Brazier A, Larson E, Xu Y, Judah G, Egan M, Burd H, Darzi A. ‘Dear Doctor’: a randomised controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce burnout in trainee anaesthetists. Anaesthesia 77:405-415, 2022

Compère V, Besnier E, Clavier T, Byhet N, Lefranc F, Jegou F, Sturzenegger N, Hardy JB, Dureuil B, Elie T. Evaluation of the time spent by anesthetist on clinical tasks in the operating room. Frontiers in Medicine 8:768919, 2022

Dexter F, Epstein RH, Öhrvik J, Hindman BJ. Binomial entropy of anesthesiologists’ ratings of nurse anesthetists’ clinical performance explains information loss when adjusting evaluations for rater leniency. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 27:100247, 2022

Gal JS, Morewood GH, Mueller JT, Popovich MT, Caridi JM, Neifert SN. Anesthesia provider performance in the first two years of merit-based incentive payment system: shifts in reporting and predictors of receiving bonus payments. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 76:110582, 2022

Hadler RA, Dexter F, Hindman BJ. Effect of insufficient interaction on the evaluation of anesthesiologists' quality of clinical supervision by anesthesiology residents and fellows. Cureus 14:e23500, 2022  

Lea J, Doherty I, Reede L, Mahoney CB. Predictors of burnout, job satisfaction, and turnover among CRNAs during COVID-19 surging. AANA Journal 90:141-147, 2022

Rath S, Rajaram K. Staff planning for hospitals with implicit cost estimation and stochastic optimization. Production and Operations Management 31:1271-1289, 2022

Stone AB, Dasani SS, Grant MC, Nascimben L, Bader AM. Understanding the economic impact of an essential service: applying time-driven activity-based costing to the hospital airway response team. Anesthesia and Analgesia 134:445-453, 2022

Sun LY, Jones PM, Wijeysundera DN, Mamas MA, Bader Eddeen A, O'Connor J. Association between handover of anesthesiology care and 1-year mortality among adults undergoing cardiac surgery. JAMA Network Open 5:e2148161, 2022

Turkelson C, Campbell D, Reilly C, Novak J. Maximizing mobilization of resources for unplanned certified registered nurse anesthetist staffing deficiencies in a large midwest multi-hospital trauma center. AANA Journal 90:105-113, 2022


Afonso AM, Cadwell JB, Staffa SJ, Zurakowski D, Vinson AE. Burnout rate and risk factors among anesthesiologists in the United States. Anesthesiology 134:683-696, 2021

Chu E, Hindle AK, Abeledo H, Amdur R, Coudert A, Gill G, Heinz ER, Lee KM, Moy G, Schroff C, Sherman M, Berger JS. An equitable electronic scheduling system for anesthesiology residents: a quality improvement project. The Journal of Education in Perioperative Medicine 23:E665, 2021

Dexter F, Abouleish A, Marian AA, Epstein RH. The anesthetizing sites supervised to anesthesiologist ratio is an invalid surrogate for group productivity in academic anesthesia departments when used without consideration of the corresponding managerial decisions. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 71:110194, 2021

Dexter F, Epstein RH, Elhakim M, O’Sullivan C. US survey of the incidence of and reasons for nurse anesthetists leaving or having considered leaving their jobs. AANA Journal 89:484-490, 2021  

Fraifeld A, Rice AN, Stamper MJ, Muckler VC. Intraoperative waste segregation initiative among anesthesia personnel to contain disposal costs. Waste Management 122:124-131, 2021

Gafsou B, Becq MC, Michelet D, Julien-Marsollier F, Brasher C, Dahmani S. Determinants of work-related quality of life in French anesthesiologists. Anesthesia and Analgesia 133:863-872, 2021

Hertzberg LB, Miller TR, Byerly S, Rebello E, Flood P, Malinzak EB, Doyle CA, Pease S, Rock-Klotz JA, Kraus MB, Pai SL. Gender differences in compensation in anesthesiology in the United States: results of a national survey of anesthesiologists. Anesthesia and Analgesia 133:1009-1018, 2021

Hyman SA, Card EB, De Leon-Casasola O, Shotwell MS, Shi Y, Weinger MB. Prevalence of burnout and its relationship to health status and social support in more than 1000 subspecialty anesthesiologists. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 46:381-387, 2021

Kannampallil T, Lew D, Pfeifer EE, Sharma A, Abraham J. Association between paediatric intraoperative anaesthesia handover and adverse postoperative outcomes. BMJ Quality and Safety 30:755-763, 2021

Law TJ, Subhedar S, Bulamba F, O'Hara NN, Nabukenya MT, Sendagire C, Hewitt-Smith A, Lipnick MS, Tumukunde J. Factors affecting job choice among physician anesthesia providers in Uganda: a survey of income composition, discrete choice experiment, and implications for the decision to work rurally. Human Resources for Health 19:93, 2021

Love ER, Dexter F, Reminick JI, Karan SB. Reducing over-interviewing in the anesthesiology residency match. Cureus 13:e17538, 2021  

Love ER, Dexter F, Reminick JI, Sanford JA, Karan S. Interview data highlight importance of "same-state" on anesthesiology residency match. Anesthesia and Analgesia 132:223-230, 2021  

Saager L, Ruetzler K, Turan A, Maheshwari K, Cohen B, You J, Mascha EJ, Qiu Y, Ince I, Sessler DI. Do it often, do it better: association between pairs of experienced subspecialty anesthesia caregivers and postoperative outcomes. A retrospective observational study. Anesthesia and Analgesia 132:866-877, 2021

Sessler DI, Khan MZ, Maheshwari K, Liu L, Adegboye J, Saugel B, Mascha EJ. Blood pressure management by anesthesia professionals: evaluating clinical skill from electronic medical records. Anesthesia and Analgesia 132:946-956, 2021

Titler SS, Dexter F, Epstein RH. Impact of anesthesia resident staff assignment decisions on nurse anesthetist and anesthesia resident staff scheduling and productivity: tutorial using data from a pediatric hospital. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 24:100182, 2021

Titler SS, Dexter F, Epstein RH. Suggested work guidelines, based on operating room data, for departments with a breast milk pumping supervising anesthesiologist. Breastfeeding Medicine 16:573-578, 2021

Wilson LA, Poeran J, Liu J, Zhong H, Memtsoudis SG. State of the anaesthesia workforce in the United States: trends and geographic variation in nurse anaesthetist to physician anaesthesiologist ratios. British Journal of Anaesthesia 126:e19-e21, 2021

Ziemann S, Coburn M, Rossaint R, Van Waesberghe J, Bürkle H, Fries M, Henrich M, Henzler D, Iber T, Karst J, Kunitz O, Löb R, Meißner W, Meybohm P, Mierke B, Pabst F, Schaelte G, Schiff J, Soehle M, Winterhalter M, Kowark A. Implementation of anesthesia quality indicators in Germany: a prospective, national, multicenter quality improvement study. Der Anaesthesist 70:38-47, 2021


Abarca TL, Dexter F, Epstein RH, Pearson ACS. Hospitals’ web site lists of their interventional pain procedures inadequately reflect the diversity of their actual pain medicine practices. Pain Physician 23:E723-E730, 2020  

Abouleish AE, Hudson ME, Levy RS, Whitten CW. Industry-wide survey of academic anesthesiology departments provides up-to-date benchmarking data on surgical anesthesia productivity. Anesthesia and Analgesia 131:885-892, 2020

Block RI, Bair HL, Carillo JF. Is exhaustion more sensitive than disengagement to burnout in academic anesthesia? A study using the Oldenburg Burnout Inventory. Psychological Reports 123:1282-1296, 2020

Carter JC, Garden AL. The gap between attitudes and processes related to ‘family-friendly’ practices in anaesthesia training in New Zealand: a survey of anaesthesia supervisors of training and departmental directors. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 48:454-464, 2020

Dexter F, Bayman EO, Wong CA, Hindman BJ. Reliability of ranking anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists using leniency-adjusted clinical supervision and work habits scores. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 61:109639, 2020

Dexter F, Epstein RH, Marian AA. Comparisons of unscheduled absences among categories of anesthesia practitioners, including anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, and anesthesia residents. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 21:100139, 2020  

Dexter F, Epstein RH, Rodriguez LI. Decline of pediatric ambulatory surgery cases performed at Florida general hospitals between 2010 and 2018: an historical cohort study. Anesthesia and Analgesia 131:1557-1565, 2020  

Dexter F, Hadlandsmyth K, Pearson ACS, Hindman BJ. Reliability and validity of performance evaluations of pain medicine clinical faculty by residents and fellows using a supervision scale. Anesthesia and Analgesia 131:909-916, 2020  

Dexter F, Ledolter J, Wong CA, Hindman BJ. Association between leniency of anesthesiologists when evaluating certified registered nurse anesthetists and when evaluating didactic lectures. Health Care Management Science 23:640-648, 2020

Dobie KH, Tiwari V, Shi Y, Shotwell MS, Sandberg WS. Transition from private to academic anesthesia provision changes process and patient centered outcomes in an ambulatory surgery center. Journal of Medical Systems 44:204, 2020

Elhakim M, Dexter F, Fahy BG. Changes in current employment positions after taking an operating room management course content by physicians and non-physicians and potential use of the content. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 20:100097, 2020

Epstein RH, Dexter F, Heitz JW, McNulty SE. Implications of anesthesiology resident availability on first-case staffing. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 21:100098, 2020

Epstein RH, Dexter F, Pearson ACS. Pain medicine board certification status among physicians performing interventional pain procedures in the State of Florida between 2010 and 2016. Pain Physician 23:E7-E18, 2020  

Hannan EL, Samadashvili Z, Sundt TM, Girardi L, Chikwe J, Wechsler A, Adams DH, Smith CR, Gold JP, Lahey SJ, Jordan D. Association of anesthesiologist handovers with short-term outcomes for patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Anesthesia and Analgesia 131:1883-1889, 2020

Hascall AL, Roberts EK, Lisco SJ, Schulte TE. Multi-modal system checks in an attempt to eliminate narcotic discrepancies. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 21:100138, 2020

Hu J, Yang Y, Li X, Yu L, Zhou Y, Fallacaro MD, Wright S. Adverse outcomes associated with intraoperative anesthesia handovers: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing 35:525-532.e1, 2020

Jeon Y, Meretoja R, Vahlberg T, Leino-Kilpi H. Developing and psychometric testing of the anaesthesia nursing competence scale. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 26:866-878, 2020

Kraul S. Annual scheduling for anesthesiology medicine residents in task-related programs with a focus on continuity of care. Flexible Services and Manufacturing 32:181-212, 2020

Kraus MB, Dexter F, Patel PV, Dodd SE, Thomson HM, Girardo ME, Hertzberg LB, Pearson ACS. Motherhood and anesthesiology: a survey of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Anesthesia & Analgesia 130:1296-1302, 2020  

Kroll H, Monroe KS, Van Harn MG, Davies NA, Jesse MT. Burnout in certified anesthesiologist assistants. Journal of Allied Health 49:e73-e78, 2020

Mills A, Sorensen A, Gillen E, Coomer NM, Theis E, Scope S, Beadles C, Quraishi J. Quality, costs, and policy: factors influencing choice of anesthesia staffing models. Journal of Healthcare Management 65:45-60, 2020

Mumbwe MC, McIsaac D, Jarman A, Bould MD. A cross-sectional survey to determine the prevalence of burnout syndrome among anesthesia providers in Zambian hospitals. Anesthesia and Analgesia 130:310-317, 2020

Qin CX, Merkel KR, Yesantharao LV, Lau EK, Phelps MA, Kajstura TJ, Grant MC, Frank SM, Cho BC. Poor cost awareness among anesthesia providers for medications, supplies, and blood products. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 46:524-530, 2020

Shanthanna H, Bhatia A, Radhakrishna M, Belley-Cote E, Vanniyasingam T, Thabane L, Busse JW. Interventional pain management for chronic pain: a survey of physicians in Canada. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 67:343-352, 2020

Zdravkovic M, Osinova D, Brull SJ, Prielipp RC, Simões CM, Berger-Estilita J. Perceptions of gender equity in departmental leadership, research opportunities, and clinical work attitudes: an international survey of 11 781 anaesthesiologists. British Journal of Anaesthesia 124:e160-e170, 2020


Abouleish AE, Hudson ME, Whitten CW. Measuring clinical productivity of anesthesiology groups: surgical anesthesia at the facility level. Anesthesiology 130:336-348, 2019

Danhakl V, Miltiades A, Ing C, Chang B, Edmondson D, Landau R, Gallos G. Observational study evaluating obstetric anesthesiologist residents’ wellbeing, anxiety and stress in a North American academic program. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia 38:75-82, 2019

Denny NA, Guyer JM, Schroeder DR, Marienau MS. Operating room waste reduction. AANA Journal 87:477-482, 2019

Dexter F, Ledolter J, Wong CA, O'Brien MK, Hindman BJ. Nurse anesthetists' preferences for anesthesiologists' participation in patient care at a large teaching hospital. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 57:131-138, 2019

Dexter F, Osman BM, Epstein RH. Improving intraoperative handoffs for ambulatory anesthesia: Challenges and solutions for the anesthesiologist. Local and Regional Anesthesia 12:37-46, 2019  

Dolan JE, Lonsdale H, Ahumada LM, Patel A, Samuel J, Jalali A, Peck J, DeRosa JC, Rehman M, Varughese AM, Fernandez AM. Quality initiative using theory of change and visual analytics to improve controlled substance documentation discrepancies in the operating room. Applied Clinical Informatics 10:543-551, 2019

Dony P, Seidel L, Pirson M, Forget P. Anaesthesia care team improves outcomes in surgical patients compared with solo anaesthesiologist: an observational study. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 36:64-69, 2019

Elhakim M, Dexter F, Pearson ACS. US critical access hospitals’ listings of pain medicine physicians and other clinicians performing interventional pain procedures. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 58:52-54, 2019

Epstein RH, Dexter F, Diez C, Potnuru P. Determination of geolocations for anesthesia specialty coverage and standby call allowing return to the hospital within a specified amount of time. Anesthesia & Analgesia 129:1265-1272, 2019  

Epstein RH, Dexter F, Maratea EA. Unscheduled absences in a cohort of nurse anesthetists during a 3-year period: Statistical implications for the identification of outlier personnel. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 52:1-5, 2019

Fügener A, Brunner JO. Planning for overtime: the value of shift extensions in physician scheduling. INFORMS Journal on Computing 31:732-744, 2019

Gross CN, Brunner JO, Blobner M. Hospital physicians can't get no long-term satisfaction - an indicator for fairness in preference fulfillment on duty schedules. Health Care Management Science 22:691-708, 2019

Hoyem RL, Quraishi JA, Jordan L, Wiltse Nicely KL. Advocacy, research, and anesthesia practice models: key studies of safety and cost-effectiveness. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice 20:193-204, 2019

Kraul S, Fügener A, Brunner J, Blobner M. A robust framework for task-related resident scheduling. European Journal of Operational Research 276:656-675, 2019

Lubarsky DA, French MT, Gitlow HS, Rosen LF, Ullmann SG. Why money alone can't (always) "nudge" physicians: the role of behavioral economics in the design of physician incentives. Anesthesiology 130:154-170, 2019

McClelland L, Plunkett E, McCrossan R, Ferguson K, Fraser J, Gildersleve C, Holland J, Lomas JP, Redfern N, Pandit JJ. A national survey of out-of-hours working and fatigue in consultants in anaesthesia and paediatric intensive care in the UK and Ireland. Anaesthesia 74:1509-1523, 2019

McCormick PJ, Yeoh C, Vicario-Feliciano RM, Ervin K, Tan KS, Yang G, Mehta M, Tollinche L. Improved compliance with anesthesia quality measures after implementation of automated monthly feedback. Journal of Oncology Practice 15:e583-e592, 2019

Muffly M, Scheinker D, Muffly T, Singleton M, Agarwal R, Honkanen A. Practice characteristics of board-certified pediatric anesthesiologists in the US: a nationwide survey. Cureus 11(9):e5745, 2019

O’Brien MK, Dexter F, Kreiter CD, Slater-Scott C, Hindman BJ. Nurse anesthetists’ evaluations of anesthesiologists’ operating room performance are sensitive to anesthesiologists’ years of postgraduate practice. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 54:102-110, 2019

O'Connell C, Dexter F, Mauler DJ, Sun EC. Trends in direct hospital payments to anesthesia groups: a retrospective cohort study of nonacademic hospitals in California. Anesthesiology 131:534-542, 2019  

Pearson ACS, Dexter F. Observational study of the distribution and diversity of interventional pain procedures among hospitals in the State of Iowa. Pain Physician 22:e157-e170, 2019  

Pearson ACS, Dodd SE, Kraus MB, Ondecko Ligda KM, Hertzberg LB, Chandrabose RK. Pilot survey of female anesthesiologists' childbearing and parental leave experiences. Anesthesia & Analgesia 128:e109-e112, 2019

Perella P, Palmer E, Conway R, Wong DJN. A retrospective analysis of case-load and supervision from a large anaesthetic logbook database. Anaesthesia 74:1524-1533, 2019

Pozdnyakova A, Tung A, Dutton R, Wazir A, Glick DB. Factors affecting patient satisfaction with their anesthesiologist: an analysis of 51,676 surveys from a large multihospital practice. Anesthesia & Analgesia 129:951-959, 2019

Umutesi G, McEvoy MD, Starnes JR, Sileshi B, Atieli HE, Onyango K, Newton MW. Safe anesthesia care in Western Kenya: a preliminary assessment of the impact of nurse anesthetists at multiple levels of government hospitals. Anesthesia & Analgesia 129:1387-1393, 2019

Zhou Y, Sun H, Macario A, Keegan MT, Patterson AJ, Minhaj MM, Wang T, Harman AE, Warner DO. Association between participation and performance in MOCA minute and actions against the medical licenses of anesthesiologists. Anesthesia and Analgesia 129:1401-1407, 2019


Chai JX, Chong SY. Production pressures among anaesthesiologists in Singapore. Singapore Medical Journal 59:271-278, 2018

Dexter F, Jarvie C, Epstein RH. Years versus days between successive surgeries, after an initial outpatient procedure, for the median patient versus the median surgeon in the State of Iowa. Anesthesia & Analgesia 126:787-793, 2018  

DiMeglio M, Furey W, Laudanski K. Content analysis of locum tenens recruitment emails for anesthesiologists. BMC Health Services Research 18:981, 2018

Jones PM, Cherry RA, Allen BN, Jenkyn KMB, Shariff SZ, Flier S, Wijeysundera DN. Association between handover of anesthesia care and adverse postoperative outcomes among patients undergoing major surgery. JAMA 319:143-153, 2018

Li H, Zuo M, Gelb AW, Zhang B, Zhao X, Yao D, Xia D, Huang Y. Chinese anesthesiologists have high burnout and low job satisfaction: A cross-sectional survey. Anesthesia & Analgesia 126:1004-1012, 2018

Matava CT, Magbitang J, Choi S, Bhatia S, Tan M. A novel open-source novel app improves anesthesia operating room equipment supply. Journal of Medical Systems 42:167, 2018

Sarraf E, Breidenstein MW, Carslon RE, O'Donnell SE, Tsai MH. Nonoperating room anesthesia tardiness. A & A Practice 2018;11:285-287

Stuetzle KV, Pavlin BI, Smith NA, Weston KM. Survey of occupational fatigue in anaesthetists in Australia and New Zealand. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 46:414-423, 2018

Sun EC, Dutton RP, Jena AB. Comparison of anesthesia times and billing patterns by anesthesia practitioners. JAMA Network Open 7:e184288, 2018

Sun EC, Miller TR, Moshfegh J, Baker LC. Anesthesia care team composition and surgical outcomes. Anesthesiology 129:700-709, 2018

Sundqvist AS, Anderzén-Carlsson A, Nilsson U, Holmefur M. Protective nursing advocacy: translation and psychometric evaluation of an instrument and a descriptive study of Swedish registered nurse anesthetists' beliefs and actions. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing 33:58-68, 2018

Wanderer JP, Nelson SE, Hester DL, Shotwell M, Sandberg WS, Anderson-Dam J, Raines DE, Ehrenfeld JM. Sources of variation in anesthetic drug costs. Anesthesia & Analgesia 126:1241-1248, 2018


Ashengo T, Skeels A, Hurwitz EJH, Thuo E, Sanghvi H. Bridging the human resource gap in surgical and anesthesia care in low-resource countries: a review of the task sharing literature. Human Resources for Health 15:77-77, 2017

Baker K, Haydar B, Mankad S. A feedback and evaluation system that provokes minimal retaliation by trainees. Anesthesiology 126:327-337, 2017

Bayman EO, Dexter F, Ledolter J. Mixed effects logistic regression modeling of daily evaluations of nurse anesthetists’ work habits adjusting for leniency of the rating anesthesiologists. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 6:14-19, 2017

Boyd D, Poghosyan L. Measuring certified registered nurse anesthetist organizational climate: instrument adaptation. Journal of Nursing Measurement 25:224-237, 2017

Dexter F, Bayman EO, Dexter EU. Monte Carlo simulations comparing Fisher exact test and unequal variances t test for analysis of differences between groups in brief hospital lengths of stay. Anesthesia & Analgesia 125:2141-2145, 2017  

Dexter F, Epstein RH. For assessment of changes in intraoperative red blood cell transfusion practices over time, the pooled incidence of transfusion correlates highly with total units transfused. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 39:53-56, 2017

Dexter F, Ledolter J, Epstein R, Hindman BJ. Operating room anesthesia subspecialization is not associated with significantly greater quality of supervision of anesthesia residents and nurse anesthetists. Anesthesia & Analgesia 124:1253-1260, 2017  

Dexter F, Ledolter J, Hindman BJ. Validity of using a work habits scale for the daily evaluation of nurse anesthetists’ clinical performance while controlling for the leniencies of the rating anesthesiologists. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 42:63-68, 2017

Dexter F, Ledolter J, Hindman BJ. Measurement of faculty anesthesiologists’ quality of clinical supervision has greater reliability when controlling for the leniency of the rating anesthesia resident: a retrospective cohort study. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 64:643-655, 2017  

Dexter F, Szeluga D, Hindman BJ. Content analysis of resident evaluations of faculty anesthesiologists: supervision encompasses some attributes of the professionalism core competency. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 39:53-56, 2017  

Epstein RH, Dexter F, Gratch DM, Lubarsky DA. Intraoperative handoffs among anesthesia providers increase the incidence of documentation errors for controlled drugs. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 43:396-402, 2017

Epstein RH, Dexter F, Schwenk ES. Hypotension during induction of anaesthesia is neither a reliable nor useful quality measure for comparison of anaesthetists’ performance. British Journal of Anaesthesia 119:106-114, 2017  

Gabriel RA, Burton BN, Tsai MH, Ehrenfeld JM, Dutton RP, Urman RD. After-hour versus daytime shifts in non-operating room anesthesia environments: national distribution of case volume, patient characteristics, and procedures. Journal of Medical Systems 41:40, 2017

Görges M, West NC, Whyte SD. Using physiological monitoring data for performance feedback: an initiative using thermoregulation metrics. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 64:245-251, 2017

Green A, Tatham KC, Yentis SM, Wilson J, Cox M. An analysis of the delivery of anaesthetic training sessions in the United Kingdom. Anaesthesia 72:1327-1333, 2017

Greig PR, Higham HE, Darbyshire JL, Vincent C. Go/no-go decision in anaesthesia: wide variation in risk tolerance amongst anaesthetists. British Journal of Anaesthesia 118:740-746, 2017

Hubbard RM, Hayanga JA, Quinlan JJ, Soltez AK, Hayanga HK. Optimizing anesthesia-related waste disposal in the operating room: a brief report. Anesthesia & Analgesia 125:1289-1291, 2017

Jelacic S, Craddick K, Nair BG, Bounthavong M, Yeung K, Kusulos D, Knutson JA, Somani S, Bowdle A. Relative costs of anesthesiologist prepared, hospital pharmacy prepared and outsourced anesthesia drugs. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 36:178-183, 2017

Logvinov II, Dexter F, Hindman BJ, Brull SJ. Anesthesiologists' perceptions of minimum acceptable work habits of nurse anesthetists. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 38:107-110, 2017

McGain F, Story D, Lim T, McAlister S. Financial and environmental costs of reusable and single-use anaesthetic equipment. British Journal of Anaesthesia 118:862-869, 2017

Nagrebetsky A, Gabriel RA, Dutton RP, Urman RD. Growth of nonoperating room anesthesia care in the United States: a contemporary trends analysis. Anesthesia & Analgesia 124:1261-1267, 2017

Phelps M, Latif A, Thomsen R, Slodzinski M, Raghavan R, Paul SL, Stonemetz J. Comparison of minute distribution frequency for anesthesia start and end times from an anesthesia information management system and paper records. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing 31:845-850, 2017

Roberts RJ, Wilson AE, Quezado Z. Using lean six sigma methodology to improve quality of the anesthesia supply chain in a pediatric hospital. Anesthesia & Analgesia 124:922-924, 2017

Sileshi B, Newton MW, Kiptanui J, Shotwell MS, Wanderer JP, Mungai M, Scherdin J, Harris PA, Vermund SH, Sandberg WS, McEvoy MD. Monitoring anesthesia care delivery and perioperative mortality in Kenya utilizing a provider-driven novel data collection tool. Anesthesiology 127:250-271, 2017

Tsai MH, Cipri LA, O'Donnell SE, Fisher JM, Andritsos DA. Scheduling non-operating room anesthesia cases in endoscopy: Using the sandbox analogy. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 40:1-6, 2017

Tsai MH, Huynh TT, Breidenstein MW, O'Donnell SE, Ehrenfeld JM, Urman RD. A system-wide approach to physician efficiency and utilization rates for non-operating room anesthesia sites. Journal of Medical Systems 41:112, 2017

Villafranca A, Hamlin C, Enns S, Jacobsohn E. Disruptive behavior in the perioperative setting: a contemporary review. Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia 64:128-140, 2017

Wong T, Tsai MH, Urman RD. The expansion of non-operating room anesthesia services. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 9:39-42, 2017

Zhou Y, Sun H, Culley DJ, Young A, Harman AE, Warner DO. Effectiveness of written and oral specialty certification examinations to predict actions against the medical licenses of anesthesiologists. Anesthesiology 126:1171-1179, 2017


Ard JL Jr, Tobin K, Huncke T, Kline R, Ryan SM, Bell C. A survey of the American Society of Anesthesiologists regarding environmental attitudes, knowledge, and organization. A & A Case Reports 6:208-216, 2016

Atcheson CL, Spivack J, Williams R, Bryson EO. Preventable drug waste among anesthesia providers: opportunities for efficiency. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 30:24-32, 2016

Bayman EO, Dexter F, Todd MM. Prolonged operative time to extubation is not a useful metric for comparing the performance of individual anesthesia providers. Anesthesiology 124:322-338, 2016  

Boggs S, Frost E, Feinleib J. Anesthesiologists as operating room directors: results of a survey. International Journal of Anesthetics and Anesthesiology 3:041, 2016

Chen Y, Cai A, Fritz BA, Dexter F, Pryor KO, Jacobsohn E, Glick DB, Willingham MD, Escallier KE, Winter AC, Avidan MS. Amnesia of the operating room in the B-Unaware and BAG-RECALL clinical trials. Anesthesia & Analgesia 122:1158-1168, 2016  

Connor CW, Herzig M. Monitoring the location of staff via mobile devices in a large multifacility practice group. A & A Case Reports 6:320-328, 2016

Dexter F, De Oliveira Jr. GS, McCarthy RJ. First job search of residents in the United States: a survey of anesthesiology trainees’ interest in academic positions in cities distant from previous residences. A & A Case Reports 6:34-38, 2016  

Dexter F, Epstein RH, Dutton RP, Kordylewski H, Ledolter J, Rosenberg H, Hindman BJ. Diversity and similarity of anesthesia procedures in the United States during and among regular work hours, evenings, and weekends. Anesthesia & Analgesia 123:1567-1573, 2016  

Dexter F, Ledolter J, Hindman BJ. Quantifying the diversity and similarity of surgical procedures among hospitals and anesthesia providers. Anesthesia & Analgesia 122:251-263, 2016  

Dexter F, Szeluga D, Masursky D, Hindman BJ. Written comments made by anesthesia residents when providing below average scores for the supervision provided by the faculty anesthesiologist. Anesthesia & Analgesia 122:2000-2006, 2016  

Dexter F, Wachtel RE, Epstein RH. Decreasing the hours that anesthesiologist and nurse anesthetists work late by making decisions to reduce the hours of over-utilized operating room time. Anesthesia & Analgesia 122:831-842, 2016  

French KE, Guzman AB, Rubio AC, Frenzel JC, Feeley TW. Value based care and bundled payments: anesthesia care costs for outpatient oncology surgery using time-driven activity-based costing. Healthcare 4:173-180, 2016

Hyder JA, Bohman JK, Kor DJ, Subramanian A, Bittner EA, Narr BJ, Cima RR, Montori VM. Anesthesia care transitions and risk of postoperative complications. Anesthesia & Analgesia 122:134-144, 2016

Pandit JJ. Pensions, tax and the anaesthetist: significant implications for workforce planning. Anaesthesia 71:883-891, 2016

Schonberger RB, Dutton RP, Dai F. Is there evidence for systematic upcoding of ASA physical status coincident with payer incentives? A regression discontinuity analysis of the National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry. Anesthesia & Analgesia 122:243-250, 2016

Schulte TE, Roberts EK, Birch K, Lisco SJ. Assessing electronic interruptions experienced by an anesthesiology clinical director. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 34:658-660, 2016

Terekhov MA, Ehrenfeld JM, Dutton RP, Guillamondegui OD, Martin BJ, Wanderer JP. Intraoperative care transitions are not associated with posteroperative adverse outcomes. Anesthesiology 125:690-699, 2016

Yamamoto S, Tanaka P, Madsen MV, Macario A. Analysis of resident case logs in an anesthesiology residency program. A & A Case Reports 6:257-262, 2016


Baird M, Daugherty L, Kumar KB, Arifkhanova A. Regional and gender differences and trends in the anesthesiologist workforce. Anesthesiology 123:997-1012, 2015

Bayman EO, Dexter F, Todd MM. Assessing and comparing anesthesiologists' performance on mandated metrics using a Bayesian approach. Anesthesiology 123:101-115, 2015  

Bucx MJ, Landman JJ, van Onzenoort HA, Kox M, Scheffer GJ. A simple intervention to reduce the anesthetic pharmacy budget; the effect of price list stickers placed on vaporizers. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 27:307-310, 2015

Cohen B, Ogorek D, Oifa S, Cattan A, Matot I. Smart marketing may improve public understanding of the anesthesia profession. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 4:16, 2015

De Oliveira GS Jr, Dexter F, Bialek JM, McCarthy RJ. Reliability and validity of assessing subspecialty level of faculty anesthesiologists' supervision of anesthesiology residents. Anesthesia & Analgesia 120:209-213, 2015  

Dexter F, Dutton RP, Kordylewski H, Epstein RH. Anesthesia workload nationally during regular workdays and weekends. Anesthesia & Analgesia 121:1600-1603, 2015  

Dexter F, Epstein RH. Associated roles of perioperative medical directors and anesthesia: hospital agreements for operating room management. Anesthesia & Analgesia 121:1469-1478, 2015  

Dexter F, Hindman BJ. Quality of supervision as an independent contributor to an anesthesiologist's individual clinical value. Anesthesia & Analgesia 121:507-513, 2015  

Dexter F, Masursky D, Hindman BJ. Reliability and validity of the anesthesiologist supervision instrument when certified registered nurse anesthetists provide scores. Anesthesia & Analgesia 120:214-219, 2015  

Dexter F, Rosenberg H, Epstein RH, Semo JJ, Litman RS. Implications of national anesthesia workload on the staffing of a call center: the malignant hyperthermia consultant hotline. A & A Case Reports 5:43-46, 2015  

Dexter F, Wachtel RE, Todd MM, Hindman BJ. The "fourth mission": the time commitment of anesthesiology faculty for management is comparable to their time commitments to education, research, and indirect patient care. A & A Case Reports 5:206-211, 2015  

Domen R, Connelly CD, Spence D. Call-shift fatigue and use of countermeasures and avoidance strategies by certified registered nurse anesthetists: a national survey. AANA Journal 83:123-131, 2015

Hindman BJ, Dexter F, Smith TC. Anesthesia residents' global (departmental) evaluation of faculty anesthesiologists' supervision can be less than their average evaluations of individual anesthesiologists. Anesthesia & Analgesia 120:204-208, 2015  

Hyder JA, Niconchuk J, Glance LG, Neuman MD, Cima RR, Dutton RP, Nguyen LL, Fleisher LA, Bader AM. What can the national quality forum tell us about performance measurement in anesthesiology? Anesthesia & Analgesia 120:440-448, 2015

Meseroll BK, Apatov NM, Rutledge CM. The noncompete clause and the nurse anesthetist: an assessment of knowledge, perception, and experience. AANA Journal 83:329-335, 2015

Quick AK, Macario A, Brock-Utne JG, Jaffe RA, Kadry B. A case illustrating the costs of quality improvement: nine months to move needles and syringes on the anesthesia cart. A & A Case Reports 5:88-90, 2015

Sakai T, Emerick TD, Patel RM. A retrospective review of required projects in systems-based practice in a single anesthesiology residency: a 10-year experience. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 27:451-456, 2015

Sun EC, Dexter F, Macario A, Miller TR, Baker LC. No significant association between anesthesia group concentration and private insurer payments in the United States. Anesthesiology 123:507-514, 2015  

Tabing AK, Ehrenfeld JM, Wanderer JP. Limiting the accessibility of cost-prohibitive drugs reduces overall anesthetic drug costs: a retrospective before and after analysis. Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia 62:1045-1054, 2015

Terekhov MA, Ehrenfeld JM, Wanderer JP. Predictions are not meaningfully improved by including the Surgical Apgar Score: an analysis of the risk quantification index and present-on-admission risk models. Anesthesiology 123:1059-1066, 2015

Wanderer JP, Shi Y, Schildcrout JS, Ehrenfeld JM, Epstein RH. Supervising anesthesiologists cannot be effectively compared according to their patients' postanesthesia care unit admission pain scores. Anesthesia & Analgesia 120:923-932, 2015

Wang JO, Li CY, Kao S, Yeh TC, Arens JF, Ho ST. Factors associated with Taiwan anesthesiologists’ intention to leave anesthesia practice. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association 114:509-516, 2015


Deal LG, Nyland ME, Gravenstein N, Tighe P. Are anesthesia start and end times randomly distributed? The influence of electronic records. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 26:264-270, 2014

Dexter F, Ledolter J, Hindman BJ. Bernoulli cumulative sum (CUSUM) control charts for monitoring of anesthesiologists' performance in supervising anesthesia residents and nurse anesthetists. Anesthesia & Analgesia 119:679-685, 2014  

Dexter F, Ledolter J, Smith TC, Griffiths D, Hindman BJ. Influence of provider type (nurse anesthetist or resident physician), staff assignments, and other covariates on daily evaluations of anesthesiologists' quality of supervision. Anesthesia & Analgesia 119:670-678, 2014  

Dexter F, Wachtel RE. Strategies for net cost reductions with the expanded role and expertise of anesthesiologists in the Perioperative Surgical Home. Anesthesia & Analgesia 118: 1062-1071, 2014  

Dexter F, Wachtel RE. Scheduling for anesthesia at geographic locations remote from the operating room. Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology 27:426-430, 2014

Elmblad R, Kodjebacheva G, Lebeck L. Workplace incivility affecting CRNAs: a study of prevalence, severity, and consequences with proposed interventions. AANA Journal 82:437–445, 2014

Epstein RH, Dexter F, Lopez MG, Ehrenfeld JM. Anesthesiologist staffing considerations consequent to the temporal distribution of hypoxemic episodes in the postanesthesia care unit. Anesthesia & Analgesia 119:1322-1333, 2014  

Gaszynska E, Stankiewicz-Rudnicki M, Szatko F, Wieczorek A, Gaszynski T. Life satisfaction and work-related satisfaction among anesthesiologists in Poland. The Scientific World Journal 2014:601865, 2014

Lyk-Jensen HT, Jepsen RMHG, Spanager L, Dieckmann P, Østergaard D. Assessing nurse anaesthetists' non-technical skills in the operating room. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 58:794-801, 2014

Saager L, Hesler BD, You J, Turan A, Mascha EJ, Sessler DI, Kurz A. Intraoperative transitions of anesthesia care and postoperative adverse outcomes. Anesthesiology 121:695-706, 2014

Sinclair DR, Lubarsky DA, Vigoda MM, Birnbach DJ, Harris EA, Behrens V, Bazan RE, Williams SM, Arheart K, Candiotti KA. A matrix model for valuing anesthesia service with the resource-based relative value system. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare 7:449-458, 2014


Afonso AM, Diaz JH, Scher CS, Beyl RA, Nair SR, Kaye AD. Measuring determinants of career satisfaction of anesthesiologists: validation of a survey instrument. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 25:289-295, 2013

Backeris ME, Patel RM, Metro DG, Sakai T. Impact of a productivity-based compensation system on faculty clinical teaching scores, as evaluated by anesthesiology residents. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 25:209-213, 2013

Dexter F, Logvinov II, Brull SJ. Anesthesiology residents’ and nurse anesthetists’ perceptions of effective clinical faculty supervision by anesthesiologists. Anesthesia & Analgesia 116:1352-1355, 2013  

Hindman BJ, Dexter F, Kreiter CD, Wachtel RE. Determinants, associations, and psychometric properties of resident assessments of faculty operating room supervision in a US anesthesia residency program. Anesthesia & Analgesia 116:1342-1351, 2013  

Hindman BJ, Dexter F, Todd MM. Research, education, and nonclinical service productivity of new junior anesthesia faculty during a 2-year faculty development program. Anesthesia & Analgesia 117:194-204, 2013  

Kynes JM, Schildcrout JS, Hickson GB, Pichert JW, Han X, Ehrenfeld JM, Westlake MW, Catron T, Jacques PS. An analysis of risk factors for patient complaints about ambulatory anesthesiology care. Anesthesia & Analgesia 116:1325-1332, 2013

