• 5 highest-paid anesthesiologists in Austin

    The highest-paid anesthesiologist in Austin, Texas, earns $660,500 per year, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $339,470 anesthesiologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Anesthesia reimbursements declines: 10 notes

    ASCs and other healthcare providers have been facing major obstacles to secure anesthesia coverage as reimbursements continue to sink. 
  • US Anesthesia Partners launches nonprofit

    Management services provider U.S. Anesthesia Partners has launched its own nonprofit to support employees in need. 
  • Pain physician to pay $1.2M to settle false claims allegations

    A Missouri pain management physician will pay $1.2 million to resolve allegations that he and his company knowingly submitted false claims to Medicare and Medicaid. 
  • Cities with the lowest number of anesthesiologists

    In the Weirton-Steubenville, W.V.-Ohio, Syracuse, N.Y., Greeley, Colo., and Bangor, Maine, metropolitan areas, there are 30 employed anesthesiologists, the fewest of any metropolitan area in the U.S., according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey.
  • 10 cities with the highest number of anesthesiologists

    There are 2,100 employed anesthesiologists in the New York City-Newark, N.J.-Jersey City, N.J., metropolitan area, the most of any area in the U.S., according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey.
  • 21% of anesthesiologists worth over $5M

    Approximately 21% of anesthesiologists have a net worth of over $5 million in 2024, according to Medscape's 2024 "Physician Wealth and Debt Report," published June 12. 
  • 7 CRNA updates in 2024

    From substantial salary increases to newly launched education programs, here are seven updates on certified registered nurse anesthetists for ASCs to know in 2024:  
  • Anesthesiologists in the headlines: 3 updates

    Here are three anesthesiologists who have made headlines in the last two weeks:
  • Hospital cited for 'immediate jeopardy' for CRNA use in sedations 

    Modesto, Calif.-based Doctors Medical Center has been cited for immediate jeopardy by CMS for using certified registered nurse anesthetists to sedate and monitor surgical patients.
  • CRNA pay is skyrocketing. Here's why

    Certified registered nurse anesthetist compensation is rising across the country as anesthesia provider shortages plague hospitals and ASCs, VMG Health said in a May 22 blog post. 
  • Anesthesiologist pay in the worst states to practice medicine

    Anesthesiologists in West Virginia, which was named the worst state to practice medicine by Medscape, earn an average of $248,690 each year, according to data from the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey.
  • Anesthesiologist pay in the best states to practice medicine

    Anesthesiologists in Wisconsin, which was named the best state to practice medicine by Medscape, earn an average of $248,690 each year, according to data from the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey.
  • UIC to launch nurse anesthetist program

    The University of Illinois Chicago plans to launch a nurse anesthesia program with the help of a $10 million donation. 
  • Massachusetts, DC loosen CRNA supervision requirements

    Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., have both made moves to allow certified registered nurse anesthetists to practice without physician supervision. 
  • 100+ stats on anesthesiologist pay 

    Here are more than 100 statistics on anesthesiologist pay from Medscape's 2024 "Anesthesiologist Compensation Report," data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and a report from healthcare consulting firm Veralon. 
  • Massachusetts removes CRNA supervision requirements

    Massachusetts has opted out of federal regulations that require physician supervision of certified registered nurse anesthetists. 
  • Cleveland Clinic hospital, lead anesthesiologist face negligence suit

    A woman has filed a lawsuit against Cleveland Clinic's Medina (Ohio) Hospital, a lead anesthesiologist, and a registered nurse after allegedly waking up during surgery, according to a June 3 report from the Plain Dealer Cleveland.
  • DC allows CRNAs to practice without physician collaboration

    Washington, D.C., mayor Muriel Bowser has signed the Health Occupations Revision General Amendment Act of 2024, removing collaboration requirements for all advanced practice registered nurses, including certified registered nurse anesthetists.
  • Are anesthesiologists taking on extra work to boost pay?

    Forty-eight percent of anesthesiologists are taking on extra work to boost their pay, according to Medscape's 2024 "Anesthesiologist Compensation Report," published May 24. 

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