Fight Over Colonoscopy Sedation Raises Big Medical Questions
The Buffalo News (Buffalo, N.Y.), October 14, 2019

To Save Rural Hospitals, Georgia Requires Classes for CEOs
Modern Healthcare, October 14, 2019

Developing a New Device to Protect Young Patients During Anesthesia
News-Medical.net, October 14, 2019

International News
Questions Still Unanswered Despite Luxembourg's Palliative Care Law
RTL Today, October 13, 2019

Here's 26 Facts You Might Not Know About How Hospitals Operated 100 Years Ago
AZCentral.com, October 13, 2019

Hospitals Setting Up Tech Bars for Chronic Disease Care
Modern Healthcare, October 12, 2019

California Hospitals Rely on Generators During PG&E Power Outages
Modern Healthcare, October 11, 2019

Man Drives Five Hours for Surgery Insurance Won't Cover
CBS Evening News, October 11, 2019

Viscous Topical Anesthetics Increased Risk of Post-Injection Endophthalmitis
Healio, October 11, 2019

Continuous Femoral Nerve Block Key to Outpatient Total Joint Success
Anesthesiology News, October 11, 2019

FDA Approves OraSure's 30-minute Ebola Virus Diagnostic
FierceBiotech, October 11, 2019

Area Medical Experts Say Rural Health Care is on the Decline
WCBI, October 11, 2019

Heart-Lung Protection in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: Concepts and Clinical Practice in Anesthesia Care
Archive Ouvert, Universite de Geneve, October 11, 2019

Transversus Abdominis Plane Block May Improve Aute and Chronic Pain After Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
Clinical Pain Advisor, October 11, 2019

Study Targets 'Fingerprint' of Human Consciousness
MedicalXpress, October 11, 2019

Does Computerized Anesthesia Reduce Pain During Local Anesthesia in Pediatric Patients for Dental Treatment? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry/MD Linx, October 11, 2019

Looking at Anesthetic Neurotoxicity in Pediatric Sedation
Contemporary Pediatrics, October 11, 2019

Continuous Femoral Nerve Block Key to Outpatient Total Joint Success
Anesthesiology News, October 11, 2019

Targeted Epidural Blood Patches Under Fluoroscopic Guidance for Incidental Durotomies Related to Spine Surgeries: A Case Series
Dovepress, October 11, 2019

Total Knee Arthroplasty in Inpatient, Outpatient Settings—12 Statistics
Becker's ASC Review, October 9, 2019

Ohio Senate Passes Bill to Allow Patients to Learn Hospital Costs in Advance
Canton Repository (Canton, Ohio), October 9, 2019

How Psychedelic Substances Can Help Treat Anxiety, Depression and Other Mental Illnesses
WBUR (Boston, Mass.), October 9, 2019

New Online Course on Quality and Safety Offered to Anesthesiology Residents
Minnesota Daily, October 9, 2019

Dexmedetomidine—Ketamine Combo Has No Effect on Pediatric Airway
Anesthesiology News, October 8, 2019

Association of General Anesthesia vs Procedural Sedation with Functional Outcome Among Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke Undergoing Thrombectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
JAMA/MD Linx, October 8, 2019

Opioids Block Pain During Surgery. One Area Doctor Has Another Idea
Tampa Bay Times, October 7, 2019

Breast Cancer 2019: New Procedure Improves Recovery, Lowers Pain
The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pa.), October 7, 2019

Waste Accounts for One-Quarter of Healthcare Spending
Modern Healthcare, October 7, 2019

Free Drugs Improve Patient Adherence, JAMA Study Finds
Modern Healthcare, October 7, 2019

Florida Board of Nursing Says Using the Title 'Nurse Anesthesiologist' is Fine With Them
Anesthesiology News, October 7, 2019

Cuomo Signs Law Prohibiting Pelvic Exams on Patients Under Anesthesia Without Consent
News Channel 2 (Utica, N.Y.), October 7, 2019