Sakai T, Hudson M, Davis P, Williams J. Integration of academic and clinical performance-based faculty compensation plans: a system and its impact on an anaesthesiology department. British Journal of Anaesthesia 111:636-650, 2013

Schott NJ, Emerick TD, Metro DG, Sakai T. The cost of resident scholarly activity and its effect on resident clinical experience. Anesthesia & Analgesia 117:1211-1216, 2013

Sigakis MJ, Bittner EA, Wanderer JP. Validation of a risk stratification index and risk quantification index for predicting patient outcomes: in-hospital mortality, 30-day mortality, 1-year mortality, and length-of-stay. Anesthesiology 119:525-540, 2013

Smallman B, Dexter F, Masursky D, Li F, Gorji R, George D, Epstein RH. Role of communication systems in coordinating supervising anesthesiologists’ activities outside of operating rooms. Anesthesia & Analgesia 116:898-903, 2013  


Epstein RH, Dexter F. Influence of supervision ratios by anesthesiologists on first-case starts and critical portions of anesthetics. Anesthesiology 116:683-691, 2012  

Orkin FK, McGinnis SL, Forte GJ, Peterson MD, Schubert A, Katz JD, Berry AJ, Cohen NA, Holzman RS, Jackson SH, Martin DE, Garfield JM. United States anesthesiologists over 50: Retirement decision making and workforce implications. Anesthesiology 117:953-963, 2012

Schubert A, Eckhout GV, Ngo AL, Tremper KK, Peterson MD. Status of the anesthesia workforce in 2011: Evolution during the last decade and future outlook. Anesthesia & Analgesia 115:407-427, 2012

Steiner JW, Pop RB, You J, Hoang SQ, Whitten CW, Barden C, Szmuk P. Anesthesiology residents' medical school debt influence on moonlighting activities, work environment choice, and debt repayment programs: a nationwide survey. Anesthesia & Analgesia 115:170-175, 2012

Wachtel RE, Dexter F. Training rotations at hospitals as a recruitment tool for certified registered nurse anesthetists. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 80:S45-S48, 2012  

Walker P, Pekmezaris R, Lesser ML, Nouryan CN, Rosinia F, Pratt K, LaVopa C. A multisite validity study of self-reported anesthesia outcomes. American Journal of Medical Quality 27:417-425, 2012


Dalton JE, Kurz A, Turan A, Mascha EJ, Sessler DI, Saager L. Development and validation of a risk quantification index for 30-day postoperative mortality and morbidity in noncardiac surgical patients. Anesthesiology 114:1336-1344, 2011

Dexter F, Maguire D, Epstein RH. Observational study of anaesthetists' fresh gas flow rates during anaesthesia with desflurane, isoflurane and sevoflurane. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care 39:460-464, 2011  

Hauschild I, Vitzthum K, Klapp BF, Groneberg DA, Mache S. Time and motion study of anesthesiologists' workflow in German hospitals. Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift 161:433-440, 2011

Kalist DE, Molinari NA, Spurr SJ. Cooperation and conflict between very similar occupations: the case of anesthesia. Health Economics, Policy and Law 6:237-264, 2011

Kheterpal S, Tremper KK, Shanks A, Morris M. Brief report: workforce and finances of the United States anesthesiology training programs: 2009-2010. Anesthesia & Analgesia 112:1480-1486, 2011

Koetsier E, Boer C, Loer SA. Complaints and incident reports related to anaesthesia service are foremost attributed to nontechnical skills. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 28:29-33, 2011

Meeusen VC, Van Dam K, Brown-Mahoney C, Van Zundert AA, Knape HT. Understanding nurse anesthetists' intention to leave their job: How burnout and job satisfaction mediate the impact of personality and workplace characteristics. Health Care Management Review 36:155-163, 2011

Scurlock C, Dexter F, Reich DL, Galati M. Needs assessment for business strategies of anesthesiology groups' practices. Anesthesia & Analgesia 113:170-174, 2011  


De Oliveira GS Jr, Ahmad S, Stock MC, Harter RL, Almeida MD, Fitzgerald PC, McCarthy RJ. High incidence of burnout in academic chairpersons of anesthesiology: should we be taking better care of our leaders? Anesthesiology 114:181-193, 2010

Dexter F, Wachtel RE, Epstein RH, Ledolter J, Todd MM. Analysis of operating room allocations to optimize scheduling of specialty rotations for anesthesia trainees. Anesthesia & Analgesia 111:520-524, 2010  

Hadjipavlou M, Bailey CR. The price of everything and the value of nothing: cost awareness in anaesthesia. Journal of Perioperative Practice 20:446-450, 2010

Hogan PF, Seifert RF, Moore CS, Simonson BE. Cost effectiveness analysis of anesthesia providers. Nursing Economics 28:159-169, 2010

Pandit JJ, Tavare AN, Millard P. Why are there local shortfalls in anaesthesia consultant staffing? A case study of operational workforce planning. Journal of Health Organization and Management 24:4-21, 2010

Wachtel RE, Dexter F. Curriculum providing cognitive knowledge and problem-solving skills for anesthesia systems-based practice. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 2:624-632, 2010  


Brunner JO, Bard JF, Kolisch R. Flexible shift scheduling of physicians. Health Care Management Science 12:285-305, 2009

Dexter F, Epstein RH, Elgart RL, Ledolter J. Forecasting and perception of average and latest hours worked by on-call anesthesiologists. Anesthesia & Analgesia 109:1246-1252, 2009  

Ferrera MH, Beaman ST, Metro DG, Handley LJ, Walker JE Jr. What is an anesthesiology resident worth? Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 21:317-321, 2009

Kheterpal S, Tremper K, Shanks A, Morris M. Seventh and eighth year follow-up on workforce and finances of the United States anesthesiology training programs: 2007 and 2008. Anesthesia & Analgesia 109:897-899, 2009

Kheterpal S, Tremper KK, Shanks A, Morris M. Six-year follow-up on work force and finances of the United States anesthesiology training programs: 2000 to 2006. Anesthesia & Analgesia 108:263-272, 2009

Lindfors PM, Heponiemi T, Meretoja OA, Leino TJ, Elovainio MJ. Mitigating on-call symptoms through organizational justice and job control: a cross-sectional study among Finnish anesthesiologists. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 53:1138-1144, 2009

