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.

Trans-Cricothyroid Membrane Injection of Local Anesthesia Attenuates Cough Response and Postoperative Sore Throat to Nasotracheal Tube
Dovepress, February 20, 2020

Spravato Debate Still Rages
MedPage Today, February 20, 2020

Healthcare CEOs Say AI Progress Stymied by High Costs, Privacy Risks
FierceHealthcare, February 19, 2020

Neuraxial Guidance Device Beats Palpation-Guided Spinal Anesthesia in Obese Patients
Anesthesiology News, February 19, 2020

Watch This Violinist Play While Undergoing Brain Surgery
WTHR 13 NBC (Indianapolis, Ind.), February 19, 2020

Submental Intubations in Panfacial Fractures
Dovepress, February 19, 2020

Growth of Nurse Practitioners in Dayton Area Eases Doctor Shortage
Dayton Daily News, February 19, 2020

Lawmakers React to Report of Widespread Non-Consensual Pelvic Exams
Refinery29, February 19, 2020

Florida Bill Would Require Consent to Perform Pelvic Exams
WFLA 8 NBC (Tampa, Fla.), February 19, 2020

A Surgery Was Performed Under Hypnosis in Lebanon for the First Time
The 961 (Lebanon), February 18, 2020

2019 Broke Record for Most Rural Hospital Closures: Report
FierceHealthcare, February 18, 2020

White House Vague on Surprise Billing, Drug Pricing Bills
Modern Healthcare, February 18, 2020

Healing Patients and Planet with One Cost-Saving Anesthesia Adjustment
Health Care Without Harm (Reston, Va.), February 18, 2020

Private Equity Firms are Acquiring More Physician Practices. Which Specialties Are in Highest Demand?
FierceHealthcare, February 18, 2020

Sanofi, Janssen Join Fight to Develop Coronavirus Vaccine
Modern Healthcare, February 18, 2020

The Anesthesia-Circuit Stethoscope
Anesthesiology News, February 18, 2020

FDA Anticipates Disruptions, Shortages as China Outbreak Plays Out
The FDA is bracing for drug and medical supply shortages in the U.S. as the COVID-19 outbreak from China continues to spread globally.
FiercePharma, February 17, 2020

No Laughing Matter: Nitrous Oxide Gains Acceptance in NC Delivery Rooms
The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), February 17, 2020

So You Want to Be a Nurse Anesthetist?
Atlanta Journal Constitution, February 17, 2020

Airway Trauma With Severe Oropharyngeal Bleeding
Anesthesiology News, February 17, 2020

She Didn't Want a Pelvic Exam. She Received One Anyway
New York Times, February 17, 2020

Ketamine Use Can Prevent Postanesthetic Shivering Without Severe Side Effects
Medical Dialogues, February 16, 2020

Covid-19 Shares Name with Arizona Company
Modern Healthcare, February 15, 2020

'It's a Huge Privilege': Lafayette Native, STM Alum Focused on Treating All Patients Like Family
CRNA Mom mentioned.
The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.), February 15, 2020

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Tracks Subminute Changes in Cortical Excitability During Propofol Anesthesia
Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology/Wiley Online Library, February 15, 2020

Rural Hospitals' Margins Erode, Sparking Financial Instability
Modern Healthcare, February 14, 2020

University of Wisconsin Researchers Wake Unconscious Monkeys Through Brain Stimulation
Madison.com, February 13, 2020

Senate Democrats Blast Azar Over Affordable Care Act Lawsuit
Modern Healthcare, February 13, 2020

Doctors Aren't Confident About U.S. Preparedness for Coronavirus, Survey Finds
FierceHealthcare, February 13, 2020

Medical Device Sterilization Emissions Spark Safety Concerns
Modern Healthcare, February 13, 2020

Hunting Down the Brain Area Responsible for Consciousness
Neuroscience News & Research, February 13, 2020

House Committee Advances Provider-Friendly Surprise Billing Fix
Modern Healthcare, February 12, 2020

Moody's: Coronavirus Outbreak Would Increase Demand, Disrupt Supply in U.S.
Modern Healthcare, February 12, 2020

College of Nursing Graduate Students Featured on Cover of Student Journal
University of Wisconsin-Osh Kosh, February 12, 2020
The International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia can be viewed on the AANA website. The students were featured on the cover of the Fall 2019 issue.