Study Finds NSAIDS May Lessen Air Pollution Effects on Lung Function
Green Car Congress, October 6, 2019

Trump Executive Order Sparks Questions About Impact on Medicare Spending
Modern Healthcare, October 5, 2019

Unmet Needs Exist in Ketamine Research
Healio/Psychiatry, October 4, 2019

External Validation of the Surgical Mortality Probability Model (S-MPM) in Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery
Dovepress, October 4, 2019

A Multiple Anesthesia Approach for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Anesthesiology News, October 3, 2019

Shirola: The U.S. Government Must Ensure Open Access to Ketamine Infusions
The Daily Northwestern, October 3, 2019

The Effect of Intraoperative Use of Dexmedetomidine During the Daytime Operation vs the Nighttime Operation on Postoperative Sleep Quality and Pain Under General Anesthesia
Dovepress, October 3, 2019

J&J Seeks Wider Use of Its Spravato Antidepressant in U.S.
PharmaPhorum, October 3, 2019

UPS to Kick Off Drone Delivery Service with Hospital Campuses
Modern Healthcare, October 2, 2019

Use of Regional Anesthesia for Lower Extremity Amputation May Reduce the Need for Perioperative Vasopressors: A Propensity Score-Matched Observational Study
Dovepress, October 2, 2019

No Association Between Induction Method and Perioperative Respiratory Adverse Events in Overweight Children
Anesthesiology News, October 2, 2019

The Effect of the Use of Preemptive Oral Pregabalin on the Postoperative Spinal Analgesia in Patients Presented for Orthopedic Surgeries: Randomized Controlled Trial
Journal of Pain Research, October 2, 2019

Simsbury Ceremony Recognizes World War II Nurses as Lesser-Known Heroes
Hartford Courant, October 1, 2019

General Anesthesia Confers Less Disability Three Months After Thrombectomy for Stroke vs. Sedation
Healio, October 1, 2019

Alabama Hospital System Halts Admissions Amid Malware Attack
Modern Healthcare, October 1, 2019

The Associations Between Cognitive Dysfunction, Stress Biomarkers, and Administered Anesthesia Type in Total Knee Arthroplasties: Prospective, Randomized Trial
DocWire, September 30, 2019

How Superheroes are Helping One Imaging Center Drop Its Sedation Rates
Radiology Business, September 30, 2019

How Can Wisconsin's Rural Hospitals Keep Their Doors Open Amid a Wider Crisis?
WisContext, September 30, 2019

American Society of Cannabis Medicine to Assess Cannabis Regulation
Medical Cannabis Network, September 30, 2019

Desmetramadol Efficacy Comparable to Tramadol, Minus Metabolic Issues
Anesthesiology News, September 29, 2019

A Place Where the Opioid Problem is Upside Down
NPR, September 27, 2019

Bilateral Brachial Plexus Block Using Chloroprocaine for Surgery of Bilateral Radial Fractures
Dovepress, September 27, 2019

Why Children are Complex Patients
Boston Globe, September 27, 2019

Premature Child Undergoes Vision Correction in Oman
Times of Oman, September 25, 2019

Anesthesia Type is Not Associated with Postoperative Complications in the Care of Patients with Lower Extremity Traumatic Fractures
Anesthesia & Analgesia/MD Linx, September 25, 2019

Doctors and Patients Tired of Insurance Hassles, Verma Says
Modern Healthcare, September 24, 2019

Combined Neuraxial and General Anesthesia Significantly Improves Perioperative Outcomes Following Elective Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Journal of Vascular Surgery/MD Linx, September 24, 2019

Disaster Nursing Key to Emergency Care During and After Hurricanes
Nurse.com, September 24, 2019

Campaign 2020: Green Oaks Nurse Announces Democratic Candidacy for Lake County Coroner
Chicago Tribune/Lake County News-Sun, September 23, 2019

Blueish Woman with Chocolaty Blood Highlights Rare Risk of Common Anesthetic
Ars Technica, September 23, 2019

