With a shortage of providers, healthcare executives may be grateful just to have an anesthesia team in place. But their success depends on how well anesthesia management meets each facility’s financial, administrative and quality performance goals.
An anesthesia team may provide stellar clinical services, but still leave doctors, nurses or executive team members dissatisfied. Even a team that excels clinically can put a facility at risk with the failure to address their business responsibilities.
This paper reviews hospital and ASC management challenges, identifies the warning signs of anesthesia underperformance, and shares specific elements for high performance in anesthesia management.