Perspectives on the Acute Care Continuum

The Acute Care Continuum is the integration of urgent, emergent, inpatient and post-discharge care of patients with acute medical conditions.

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providence hospital anesthesiaA contract turnover can be a stressful event for anesthesia providers. But as the team at Providence Hospital (D.C.) learned, change can also be positive. Here's one anesthetist's story of transitioning from corporate management to the partnership model. Read More...
5/8/2017 12:26:50 PM | 11 comments

Good Samaritan Hospital is committed to improving outcomes and patient experience. Here's how administrators and the medical staff approached integration and how CEP America physician leaders helped them to create more meaningful integration between service lines. Read More...
2/15/2017 11:19:59 AM | 2 comments

For independent physician groups, affliating with a larger group can boost negotiating power, improve hospital relations, and provide valuable resources. But finding the right partner can be fraught with pitfalls. In today's post, Anesthesia Partner Shale Imeson, MD, describes his group's journey to affiliation. Read More...
1/23/2017 10:53:12 AM | 4 comments

Safety net hospitals face unique challenges to surgical efficiency. Here's how the anesthesia department at one urban hospital is helping vulnerable patients arrive on-time and ready for surgery. Read More...
1/18/2017 11:49:27 AM | 6 comments

As hospital administrators know, word of mouth is a powerful market force. The more satisfied your physicians and patients are, the more new patients they’ll send your way. In today’s post, Craig Berlinberg, MD, Director of Business Development at CEP America and a practicing anesthesiologist, describes how implementing the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model can increase the satisfaction of both your physicians and patients — and, by extension, improve your hospital's market share.  Read More...
8/15/2016 10:51:28 AM | 1 comments
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