Northern Maine Medical Center Opens Mentor Opportunity for Student Nurse Anesthetists
Fiddlehead Focus, February 12, 2020

Sedation Monitors Required for Off-Pump CABG Surgery
Anesthesiology News, February 12, 2020

N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Antagonists and Steroids for the Prevention of Persisting Post-Surgical Pain After Thoracoscopic Surgeries: A Randomized Controlled, Factorial Design, International, Multicenter Pilot Trial
Dovepress, February 12, 2020

CMS to Alter Prior Authorization Process This Year, Verma Says
Modern Healthcare, February 11, 2020

AMA President: Automating Prior Authorization Not a 'Panacea' to Problems Facing Physicians
FierceHealthcare, February 11, 2020

Is the Golden Age of Academic Anesthesia Over?
Anesthesiology News, February 10, 2020

Anesthetic Strategies in Oncological Surgery: Not Only a Simple Sleep, but Also Impact on Immunosuppression and Cancer Recurrence
Dovepress, February 10, 2020

Colonoscopy Sedation is Not the Same as Surgery
The Citizens (Conyers, Ga.), February 9, 2020

High Blood Surgar During Surgery Increases Risk of Postoperative Delirium
Medical Dialogues, February 8, 2020

Class I Recall
GE Healthcare Recalls Nearly 3,600 Anesthesia Systems
Mass Device, February 7, 2020

Electrophysiological Biomarkers of Antidepressant Response to Ketamine
Psychiatry Advisor, February 7, 2020

1% Tetracaine Hydrochloride Injection Pure Solution Aerosol Inhalation Combined with Oral Administration of Dyclonine Hydrochloride Mucilage as Upper Airway Anesthesia for Bronchoscopy: A Randomized Controlled Trial
The Clinical Respiratory Journal/MD Linx, February 7, 2020

Successful Management of High Spinal Anesthesia Following C2-C3 Facet Joint Injection: Case Report
Pain Medicine News, February 7, 2020

Intrathecal Catheterisation After Observed Accidental Dural Puncture in Labouring Women: Update of a Meta-Analysis and a Trial-Sequential Analysis
International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia/MD Linx, February 7, 2020

Road to Recovery: Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia
WCYB 5 NBC (Bristol, Va.), February 6, 2020

Arizona Bill to Ban Pelvic Exams on Unconscious Patients Without Consent
ABC 15 (Phoenix), February 6, 2020

Perioperative Pain Management for Median Sternotomy in a Patient on Chronic Buprenorphine/Naloxone Maintenance Therapy: Avoiding Opioids in Patients at Risk for Relapse
Dovepress, February 5, 2020

FDA Grants Emergency Nationwide Use to CDC's Coronavirus Test
FierceBiotech, February 5, 2020

3 Ways CVS and Walgreens are Trying to Beat Amazon and e-Pharmacy Startups
FierceHealthcare, February 4, 2020

In Just 7 Years, the Number of Nurse Practitioners More Than Doubled. Here's Why That's a Problem for Hospitals
FierceHealthcare, February 4, 2020

Shannon Medical Introduces New Treatment for Prostate Condition
GoSanAngelo.com (San Angelo, Texas), February 4, 2020

General Anesthesia in Cesarean Deliveries Increases Odds of Postpartum Depression by 54%
Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health/EurekAlert!, February 4, 2020

Spinal vs General Anesthesia for Patients with Parkinson Disease
International Journal of General Medicine, February 4, 2020

A Randomized Double-Blind Comparison of the Double-Space Technique vs the Single-Space Technique in Combined Spinal-Epidural Anesthesia for Cesarean Section
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, February 4, 2020

NIH Funds Program Aimed at Anesthesiology Drug Diversion
Anesthesiology News, February 4, 2020

The Nomenclature of Anaesthesia Providers in Ghana
Modern Ghana, February 4, 2020

Liver Transplantation in Jehovah's Witnesses: 13 Consecutive Cases at a Single Institution
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, February 4, 2020

Non-Opioid Options Effective in Post-Op Pain Control
The Indiana Gazette, February 2020

Arizona Moves to Require Consent for Pelvic Exams
Albuquerque Journal, February 4, 2020

A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Impact of Selective Axillary Nerve Block After Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, February 4, 2020

House Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Tighten CMMI's Reins
Modern Healthcare, February 4, 2020

Can Doctors and Nurses Be Taught to Get Along?
Medscape, February 3, 2020

Nurse Practitioner Workforce Doubles Amid Primary Care Push
Modern Healthcare, February 3, 2020

Nurse Specialty Spotlight: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
Cleveland Clinic, January 31, 2020

In Brief: Choice of Anesthesia May Affect Breast Cancer Metastases
Medical Xpress, January 31, 2020

Fetal and Maternal Responses to Dexmedetomidine Intrathecal Application During Cesarean Section: A Meta-Analysis
Physician's Weekly, January 30, 2020

Months After Helping in Medical Emergency on Southwest Flight, Louisville Nurse Wonders if Patient is OK
WDRB (Louisville, Ky.), January 31, 2020

Coronavirus Scare Highlights Challenges in U.S.-China Supply Chain
Modern Healthcare, January 31, 2020

Continuous Wound Infiltration of Local Anesthetics in Postoperative Pain Management: Safety, Efficacy and Current Perspectives
Dovepress, January 31, 2020

Walmart Tests Leap into Healthcare Business by Opening Second Clinic
Modern Healthcare, January 31, 2020

Outcomes and Adverse Events of Sub-Tenon's Anesthesia with the Use of a Flexible Cannula in 35,850 Refractive Lens Exchange/Cataract Procedures
Dovepress, January 31, 2020

Prior Authorizations are a Pain Point for Both Doctors and Patients, Survey Finds
FierceHealthcare, January 30, 2020

Spinal Versus General Anesthesia for Patients with Parkinson's Disease
Dovepress, January 30, 2020

Insurers: Price Transparency Rule Puts 'Staggering,' Expensive Burden on Us
FierceHealthcare, January 30, 2020

Cardinal Voluntarily Recalls More Products Amid Contamination Scare
Modern Healthcare, January 30, 2020

WHO Declares Wuhan Coronavirus a Global Health Emergency
Modern Healthcare, January 30, 2020

Drug Price Inflation Slows, But Problems Persist
Modern Healthcare, January 29, 2020

Groundbreaking Wide-Awake Surgeries Offer Many Patient Benefits
Summit Daily (Colo.), January 29, 2020

The Effect of Pre-Anestheic Exercise Therapy of Jaw and Neck Joints on Mouth Opening, Neck Extension, and Intubation Conditions During Induction of General Anesthesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
BMC Anesthesiology, January 29, 2020

Federal Court Voids 2016 HIPAA Guidance on Third-Party Fees
Modern Healthcare, January 29, 2020

4 in 10 Patients Harmed by Medical Errors in Primary and Outpatient Settings
FierceHealthcare, January 28, 2020

Maine Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Outlaw Pelvic Examinations Without Patient's Consent
WGME, January 28, 2020

Michigan Governor Signs Bill to Allow Remote Pharmacies
Modern Healthcare, January 28, 2020

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in a Pediatric Patient
Anesthesiology News, January 27, 2020

Health Systems Try to Trim Waste to Reduce Healthcare Spending
Modern Healthcare, January 25, 2020

Nebraska Hospital Deploys AI, Depth Cameras to Help Curb Patient Falls
Modern Healthcare, January 25, 2020

Healthcare Industry Launched Lobbying Blitz Ahead of Year-End Spending Deal
Modern Healthcare, January 24, 2020

Ransomware Targeting Health Systems in More 'Sophisticated' Ways
Modern Healthcare, January 24, 2020

Deep Neuromuscular Blockade for Endolaryngeal Procedures: A Multicenter Randomized Study
The Laryngoscope/MD Linx, January 24, 2020

Prevalence of Malignant Hyperthermia Diagnosis in Obstetric Patients in the United States, 2003 to 2014
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, January 24, 2020

Giving Opioids Closer to Sedation Increases Risk for Adverse Events in Children
Medical Dialogues, January 24, 2020

Airway Sarcoidosis: A Surprise Finding with Implications for Difficult Intubation
Anesthesiology News, January 24, 2020

Advantages of the Combination of Conscious Sedation Epidural Anesthesia Under Fluoroscopy Guidance in Lumbar Spine Surgery
Journal of Pain Research/MD Linx
, January 23, 2020

Vibrating Device Relieves Pain at Anesthesia Injection Site
American Academy of Ophthalmology, January 23, 2020

Surgeon General: Not Enough Doctors Advise Patients to Quit Smoking
Modern Healthcare, January 23, 2020