Anesthesia, Surgery Linked to Subtle Decline in Memory and Thinking in Older Adults, Mayo Study Finds
The Baltimore Sun, September 23, 2019

Celebrating 30 Years of Diprivan: How Propofol Transformed the Practice of Anesthesia
Anesthesiology News, September 23, 2019

Canada
Funding Not Enough: Medical Society Pens Letter to MLAs About Rising Surgical Wait Times
News 1130 (Vancouver, B.C.), September 22, 2019

The Influence of Early Nurse Anesthetists at Mayo Clinic
KTTC (Rochester, Minn.), September 22, 2019

Longview-Area Programs Aim to Alleviate State Nursing Shortage
Longview News Journal (Longview, Texas), September 21, 2019

Will Combo Pill Catch On in U.S. to Prevent Heart Attacks?
Modern Healthcare, September 19, 2019

Most Providers Don't Screen for Social Determinants of Health
Modern Healthcare, September 18, 2019

Catholic Hospitals Dealt Blow in Transgender Discrimination Case
Modern Healthcare, September 18, 2019

Preoperative Fasting, Postoperative Feeding in Pediatric Anesthesia - Major Takeaways from Guidelines
Specialty Medical Dialogues, September 18, 2019

Five Strategies for Ensuring a Positive Patient Experience at ASCs
Becker's ASC Review, September 18, 2019

Spanberger Demains Answers on Nationwide Drug Shortages
Augusta Free Press, September 18, 2019

Topical Anesthetic Analgesic Therapy Using the Combination of Ropivacaine and Dexmedetomidine: Hyaluronic Acid Modified Long-Acting Nanostructured Lipid Carriers Containing a Skin Penetration Enhancer
Dovepress, September 18, 2019

Judge Tosses CMS' Site-Neutral Pay Policy
Modern Healthcare, September 17, 2019

Providers Still Waiting for 2017 Advanced APM Bonuses
Modern Healthcare, September 17, 2019

Greensboro Oral Surgeon Under Investigation After Botched Procedure, State Says
WFMY 2 News (Greensboro, N.C.), September 17, 2019

Does Intramuscular Ondansetron Have an Effect on Intramuscular Ketamine-Associated Vomiting in Children? A Prospective, Randomized, Double Blind, Controlled Study
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine/MD Linx, September 17, 2019

Menthol-Flavored e-Cigarettes May Come with Added Health Risk, Duke Study Says
Triangle Business Journal, September 17, 2019

Is Headache from Anesthesia After Childbirth Associated with Risk of Bleeding Around Brain?
JAMA Neurology, September 16, 2019

TAP Block Not Superior in Children Undergoing Hydrocelectomy or Hernia Repair
General Surgery News, September 15, 2019

The Next Step in Healthcare Evolution
Modern Healthcare, September 14, 2019

AI Voice Assistants 'Listen In' on Patient Visits to Ease the EHR Burden
Modern Healthcare, September 14, 2019

Patient-centered Care Becoming 'Person-Centered Care'
Modern Healthcare, September 14, 2019

With Time Running Short, Congress Looks to Stem Drug Prices, Surprise Billing
Modern Healthcare, September 13, 2019

Commentary
A Nation's Health in Full Retreat
Modern Healthcare, September 12, 2019

Employer-Based Health Insurance Costs Will Grow 6.5% in 2020
Modern Healthcare, September 12, 2019

August-Reported Healthcare Breaches Exposed 700,000 People's Data
Modern Healthcare, September 11, 2019

Commentary
A Provider's Perspective on the Surprise Medical Billing Debate
Modern Healthcare, September 11, 2019

Raising the Bar in CRNA Education: What the 2025 Deadline Means
Staff Care, August 26, 2019

Multimodal Pain Protocol for Cesarean Delivery Reduces Pain, Adverse Effects
Anesthesiology News, September 11, 2019

Association Between Depression Subtypes and Response to Repeated-Dose Intravenous Ketamine
Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, September 10, 2019

Respiratory Compromise Institute Issues New Educational Video Series to Raise Awareness of Respiratory Compromise
Yahoo! Finance, September 10, 2019

J&J Scores Spravato Trial Win in High-Risk Depression. Will Doctors and Payers Buy In?
Fierce Pharma, September 10, 2019

Americans 'Fed Up' With High Healthcare Costs, Surprise Billing, Verma Says
Modern Healthcare, September 10, 2019

Utah Practice Says 320,000 Patient Records Hit in Ransomware Attack
Modern Healthcare, September 10, 2019

Math Makes Room for More Patients
Stanford Children's Health, September 10, 2019

AANP President Weighs In On Full Practice Authority Laws
Nurse.com, September 10, 2019

Cognitive Function After Surgery with Regional or General Anesthesia: A Population-Based Study
Alzheimer's and Dementia/MD Linx, September 9, 2019

Anesthesia Disrupts Neural Microanatomy to Alter Consciousness
Anesthesiology News, September 9, 2019

Cognitive Function After Surgery with Regional or General Anesthesia: A Population-Based Study
Alzheimer's and Dementia/MD Linx, September 9, 2019

HHS Civil Rights Division Enters First Settlement Over Patient Records
Modern Healthcare, September 9, 2019

Out But Not Down: ICU Nurse Plots Return to 'American Ninja Warrior'
Modern Healthcare, September 7, 2019

Data Points Cannabis Use Rising Among Pregnant Women and Teens
Modern Healthcare, September 7, 2019

Calls Mount for CMS to Address Problem of Patient Overlap Across Payment Models
Modern Healthcare, September 7, 2019

Q&A: New Hampshire Hospital Bucks Trend of Rural Hospitals Closing Their Doors
Modern Healthcare, September 7, 2019

Study Maps IV Morphine Equivalence of Sublingual Sufentanil
Anesthesiology News, September 7, 2019

Four Issues on Nurse Leaders' Radar
Health Leaders Media, September 6, 2019

New Google Policy Bars Ads for Unproven Stem Cell Therapies
The Washington Post, September 6, 2019

A Non-Randomized Controlled Study of Total Intravenous Anesthesia Regimens for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies in Children
Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology/MD Linx, September 6, 2019

Rectus Sheath Over Field Block for Midline Hernia Repair
Anesthesiology News, September 6, 2019

Cardioprotective Effect of Transcutaneous Electrical Acupuncture Point Stimulation on Perioperative Elderly Patients with Coronary Heart Disease: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial
Dovepress, September 6, 2019

Comparison of Dexmedetomidine or Sufentanil Combined with Ropivacaine for Epidural Analgesia After Thoracotomy: A Randomized Controlled Study
Dovepress, September 5, 2019

New CT Scan Could Help Parkinson's Patients During Surgery
Fox 31 News (Littleton, Colo.), September 4, 2019

Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting by Use of Rapid Sequence Intubation
Anesthesiology News, August 30, 2019

Chewing Gum Use in the Perioperative Period
EurekAlert!, August 30, 2019

Long-Term Placement of Continuous Popliteal Nerve Block Catheter for Management of a Wounded Patient in a Combat Field Environment: A Case Report
Dovepress, August 29, 2019

Effect of Bupivacaine and Adjuvant Drugs on Skeletal Muscle Tissue Oximetry and Blood Flow: An Experimental Study
Dovepress, August 29, 2019

Cesarean Section Under General Anesthesia for Antepartum Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome: A Case Report
Obstetrics & Gynaecology, August 28, 2019

NPs vs PAs: What's the Difference?
Medscape, August 28, 2019

Impact of Brief Prewarming on Anesthesia-Related Core-Temperature Drop, Hemodynamics, Microperfusion and Postoperative Ventilation in Cytoreductive Surgery of Ovarian Cancer: A Randomized Trial
BMC Anesthesiology, August 26, 2019

The Effect of Xenon-Based Anesthesia on Somatosensory-evoked Potentials in Patients Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy
Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia/MD Linx, August 28, 2019

Disclosing Marijuana Use Before Surgery: What You Need to Know
The Fresh Toast, August 28, 2019

Woman Who Killed 'Dirty John' Says She's Still Struggling with PTSD: 'I Had to Learn What Happened to Me'
Fox News, August 23, 2019

Chemist James Trudell, Whose Research Led to Greater Understanding of Anesthetics, Dies
Stanford Medicine News, August 22, 2019

Impact of Brief Prewarming on Anesthesia-Related Core-Temperature Drop, Hemodynamics, Microperfusion and Postoperative Ventilation in Cytoreductive Surgery of Ovarian Cancer: A Randomized Trial
BMC Anesthesiology, August 22, 2019

Scoring Systems to Detect Severe OSA Compared
Anesthesiology News, August 22, 2019

Effect of Intrathecal Dexmedetomidine on Cesarean Section During Spinal Anesthesia: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials
Dovepress, August 21, 2019

Doctors Bring in a Bevy of Lobbyists on Surprise Billing
Axios, August 20, 2019

Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial with Clinical, Neurophysiological, Laboratory and Radiological Outcome for Surgical Versus Non-Surgical Treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: The Uppsala Spinal Stenosis Trial
BMJ Open, August 20, 2019

Impact of Postoperative Dexmedetomidine Infusion on Incidence of Delirium in Elderly Patients Undergoing Major Elective NonCardiac Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Dovepress, August 19, 2019

Data Points: Where and Why People Travel for Care
Modern Healthcare, August 17, 2019

Breaking Bias: A Road Map to Boost Women and Minorities into Healthcare Leadership
Modern Healthcare, August 17, 2019

Tech Helping to Alleviate Nurse Shortage, Experience Gaps
Modern Healthcare, August 17, 2019

Comparison of the Effect of Sevoflurane or Propofol Anesthesia on the Regional Cerebral Oxygen Saturation in Patients Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study
BMC Anesthesiology, August 17, 2019

How Bad is the Nursing Shortage?
Modern Healthcare, August 17, 2019

Researchers Refine Guidelines for Pediatric Brain Injuries
University of Washington Medicine, August 16, 2019

New Studies Reveal Growing Epidemic of Nurse Suicides in the U.S.
World Socialist Web Site, August 16, 2019

Hippocrates: Anesthesiologist and Teacher
St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), August 15, 2019

Washington Hospital Refuses to Pay $1 Million Ransomware Demand
Modern Healthcare, August 15, 2019

Undersedation During Total Hip Arthroplasty Reduction Results in Worse Patient Outcomes
Journal of Arthroplasty, August 15, 2019

Effects of Perioperative Intravenous Administration of Dexmedetomidine on Emergence Agitation After General Anesthesia in Adults: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Dovepress, August 15, 2019

Lawmakers Hope to Overhaul Privacy Rules for Substance Use Disorders
Modern Healthcare, August 14, 2019

Surprise Medical Bills Are On the Rise, Study Finds
ABC News, August 14, 2019

Forty Percent of Patients Faced 'Surprise' Out-of-Network Bills at In-Network Hospitals in 2016
Advisory Board, August 14, 2019

Airway Management in Patients With Oropharyngeal Masses
Anesthesiology News, August 14, 2019

Hospitals Call for Overhauling Medicare Advantage Prior Authorization Rules
Modern Healthcare, August 13, 2019

Sex Misconduct Complaints Against California Doctors Up Sharply
Modern Healthcare, August 13, 2019

Major Surgeries Linked to Small Decline in Mental Functioning in Older Age
The Washington Post, August 13, 2019

Doctors Want to Know if Patients Are Pot Users, It May Affect How They Are Sedated
CBS 4 Denver, August 12, 2019

A Man's Dentures Got Stuck in His Throat During Surgery, Leaving Him Bleeding for Weeks
Gizmodo, August 12, 2019

Study Suggests Patients Who Use Cannabis Respond to Anesthesia Differently
CBS 4 Denver, August 12, 2019

