SOURCE: Resource Anesthesia

Resource Anesthesia

May 18, 2010 06:30 ET

Resource Anesthesia Names Lynn as Chief of Anesthesia HCMC

KNOXVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) -  Resource Anesthesia, an anesthesia practice management company based in Knoxville, TN, has named Connie Lynn, CRNA, as Chief of Anesthesia Services at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, TN. Ms. Lynn previously assumed a key role in provision of surgical and obstetric anesthesia for Resource Anesthesia at Henry County Medical Center.

Henry County Medical Center is a 152-bed general hospital. Ms. Lynn will be responsible for daily operations and leadership of the anesthesia service. She will coordinate service requirements of the hospital with Resource Anesthesia.

Phil Haynie, MBA, MSN, CRNA, President of Resource Anesthesia said, "She brings experience, professionalism and a drive for improvement. She will be a strong asset as we work with hospital administration to deliver the highest quality of anesthesia care."

In accepting the position as Chief of Anesthesia Services, Ms. Lynn stated, "I look forward to leading improvement initiatives and working with the Chief of Surgery to ensure a safe and clinically excellent staff is caring for our community."

Resource Anesthesia began comprehensive management of anesthesia services at Henry County Medical Center in May 2009. Since then, Resource Anesthesia has recruited a new staff of nurse anesthetists, worked with hospital leaders to improve services and expanded clinical services offered to patients. Key indicators of quality by Medicare, such as Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) scores, have improved dramatically since these changes.

Resource Anesthesia is a multi-state company that provides centralized anesthesia management and support by establishing local teams who are active members of the community. Through these teams, more than 30,000 anesthetics have been performed at community hospitals and surgery centers. The company assumes responsibilities such as recruitment, compliance, documentation monitoring and billing and collections. For further information, please visit http://www.resourceanesthesia.com.

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