Increased Minimum Alveolar Concentration-Awake of Sevoflurane in Women of Breast Surgery with Sleep Disorders
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, January 23, 2020

Airway on Demand: Cuff Inflation and Nasal Intubation
Anesthesiology News, January 23, 2020

Study: Medicare Spent $2.6 Billion in 2018 on Undelivered Post-op Visits
Modern Healthcare, January 22, 2020

Healthcare Faces 'Double-Barreled' Threat from Microsoft Vulnerabilities
FierceHealthcare, January 22, 2020

First-Pass Intubation Success Best With Video Laryngoscope With a Macintosh Blade
Anesthesiology News, January 22, 2020

How One Community Hospital is Gaining, Not Losing, Patients
Modern Healthcare, January 22, 2020

Investors Poured $4B into Healthcare AI Startups in 2019
FierceHealthcare, January 22, 2020

Cardinal Health Recalls 9.1 Million Surgical Gowns
Modern Healthcare, January 22, 2020

NEWS OF THE WEIRD
Teen Lucky to Be Alive After Fish Jumps in Boat, Stabs Him in Neck
BEWARE: GRAPHIC PHOTOS
New York Post, January 22, 2020

Hospitals Advised to Prepare for Dealing with Wuhan Coronavirus
Modern Healthcare, January 21, 2020

With Attention to Symptoms, Anesthesia Poses Low Risk of Complications for ALD Children, Study Finds
Adrenoleukodystrophy News, January 21, 2020

Medicare Will Pay for Acupuncture Therapy for Back Pain
Modern Healthcare, January 21, 2020

Advantages of the Combination of Conscious Sedation Epidural Anesthesia Under Fluoroscopy Guidance in Lumbar Spine Surgery
Dovepress, January 21, 2020

St. Louis Donations Wipe Away $13 Million in Medical Debt
Modern Healthcare, January 21, 2020

American College of Physicians Endorses Single-Payer, Public-Option Plans
Modern Healthcare, January 20, 2020

Smoking Greatly Increases Risk of Complications After Surgery
World Health Organization, January 20, 2020

States Could Be Next Trailblazers for Policy Regulating Hospital Costs
Modern Healthcare, January 18, 2020

Execs Emphasize Diversification, Not Admissions, During J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Modern Healthcare, January 18, 2020

For-Profit Companies Competing for Primary-Care Patients with New Models
Modern Healthcare, January 18, 2020

Commentary
Transformation in Healthcare is an Imperative; We Just Aren't Sure What We Want to Become
Modern Healthcare, January 18, 2020

Commentary
Hotspotting: Look to Its Future, Not Its Past
Modern Healthcare, January 18, 2020

Healthcare CEOs Expected More Progress on Value-Based Care: Survey
FierceHealthcare, January 17, 2020

Informed Patient Consent Bill Introduced in PA
Erie News Now, January 17, 2020

Preventive Epidural Analgesia in Bilateral Single-Stage Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Doc Wire News, January 17, 2020

The Effect of UGT1A9, CYP2B6 and CYP2C9 Genes Polymorphism on Propofol Pharmacokinetics in Children
Dovepress, January 17, 2020

Spotlight on Services: CRNAs
Mirage News (Australia), January 17, 2020

Study Finds that Disruptive Behaviour in Operating Rooms Often Goes Unreported
University of Manitoba Today, January 16, 2020

Nurse Anesthetists Say Care is a Constant Despite Changes to Role
CRNAs Matt Bednarchik and Mike Dunseth are featured.
Jacksonville Journal-Courier (Jacksonville, Ill.), January 16, 2020

Opinion
A Quick Way to Cut Health Costs
Craig Knudtson, MSN, CRNA, is the author.
Tribune Star (Terre Haute, Ind.), January 16, 2020

Berkley Woman Recovering from Surgery Pulled From House Fire
Fox 2 Detroit, January 16, 2020

Global Sepsis Deaths Twice as High as Previously Thought, University of Pittsburgh Study Finds
FierceHealthcare, January 16, 2020

Cardinal Health to Recall Contaminated Surgical Gowns
Modern Healthcare, January 16, 2020

CMS Rejects Wyoming Plan to Lower Air Ambulance Costs
Modern Healthcare, January 16, 2020

HHS Proposes Ending Referral Requirement for Faith-Based Providers
Modern Healthcare, January 16, 2020

Johnson & Johnson Seeks Expanded Use in Europe for Depression Nasal Spray
The Motley Fool, January 15, 2020

