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Jan 22, 2024

This conversation comes from the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology conference 2023. It gets right to the business end of our profession and discusses industry trends and challenges in anesthesia; payment cuts, healthcare pricing, reimbursement, staffing and leadership.

Presented by Desiree Chappell,...

Dec 18, 2023

This wide ranging conversation gets into the thorny subject of reimbursement; how and why can practitioners advocate for a fairer rates? Also, what is the role of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology in this debate? Further, what are some of the realities of the ‘no surprises’ billing act?

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Sep 29, 2022

"A very different philosophy of going about the business of anesthesia..."

Where are CRNA's placed in the current market. What are going to be the pitfalls and the plus points as we move on from a challenging time?

With thanks to NorthStar Anesthesia for their help in helping TopMedTalk to cover the American American...

Sep 29, 2022

TopMedTalk's coverage of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology's 2022 conference continues with another installment of "Women in Anesthesia". If you enjoy this piece why not listen to some of our earlier episodes in the popular series; they are found here:

Sep 22, 2022

"It's not just about us [Anesthesia]. It's about all the stakeholders that are invested"

How can the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) help to maximize the value of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists?

This vital conversation tackles that question head on. What are the big opportunities for the...