Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors Membership Bylaws

These Bylaws supersede the Bylaws of the Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors, which were originally adopted October 15, 1989, and amended as of the following dates: October 10, 1993 | October 16, 1994 | October 22, 1995 | October 15, 2000 | October 14, 2006 | October 13, 2007

 

 

This content is for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors please do one of the following:

  1. Look over the MEMBERSHIP page to view the types of memberships that we offer.
  2. Send us a contact message on our CONTACT page.
  3. Email Kim Corey at krc@pacainc.com.

Thank you,

The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors

 

How to Launch a Perioperative Surgical Home

UC Irvine Health Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care has launched Perioperative Surgical Homes in the following and have more currently in development...

 

 

This content is for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors please do one of the following:

  1. Look over the MEMBERSHIP page to view the types of memberships that we offer.
  2. Send us a contact message on our CONTACT page.
  3. Email Kim Corey at krc@pacainc.com.

Thank you,

The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors

 

CMS Anesthesia Conditions of Participation (COP) and Interpretive Guidelines (IGs): a hands on exercise

One of the many responsibilities a director has is to comply with all of the regulations governing a practice. Central to these regulations in healthcare, are the CMS Conditions of Participation (COP). Hospitals are...

 

 

This content is for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors please do one of the following:

  1. Look over the MEMBERSHIP page to view the types of memberships that we offer.
  2. Send us a contact message on our CONTACT page.
  3. Email Kim Corey at krc@pacainc.com.

Thank you,

The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors

 

NORA “A Strong Buy”, Part Two

Earlier this year, in a previous AACD editorial, I wrote about the rise of NORA (Non-Operating Room Anesthesia). In my discussion, I looked at the issues, challenges, and opportunities that these cases present. I outlined...

 

 

This content is for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors please do one of the following:

  1. Look over the MEMBERSHIP page to view the types of memberships that we offer.
  2. Send us a contact message on our CONTACT page.
  3. Email Kim Corey at krc@pacainc.com.

Thank you,

The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors

 

NORA: Where do we go from here? Six clinical challenges for the future

Over the past 2 years, we have presented the analogy of Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA) as if it were a stock. Because the growth of NORA was so new, we chose to present it in a way as to show the advantages of its growth...

 

 

This content is for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors please do one of the following:

  1. Look over the MEMBERSHIP page to view the types of memberships that we offer.
  2. Send us a contact message on our CONTACT page.
  3. Email Kim Corey at krc@pacainc.com.

Thank you,

The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors

 

The Roadmap to Effective Accountability

It is a common truism that “what we permit, we promote”. In the domain of Perioperative Clinical Directors, it is necessary to navigate and foster positive change among various departments and promote teamwork. However, this role also comes with the responsibility for...

 

 

This content is for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors please do one of the following:

  1. Look over the MEMBERSHIP page to view the types of memberships that we offer.
  2. Send us a contact message on our CONTACT page.
  3. Email Kim Corey at krc@pacainc.com.

Thank you,

The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors

 

Considerations When Implementing A Massive Transfusion Protocol

The metropolitan Seattle area employs a centralized transfusion service composed of four laboratories supplying blood products to 20 hospitals and clinics. The Puget Sound Blood Center was established in 1944 and has been in place to this day. While this model has many...

 

 

This content is for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors please do one of the following:

  1. Look over the MEMBERSHIP page to view the types of memberships that we offer.
  2. Send us a contact message on our CONTACT page.
  3. Email Kim Corey at krc@pacainc.com.

Thank you,

The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors

 

Communicating With the Surgical Attending

As we welcomed a fresh batch of second year anesthesia residents, I began to think of the moments that I dreaded the most during my first couple of months in the operating room. I recalled the...

 

 

This content is for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors please do one of the following:

  1. Look over the MEMBERSHIP page to view the types of memberships that we offer.
  2. Send us a contact message on our CONTACT page.
  3. Email Kim Corey at krc@pacainc.com.

Thank you,

The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors

 

Mobile communication and HIPAA rules

Mobile technology in the health care industry has evolved rapidly with many new ways to communicate emerging every day. Maintaining the privacy of patient’s health care information with these new technologies is a serious...

 

 

This content is for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors please do one of the following:

  1. Look over the MEMBERSHIP page to view the types of memberships that we offer.
  2. Send us a contact message on our CONTACT page.
  3. Email Kim Corey at krc@pacainc.com.

Thank you,

The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors

 

The START methodology to work up and manage surgery scheduling inaccuracy

Accurate operating room (OR) case scheduling is a key performance indicator (KPI) that is challenging to manage. Inaccurate OR scheduling is a phenomenon that is so common that performance improvement efforts by OR managers are often dismissed by OR staff who have experienced past efforts that...

 

 

This content is for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors please do one of the following:

  1. Look over the MEMBERSHIP page to view the types of memberships that we offer.
  2. Send us a contact message on our CONTACT page.
  3. Email Kim Corey at krc@pacainc.com.

Thank you,

The Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors