The ABCs of CPT Modifiers

Because of the complexity of medical procedures and services, additional information is often necessary when coding. This information typically comes in the form of what’s called a CPT modifier, which describes how many procedures were performed, why they were necessary, where they were performed on the body, how many surgeons were involved in the operation, […]

4 Great Apps for Anesthesiologists

You may not think about anesthesiologists needing or using smartphone apps for their practice, but there are several out there that are worth checking out. Always do your homework, of course, and make sure that these apps fit your needs and work accurately before using them; we make no claims that these apps are flawless […]

The Everyday Life of a CRNA

CRNAs (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists) are a foundational element to the entire anesthesiology industry. But many people don’t know what the everyday life of a CRNA is like. Today, we’d like to take you behind the scenes and show you what these amazing professionals do every day – and how they strive to serve their […]

Financial Incentives Could Be Driving Increased GI Endoscopy Anesthesia Monitoring

Monitored anesthesia care in routine GI endoscopy has increased within the VHA, but remains low outside of it. This statistic was revealed in a research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine. In the letter, Joel H. Rubenstein, MD, MSc, of the department of Veterans Affairs, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and the department of internal […]