Doctor Discovers How a Vitamin Could Save a Patient's Life Before Their Heart Stops Beating
WTMJ-TV (Milwaukee, Wis.), January 15, 2020

Ketamine is Revolutionizing Antidepressant Research, But We Still Don't Know How it Works
That the drug can treat patients in hours or days, instead of weeks or months, has sent scientists chasing its mechanism of action.
Chemical & Engineering News, January 15, 2020

Where Surgeons Don't Bother With Checklists
The New York Times, January 15, 2020

Protocol Cuts Narcotic Use in IPP Patients
Urology Times, January 15, 2020

Hospitals Sue to Stop Site-Neutral Payment Policy in 2020
Modern Healthcare, January 13, 2020

MedPAC Suggests Elimination of "Incident To" Billing for NPPs, APRNs, PAs, APPs, Physician Extenders, etc.
ICD 10 Monitor, January 13, 2020

Cocaine Nasal Solution Receives FDA Approval for Local Anesthesia
Monthly Prescribing Reference, January 13, 2020

FTC Supports Bills Bolstering Advanced Practice Nurse Autonomy
Modern Healthcare, January 13, 2020

Anesthesia Considerations for Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

Goal-Directed Approach for Transthoracic Esophagectomy Reduces Morbidity, Mortality
Anesthesiology News, January 13, 2020

Cumulative Attributable Difference Demonstrates Efficacy for Calculating Decrease in C. difficile
Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology/Healio, January 13, 2020

Opinion
Informed Consent Bill for Pelvic Exams Gets Welcome Bipartisan Support
The Capital Times (Madison, Wis.), January 13, 2020

How State Groups are Working to Lower Healthcare Prices
Modern Healthcare, January 11, 2020

This Mother Discusses Her Experience Getting an Epidural as a Plus-Size Woman
Babygaga (St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada), January 11, 2020

State Plays Catch-Up as Marijuana Surges
JoVanna Eisenbarth, DNAP, CRNA, NSPM-C, ARNP, is featured in the article.
The Villages Daily Sun, January 10, 2020

Evaluation of Emergence Agitation After General Anaesthesia in Rhinoplasty Patients: Inhalation Anaesthesia vs Total Intravenous Anaesthesia
American Journal of Otolaryngology, January 10, 2020

Seelos Therapeutics Releases Interim Study Data Validating the Safety of its Ketamine Depression Drug
Proactive, January 10, 2020

New Possible Strategy for Treating Chronic Pain Due to Burns May Help Sufferers Including Veterans
Physiological Reports, January 10, 2020

Effects of Ropivacaine Concentration on Analgesia After Ultrasound-Guided Serratus Anterior Plane Block: A Randomized Double-Blind Trial
Dovepress, January 10, 2020

Physicians Expect Almost One-Third of Their Jobs to be Automated by 2040, Stanford Medicine Report Finds
FierceHealthcare, January 10, 2020

Industry Leaders Share Their Big Takeaways on Consumer Electronics Show 2020
FierceHealthcare, January 10, 2020

How Do Innate Immune Cells Contribute to Airway Remodeling in COPD Progression
Dovepress, January 10, 2020

The Generation Gap: Survey Looks at Doctors' Drinking Habits, Relationships and Other Lifestyle Choices
FierceHealthcare, January 9, 2020

California Could Launch Generic Prescription Label
Modern Healthcare, January 9, 2020

Kaiser Permanente, Union Announce $130M Initiative Aimed at Healthcare Workforce Shortage
FierceHealthcare, January 9, 2020

The Benefit of Dexmedetomidine on Postoperative Cognitive Function is Unrelated to the Modulation on Peripheral Inflammation: A Single-Center, Prospective, Randomized Study
Clinical Journal of Pain/MD Linx, January 9, 2020

Mayo Clinic to Create Patient Genetic Data Library
Modern Healthcare, January 9, 2020

N.Y. Governor Looks to Shift Medicaid Burden Onto New York City and Counties
Modern Healthcare, January 9, 2020

Sciatic Obturator Femoral Technique vs Spinal Anaesthesia in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Fixation of Open Tibial Fractures Using Ilizarov External Fixator: A Randomised Trial
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, January 8, 2020

Antifungal Activity of Local Anesthetics Against Candida Species
Infectious Diseases in Obsetrics & Gynecology/MD Linx, January 8, 2020

