CRNA News Coverage
One of the main strategic priorities of the AANA Public Relations Department, and a key benefit of membership, is to promote nurse anesthesia to hospital administrators, policy makers, healthcare professionals, patients and others through print, broadcast and digital media. Below are recent news items about CRNAs, AANA, and nurse anesthesia that were published, posted, or broadcast after dissemination by AANA. Additional news items will be added regularly to this list.
Letter to Editor: "Orlando VA Long Waits," by Randall Moore, DNP, MBA, CRNA, February 8, 2019 (Circulation: 151,000).
"Podcast #26 - A Chat With the President of the AANA, Garry Brydges, DNP, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-BC," Slice of Healthcare; Jared Taylor, host of Slice of Healthcare and co-founder/CEO of BlocHealth; January 22, 2019 (Circulation: 10,000).
"How Should You Manage Patients Using Marijuana?" Contributor JoVanna Eisenbarth, DNAP, CRNA, ARNP, NSPM-C, December 13, 2018 (Circulation: 1,800).
President Brydges: "Three Things States Need to Do to Ensure Patients Receive the Care They Need, According to New HHS Report," December 10, 2018 (Circulation: 25,000 key ASC leaders).
"Promoting Patient Choice, Consumer-Centered Care HHS Priorities," Contributor Garry Brydges, DNP, MBA, ACNP-BC, CRNA , FAAN, December 6, 2018 (Circulation: 250,000).
"PCP-Transgender Patient Relationships Need Improvement," Perspective on article by Jose D. Castillo III, PhD, MS, CRNA, APRN, November 27, 2018 (Circulation: 26,500).
"Top Anesthesia Challenges, the Field's Future and How CRNAs Will Shape It - 5 Qs with AANA President," Becker's ASC Review, November 15, 2018 (Circulation: 25,000 key ASC leaders).
"House Passes Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act," Contributor Bruce Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA, July 25, 2018 (Circulation 125,000).
"With Key Legislation Ready, Congress Must Act Now to Address Opioid Addiction," by Bruce Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA, May 8, 2018 (Circulation 24,000).
A major health insurer wants to deny coverage of anesthesiology service during cataract surgery, saying the surgeon can handle sedation and emulsification on his or her own.
"Anthem's Anesthesia Policy Draws Fire," March 20, 2018 (Circulation: 40,000 print; 125,000 e-newsletters).
"American Association of Nurse Anesthetist Opposes New Anthem Policy on Anesthesia During Cataract Surgery: 4 Insights," March 19, 2018 (Circulation: 25,000).
"APRNs Targeted by AMA Resolution," January 30, 2018. (Circulation: 125,000 unique viewers)
Career Spotlight: A Day in the Life of a CRNA, January 19, 2018, (Print circulation: 36,000+; Quarterly; Online circulation: 75,000).
New Anesthesia Methods Fueled by AI and Opioid Addiction; January 10, 2018 (Circulation: 179,770,000).
"Advocates Have Personal Touch," January-February 2018. (Circulation: 23.5 million.)
Advocates Warn of Backlogs if VA Fails to Certify Nurse Anesthetists, December 5, 2017 (Circulation: 6 million).
E-Cigarette Usage May Complicate Oral Surgery, November 22, 2017 (Circulation: 150,000).
6 Things the VA Can Do to Ensure Veterans Get the Anesthesia Care They Need, October 24, 2017 (Circulation 18,500).
VA Denial of Full Practice Authority for Nurse Anesthetists Coming Home to Roost, October 19, 2017 (Circulation: 24,000 print subscribers).