Welcome to the Stamford School of Regional Anesthesia

The Stamford School of Regional Anesthesia’s mission is to provide a high quality regional anesthesia training program in the context of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS). A robust regional anesthesia program is a critical component of ERAS in the perioperative surgical home model of care, which is designed to provide coordinated, organized care from the time of the decision to have surgery to 30 days post discharge. Driven by disruptive public policy, medicine is transitioning from the fee for service payment system to a value based system what alternative models of payments as the leverage for change. Anesthesia departments will be the driving force for the surgical home model in the next decade so it is imperative as an anesthesiologist to be educated about the inevitable changes in health care reimbursement that are being driven by the patient experience, quality, outcomes, and costs.

Next Course: December 5th, 2015
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SSRA Online Training Program

Approved for a maximum of 13 AMA Category 1 credits, this course teaches anesthesiologists how to manage acute pain by performing ultrasound-guided single shot and continuous peripheral nerve blocks in the inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as how to develop a robust nerve block program and overcome common obstacles associated with it such as billing. Visit SSRAOnlineCME.com

What Regulatory Bodies Are Saying About
The Surgical Home Model Of Care

“This new patient-centered model is designed to achieve the triple aim of improving health, improving the delivery of health care, and reducing the costs of care. These goals will be met through shared decision-making and seamless continuity of care for the surgical patient…..Each patient will receive the right care, at the right price, and the right time.”

- ASA, www.asahq.org/psh

“CMS has announced their intent to initiate a five year mandated orthopedic bundle program for hospitals in certain defined geographies….The new program, known as Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) would put most hospitals in 75 identified locations into the program effective January 1, 2016.”

- CMS, www.orthoserviceline.com

“We have to step up to the plate and say that we are perioperative physicians so that we can help optimize patients preoperatively, reduce variability intraoperatively, and help surgeons with the medical management of patients postoperatively to reduce the likelihood of readmissions and shorten length of stay.”

- AAOS, www.aaos.org

The SSRA Advantage

Top faculty based on education, work experience, & talent for teaching

Superior Equipment Providers - tools for training & practice

Personalized Instruction - live clinical observation

Preparing you for the future of the anesthesia practice

Initiating or expanding the anesthesia practice at your hospital (surgeons & admin)

Billing management & best practices

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