Residual Blockade Tested Following Reversal with Sugammadex, Neostigmine
Anesthesiology News, January 8, 2020

Non-Operating Room Anesthesia: Patient Selection and Special Considerations
Dovepress, January 8, 2020

Opinion
Keep State Out of Doctor-Patient Relationship
New Haven Register, January 8, 2020

Top Healthcare Conferences for Nurses in 2020
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 7, 2020

How Can U.S. Healthcare Save More Than $600B? Switch to a Single-Payer System, Study Says
FierceHealthcare, January 7, 2020

U.S. Hospitals See First Decline in Outpatient Visits Since 1983
Modern Healthcare, January 7, 2020

Stanford Researchers Recommend 5 Practices to Improve Doctor-Patient Relationships
Stanford Medicine News, January 7, 2020

Bill Seeks Informed Consent for Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia by Medical Students
Wisconsin State Journal, January 7, 2020

States Can Do More to Make Healthcare Affordable, Report Says
Modern Healthcare, January 7, 2020

No Differences in the Prevalence and Intensity of Chronic Postsurgical Pain Between Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Abdominal Hysterectomy: A Prospective Study
Dovepress, January 7, 2020

Rise in Delivery Complications is Increasing Hospital Costs
Modern Healthcare, January 6, 2020

What to Know About Urinary Retention
Medical News Today, January 6, 2020

Health Systems Ready for a Recession by Knowing What to Cut, What's Safe
Modern Healthcare, January 4, 2020

Hospitals, Vendors Question FDA's Plan to Oversee Decision-Support Software
Modern Healthcare, January 3, 2019

Opinion
Here's an Easy Way to Increase Access to High-Quality Affordable Healthcare
The Washington Post, January 2, 2020

Veterans Benefit from Pain Treatment Without Drugs
MedicalNewsToday, January 2, 2020

Study: Google AI Can Outdo the Experts in Finding Breast Cancer
FierceHealthcare, January 2, 2020

Peninsula Regional Health Systems Seals One Merger, Works to Close Another
Modern Healthcare, January 2, 2020

FDA OKs Huons' Abbreviated New Drug Application for Bupivacaine Hydrochloride in 8.25% Dextrose Injection
Korea Biomedical Review, January 2, 2020

FDA to Enact Scaled-Back E-Cigarette Flavor Ban
Modern Healthcare, January 2, 2020

Manipulation Under Anesthesia Helps Mitigate Knee Stiffness After TKA
Healio/OrthopedicsToday, January 2, 2020

Hospital Mergers Don't Improve Readmissions, Mortality or Experience, Study Finds
Modern Healthcare, January 2, 2020

Doctors and Hospitals Support Value-Based Stark Law Changes
Modern Healthcare, January 2, 2020

Higher Education, a Fix for Email Overload and Meditation: Nurses Share Their New Year's Resolutions for 2020
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 1, 2020

FierceHealthcare's Editorial Advisory Council Offers Insights on the Road Ahead in 2020
FierceHealthcare, January 1, 2020

Effects of Intrathecal Bupivacaine and Bupivacaine Plus Fentanyl in Elderly Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty
Doc Wire News, January 1, 2020

Nurse Anesthetists Donate to Ronald McDonald Houses
Altoona Mirror, January 1, 2020

Do Ketamine and CBD Help with Stress?
Outside Magazine, January 1, 2020

Wisconsin Students Perfect Breathing Device for Pediatric Surgeries
BTN, January 1, 2020

What's Coming for Healthcare in 2020; Health Executives Weigh In
FierceHealthcare, December 31, 2019

From Medicaid to Price Transparency, Here are the Five Biggest Health Policy Controversies in 2019
FierceHealthcare, December 31, 2019

Sevoflurane Inhibits Proliferation and Invasion of Human Ovarian Cancer Cells by Regulating JNK and p38 MAPK Signaling Pathway
Dovepress, December 31, 2019

Virtual Reality as an Adjunct to Anesthesia in the Operating Room
BioMedCentral, December 27, 2019

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Psychiatrists Divided on 'Breakthrough' Ketamine-Based Depression Drug
The National, December 27, 2019

Trump Administration Extends Comment Period on Insurer Transparency Rule
FierceHealthcare, December 27, 2019

Bundled Payment Plans are Associated with Notable Cost Savings for Ambulatory Outpatient Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Doc Wire, December 25, 2019

Propofol Exhibits a Tumor-Suppressive Effect and Regulates Cell Viability, Migration and Invasion in Bladder Carcinoma by Targeting the microRNA-10b/HOXD 10 Signaling Pathway
Uro Today, December 24, 2019

Lumbar Decompression Relieves Spinal Stenosis Pain More Than Epidural Injection
Anesthesiology News, December 24, 2019

Staffing Changes Strain Beaumont Hospitals in Trenton, Royal Oak
Crain's Detroit Business, December 23, 2019

Questions About What it Means to be Conscious After Discovery that EEG Doesn't Always Track Being Awake
SciTechDaily, December 23, 2019

The 2020s: The Decade of Psychedelic Breakthroughs?
Big Think, December 23, 2019

Surgeons at Beaumont Trenton Speak Out About Staff Shortages
Deadline Detroit, December 24, 2019

Comparison of General Anesthesia with Endotracheal Intubation, Combined Spinal-Epidural Anesthesia and General Anesthesia with Laryngeal Mask Airway and Nerve Block for Intertrochanteric Fracture Surgeries in Elderly Patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, December 23, 2019

Knowledge and Attitudes of Ethiopian Nursing Staff Regarding Postoperative Pain Management: A Cross-Sectional Multicenter Study
Dovepress, December 23, 2019

Better Sedation with Dexmedetomidine for Patients After Cardiac Surgery
Anesthesiology News, December 23, 2019

Evaluation of Clinical Factors Associated with Adverse Drug Events in Patients Receiving Sub-Anesthetic Ketamine Infusions
Dovepress, December 23, 2019

This is What It's Like to Wake Up During Surgery
Inverse, December 21, 2019

J&J Gets European Union Approval for Depression Nasal Spray Spravato
PM Live, December 20, 2019

Flow-Controlled Ventilation Lung-Protective for Obese
Anesthesiology News, December 20, 2019

Commentary: Lessons Learned from a Targeted Ransomware Attack
Modern Healthcare, December 20, 2019

Study Finds Tech Issues with ONC-Certified EHRs That Could Cause Patient Harm
FierceHealthcare, December 19, 2019

Sleep, Experimental Pain and Clinical Pain in Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain and Healthy Controls
Dovepress, December 19, 2019

Surgical Patients Want to See Pre-Op Checklists Completed in Front of Them
Medscape, December 19, 2019

China to Use Epidural-Induced Births to Gauge Anesthesia Efficacy
Sixth Tone, December 19, 2019

In Pulmonary Hypertension, MAC Outperforms General Anesthesia
Anesthesiology News, December 19, 2019

The Elephant in the Operating Room: The Surgeon-Anesthesiologist Relationship
Medscape, December 19, 2019

Intraoperative Hypothermia is Associated with Reduced Acute Kidney Injury After Spine Surgery Under General Anesthesia: A Retrospective Observational Study
Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, December 18, 2019

Benefits Seen with Use of Regional Blocks for Bilateral Mastectomy with Reconstruction
Anesthesiology News, December 18, 2019

Spine Surgery 'Safe' in Patients of Advanced Age
Spinal News International, December 18, 2019

Early Regional Anesthesia Effective for Extremity Injury Pain
Physician's Weekly, December 17, 2019

Add Transthoracic Echocardiography to Cardiac Anesthesiologists' Role
Anesthesiology News, December 17, 2019

The Effect of Dexmedetomidine as Adjuvant to Ropivacaine 0.1% for Femoral Nerve Block on Strength of Quadriceps Muscle in Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Double-Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial
Dovepress, December 17, 2019

Hackensack Meridian Pays Hackers After Ransomeware Attack
Modern Healthcare, December 16, 2019

Liberia: John F. Kennedy Medical Center Performs First Brain Tumor Surgery
Front Page Africa (Monrovia, Liberia), December 16, 2019

Northwest Doctors Rethink Aid-in-Dying Drugs to Avoid Prolonged Deaths
Spring Hill Insider, December 15, 2019

White House Completes Review of Drug Importation Rule and Guidance
Modern Healthcare, December 14, 2019

The Effect of Colonoscopy on Intraocular Pressure: An Observational Prospective Study
Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, December 12, 2019

Michigan Blues Makes Deals with Seven Health Organizations Aiming to Bend Cost Curve
Modern Healthcare, December 12, 2019

House Passes Democrats' Government Drug-Price Negotiation Bill
Modern Healthcare, December 12, 2019