Where Are You Most Needed? Six Nursing Shortage Facts for Students
Daily Nurse, August 12, 2019

Bills from Out-of-Network Doctors Rising at In-Network Hospitals
Reuters, August 12, 2019

Airway Management Roundtable 2019: Seven Questions for an International Panel
Anesthesiology News, August 12, 2019

One of Separated Siamese Twins Already Awake
Hungary Today, August 12, 2019

Anesthetic Management of a Patient with Steinert Disease—Case Report
Specialty Medical Dialogues, August 12, 2019

UW Study Indicates Brain Bounces Back After Anesthesia
Wisconsin Public Radio, August 12, 2019

General Anesthesia and Positive Pressure Ventilation Suppress Left and Right Ventricular Myocardial Shortening in Patients Without Myocardial Disease—A Strain Echocardiography Study
Cardiovascular Ultrasound, August 10 2019

CMS Releases Key 2020 Payment and Policy Proposals
JD Supra, August 9, 2019

Wide Awake Hand Surgery at WVU Medicine
WV News, August 9, 2019

Improved Outcomes With Spray vs Nebulized Lidocaine for Bronchoscopy
Pulmonology Advisor, August 9, 2019

Accidental Awareness During Cesarean Delivery
Anesthesiology News, August 9, 2019

Five Questions to Ask Your Anesthesiologist When You Have Angelman Syndrome
Angelman Syndrome News, August 9, 2019

Dexamethasone and Dexmedetomidine as Adjuvants to Local Anesthetic Mixture in Intercostal Nerve Block for Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy: A Prospective Randomized Study
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, August 8, 2019

What is the Best Mode of Delivery of Topical Anesthesia During Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy?
Doc Wire News, August 8, 2019

Anesthesia and Analgesia Practices in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Survey of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Membership
Doc Wire News, August 8, 2019

CMS Releases CY 2020 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule
JD Supra, August 6, 2019

The Etherist Podcast: Untangling the Gordian Knot of Anesthesia Drug Shortages
Anesthesiology News, August 6, 2019

Blog: Proposed Rule Issued by CMS re: Expansion of Open Payments Reporting
JD Supra, August 5, 2019

Health Professionals Urge Marijuana Users to Disclose Smoking Activities to their Anesthesiologist
CRNA Linda Stone is quoted.
Times of CBD, August 5, 2019

Correspondence
Now's Not the Time to Not Be an Expert
Anesthesiology News, August 5, 2019

How Rude! Incivility Can Cause OR Woes
General Surgery News, August 5, 2019

Letter to the Editor
Fentanyl is a Necessary Medical Tool
Letter from Jaron Lassen, CRNA
The Gazette, August 4, 2019

Marijuana Use May Affect Patient Anesthesia
CRNA Linda Stone is quoted.
Pain News Network, August 2, 2019

Tell Your Anesthesiologist You Smoke Week - It Might Have an Effect on Your Surgery
AANA's new guidelines are featured.
The Growth Op, August 2, 2019

CMS Finalizes Rural Wage Index Boost
Modern Healthcare, August 2, 2019

Effects of Propofol on Myocardial Ischemia Reperfusion Injury Through Inhibiting the JAK/STAT Pathway
DocWire, August 1, 2019

If You Smoke Pot, Your Anesthesiologist Needs to Know
CRNA Linda Stone is quoted.
NBC News, August 1, 2019

ASHP Releases New Guidelines for Perioperative Pharmacists
Drug Topics, August 1, 2019

Hurry Up and Wait: Docs Say Insurers Increasingly Interfere
Modern Healthcare, August 1, 2019

Effects of Serratus Anterior Plane Block for Postoperative Analgesia After Thoracoscopic Surgery Compared with Local Anesthetic Infiltration: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Dovepress, August 1, 2019

Doctors Find 526 Teeth in Boy's Mouth in India
Fox Q13, August 1, 2019

CRNAs: A Short History of Nurse Anesthesia and the Future of Anesthesia Care
LinkedIn, April 7, 2017