Somnia Anesthesia Introduces First Web-Based App for Anesthesia Services

NEW ROCHELLE, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 24, 2012) - Somnia Anesthesia, a leading national anesthesia practice management company, has announced the release of a web-based application that allows hospital executives a mobile tool for evaluating their facility's anesthesia services in four critical areas -- leadership, financial management, quality improvement, and clinical services.

The app is the first of its kind for the anesthesia services industry, offering hospital administrators a comprehensive yet simple tool that grades the productivity and efficacy of their current anesthesia service provider based on a series of twenty questions in the four areas. Percentages are computed from a 1-5 scale response for each question, ranging from poor to excellent. At the conclusion, a score is provided along with recommended next steps for improvement, if applicable.

"The importance of anesthesia services evaluation cannot be understated; anesthesia is the heart of the OR and the OR is the heart of the hospital. Without an efficient, high-quality anesthesia service provider, a hospital's clinical and financial standing suffers," says Marc Koch, MD, MBA, CEO and president of Somnia Anesthesia. "The application gives hospital decision-makers a quick tool to utilize to measure the effectiveness of their anesthesia department. We're delighted to offer this service to the hospital management and believe that many will find the application highly useful and helpful as they seek to remain competitive in the evolving healthcare environment."

To download the app, visit For additional resources on anesthesia services evaluation go to

About Somnia Anesthesia
Somnia Anesthesia optimizes anesthesia services for healthcare facilities throughout the country by combining clinical excellence with unparalleled management acumen. Owned and operated by anesthesiologists since 1996, Somnia provides a turnkey, solutions-based approach to anesthesia management. With an extensive in-house infrastructure and a single-minded focus on anesthesiology, Somnia builds and manages local anesthesia teams that consistently deliver the highest quality patient care, enhance operating room performance, increase revenues, and achieve full surgeon and patient satisfaction. For more information visit:

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