Big Chicago Hospital Combo in the Works
Modern Healthcare, December 12, 2019

New IRS Rule Will Help Lower Drug Costs for Those With Chronic Conditions
FierceHealthcare, December 12, 2019

Chart Reviews Boost Medicare Advantage Payment by $6.7 Billion, OIG Finds
Modern Healthcare, December 12, 2019

House Committee Springs New Surprise Billing Proposal, Calls for Delay
Modern Healthcare, December 11, 2019

House Democrats Amend Drug Pricing to Boost Private Plans' Cost Savings
Modern Healthcare, December 11, 2019

Hospitals Need More Than HCAHPS to Measure Patient Experience, Report Says
Modern Healthcare, December 11, 2019

November-Reported Healthcare Breaches Exposed 570,000 Patients' Data
Modern Healthcare, December 11, 2019

In New Milestone, The Majority of U.S. Medical Students Are Now Women
FierceHealthcare, December 11, 2019

FTC Concerned Texas Anesthesia Rule Too Restrictive
Law360, December 10, 2019

Health Systems Must Tackle Workplace, Patient Safety in Tandem, IHI Says
FierceHealthcare, December 10, 2019

Analgesics of the Future: Inside the Potential of 3 Drug Delivery Systems
Practical Pain Management, December 9, 2019

Intra-Op Data Important for Assessing Postsurgical AKI Risk
Anesthesiology News, December 9, 2019

Common Genetic Link Between Austism and Tourette's Discovered—Brain Communication Impaired
Sci Tech Daily, December 9, 2019

Surprise Billing Tweaks Fail to Win Provider Support
Modern Healthcare, December 9, 2019

Providers Get Win in Surprise Billing Compromise, But They're Not Happy
FierceHealthcare, December 9, 2019

House GOP Leaders Introduce Drug-Pricing Bill to Counter Pelosi Plan
Modern Healthcare, December 9, 2019

IHI Releases Principles for Improving Patient Safety Measure
Modern Healthcare, December 9, 2019

Banner Health Agrees to $6 Million Settlement Over 2016 Breach
Modern Healthcare, December 9, 2019

With Cellular Blueprint for Lungs, Scientists Look Forward to Organ Recovery
Resident Weekly, December 7, 2019

Opinion
Where the Frauds Are All Legal
The New York Times, December 7, 2019

Hospital Leaders Increasingly Open to Negotiated Price Caps
Modern Healthcare, December 7, 2019

Vaping-Related Cases Lead to Care Guidelines from Intermountain
Modern Healthcare, December 7, 2019

ChristianaCare Doc Uses Robot for Cutting-Edge Surgeries
Delaware Business Times, December 6, 2019

Comparison of the Effects of Target-Controlled Infusion of Propofol and Sevoflurane as Maintenance of Anesthesia on Hemodynamic Profile in Kidney Transplantation
Anesthesiology Research and Practice/MD Linx, December 5, 2019

Healthcare Spending Ticked up in 2018 as Industry Felt the Impacts of the ACA's Maligned Insurer Tax
FierceHealthcare, December 5, 2019

MedPAC Says Ambulatory Surgical Centers Don't Need a Pay Raise
Modern Healthcare, December 5, 2019

Healthcare Spending Growth Up 4.6% as Prices Increase in 2018
Modern Healthcare, December 5, 2019

Lawmakers Taking Steps to Create Federal Data Privacy Law with Tougher Regulation of Biometric, Health Data
FierceHealthcare, December 5, 2019

Nurses Urge UC Davis Health to Comply with Law, Develop Plan to Avert Violence at Work
Sacramento Bee, December 4, 2019

This New Law Was Meant to Target Uber. So Why Could It Hurt Hospitals?
The Advisory, December 4, 2019

Disparities Between Care in Rural, Urban Areas Getting Worse
Healthcare Dive, December 4, 2019

Prediction of Hemodynamic Reactivity by Electroencephalographically Derived Pain Threshold Index in Children Undergoing General Anesthesia: A Prospective Observational Study
Dovepress, December 3, 2019

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

No Lasting Side Effects With Single Infusion of Low-Dose Ketamine
Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network, December 2, 2019

Cancer Patients Are Undergoing Hypnosis Instead of Anesthsia in Push to Reduce Risks of Post-Surgery Memory Loss and Delirium
The Daily Mail (U.K.), December 2, 2019

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

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

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