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Amy Avila, RN, CCRN, CSC, has always loved to draw, but the student registered nurse anesthetist didn’t think to link her passion to her profession until she saw a Facebook post...

As America’s nearly 60,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) get ready to celebrate their profession during National Nurse Anesthetist Week from Jan. 22-28, they plan to honor their past by providing stellar care in the future.

The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has asked Congress to intervene to stop impending Medicare reimbursement rates for physicians scheduled...

A study has found that injecting an antibiotic directly into the bone of knee replacement patients was more effective at lowering infections than intravenous administration...

A New York City surgeon pleaded guilty to financial crimes in connection with an extensive trip-and-fall scheme that authorities say included performing unnecessary back...

A Dallas anesthesiologist has been arrested for injecting several IV bags of saline with two local anesthetics and a powerful stimulant that led to the death of his colleague and caused several cardiac events in patients....

Anil Nanda, MD, a prominent neurosurgeon who was placed on administrative leave from his academic positions at Rutgers University last year amid “ghost surgeries”...

More than 350 lawsuits have been filed against Richard David Heekin, MD, accusing the Florida orthopedic surgeon of performing hip and knee replacements while exhibiting...

Three dozen Medicare patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) at a single surgery center showed no increases in complication rates compared to data from...

A new Pennsylvania law eases restrictions that have limited the kinds of procedures allowed to be performed in ASCs. Gov. Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 818, which amends the state’s Health Care Facilities Act,...

In his previous life, Dennis Snow taught Disney cast members and other execs how to center on service excellence, and is the coauthor of two books that share...

A bill introduced in Congress this month would create new legal penalties for people who intimidate or assault healthcare employees. The Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act is modeled after protections in place for flight crews and aircraft attendants...

Northwell Health broke ground on a $10M surgical center on Long Island, N.Y., that will exclusively serve female patients throughout their surgical journeys. The Katz Women’s Surgical...

The speakers lined up for this year’s OR Excellence conference will be sure to entertain and inform when the meeting returns to in-person learning for the first time...

Taking a time out before surgery is enough to ensure the right procedure is performed at the right location and on the right patient. To emphasize the importance of this...

A patient who grew frustrated with the amount of pain he was experiencing after undergoing back surgery gunned down four people on Wednesday in a medical building...

RaDonda Vaught, the former nurse at the center of a case that sparked national outrage and debate over whether healthcare workers should face criminal charges...

Surgical professionals in Georgia are breathing a bit easier this week after Gov. Brian Kemp signed surgical smoke evacuation legislation into law. Georgia joins...

It’s National Nurses Month and team of nurses deserves to be honored for their constant dedication to delivering excellent patient care. Their demanding work...

A Colorado woman who says she experienced intraoperative awareness for 35 minutes during a 2019 hernia surgery has sued the anesthesiologist and nurse anesthetist...

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