Lindfors PM, Meretoja OA, Luukkonen RA, Elovainio MJ, Leino TJ. Attitudes to job turnover among Finnish anaesthetists. Occupational Medicine 59:126-129, 2009

Masursky D, Dexter F, Garver MP, Nussmeier NA. Incentive payments to academic anesthesiologists for late afternoon work did not influence turnover times. Anesthesia & Analgesia 108:1622-1626, 2009  

Merwin E, Stern S, Jordan LM, Bucci M. New estimates for CRNA vacancies. AANA Journal 77:121-129, 2009

Mets B, Galford JA. Leadership and management of academic anesthesiology departments in the United States. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 21:81-93, 2009

Wachtel RE, Dexter F, Dow AJ. Growth rates in pediatric diagnostic imaging and sedation. Anesthesia & Analgesia 108:1616-1621, 2009  

Wax DB, Schaecter J. Cost awareness among anesthesia practitioners at one institution. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 21:547-550, 2009


Berry M, Berry-Stölzle T, Schleppers A. Operating room management and operating room productivity: the case of Germany. Health Care Management Science 11:228-239, 2008

Dexter F, Epstein RH. Calculating institutional support that benefits both the anesthesia group and hospital. Anesthesia & Analgesia 106:544-553, 2008  

Kooij FO, Klok T, Hollmann MW, Kal JE. Decision support increases guideline adherence for prescribing postoperative nausea and vomiting prophylaxis. Anesthesia & Analgesia 106:893-898, 2008

Masursky D, Dexter F, Nussmeier NA. Operating room nursing directors' influence on anesthesia group operating room productivity. Anesthesia & Analgesia 107:1989-1996, 2008  

Masursky D, Dexter F, O’Leary CE, Applegeet C, Nussmeier NA. Long-term forecasting of anesthesia workload in operating rooms from changes in a hospital’s local population can be inaccurate. Anesthesia & Analgesia 106:1223-1231, 2008  

Reich DL, Galati M, Krol M, Bodian CA, Kahn RA. A mission-based productivity compensation model for an academic anesthesiology department. Anesthesia & Analgesia 107:1981-1988, 2008


Dexter F, Xiao Y, Dow AJ, Strader MM, Ho D, Wachtel RE. Coordination of appointments for anesthesia care outside of operating rooms using an enterprise-wide scheduling system. Anesthesia & Analgesia 105:1701-1710, 2007  

Kheterpal S, Gupta R, Blum JM, Tremper KK, O'Reilly M, Kazanjian PE. Electronic reminders improve procedure documentation compliance and professional fee reimbursement. Anesthesia & Analgesia 104:592-597, 2007

O’Sullivan CT, Dexter F, Lubarsky DA, Vigoda MM. Evidence-based management assessment of return on investment from anesthesia information management systems. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 75:43-48, 2007  

Paoletti X, Marty J. Consequences of running more operating theatres than anaesthetists to staff them: a stochastic simulation study. British Journal of Anaesthesia 98:462-469, 2007

Parker BM, Henderson JM, Vitagliano S, Nair BG, Petre J, Maurer WG, Roizen MF, Weber M, DeWitt L, Beedlow J, Fahey B, Calvert A, Ribar K, Gordon S. Six sigma methodology can be used to improve adherence for antibiotic prophylaxis in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. Anesthesia & Analgesia 104:140-146, 2007

Spring SF, Sandberg WS, Anupama S, Walsh JL, Driscoll WD, Raines DE. Automated documentation error detection and notification improves anesthesia billing performance. Anesthesiology 106:157-163, 2007

Tremper KK, Shanks A, Morris M. Five-year follow-up on the work force and finances of United States anesthesiology training programs: 2000 to 2005. Anesthesia & Analgesia 104:1157-1170, 2007

Wachtel RE, Dexter EU, Dexter F. Application of a similarity index to state discharge abstract data to identify opportunities for growth of surgical and anesthesia practices. Anesthesia & Analgesia 104:863-868, 2007  


Davis EA, Escobar A, Ehrenwerth J, Watrous GA, Fisch GS, Kain ZN, Barash PG. Resident teaching versus the operating room schedule: an independent observer-based study of 1558 cases. Anesthesia & Analgesia 103:932-937, 2006

Dexter F, Macario A, Cowen DS. Staffing and case scheduling for anesthesia in geographically dispersed locations outside of operating rooms. Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology 19:453-458, 2006

Kanter G, Connelly NR, Fitzgerald J. A system and process redesign to improve perioperative antibiotic administration. Anesthesia & Analgesia 103:1517-1521, 2006

Reich DL, Kahn RA, Wax D, Palvia T, Galati M, Krol M. Development of a module for point-of-care charge capture and submission using an anesthesia information management system. Anesthesiology 105:179-186, 2006

Saadat H, Escobar A, Davis EA, Ehrenwerth J, Watrous G, Fisch GS, Kain ZN, Barash PG. Task analysis of the preincision period in a pediatric operating suite: an independent observer-based study of 656 cases. Anesthesia & Analgesia 103:928-931, 2006

Tremper KK, Shanks A, Morris M. Trends in the financial status of United States anesthesiology training programs: 2000 to 2004. Anesthesia & Analgesia 102:517-523, 2006

Vakkuri A, Niskanen M, Meretoja OA, Alahuhta S. Allocation of tasks between anesthesiologists and anesthesia nurses in Finland. Acta Anaesthesiologia Scandinavica 51:659-663, 2006

Vigoda MM, Gencorelli F, Lubarsky DA. Changing medical group behaviors: increasing the rate of documentation of quality assurance events using an anesthesia information system. Anesthesia & Analgesia 103:390-395, 2006

Vigoda MM, Lubarsky DA. The medicolegal importance of enhancing timeliness of documentation when using an anesthesia information system and the response to automated feedback in an academic practice. Anesthesia & Analgesia 103:131-136, 2006


Abouleish AE, Apfelbaum JL, Prough DS, Williams JP, Roskoph JA, Johnston WE, Whitten CW. The prevalence and characteristics of incentive plans for clinical productivity among academic anesthesiology programs. Anesthesia & Analgesia 100:493-501, 2005

Kuntz L, Vera A. Transfer pricing in hospitals and efficiency of physicians: the case of anesthesia services. Health Care Management Review 30:262-9, 2005

Lubarsky DA, Reves JG. Effect of subspecialty organization of an academic department of anesthesiology on faculty perceptions of the workplace. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 201:434-437, 2005

Miller RD, Cohen NH. The impact of productivity-based incentives on faculty salary-based compensation. Anesthesia & Analgesia 101:195-199, 2005

Schuster M, Gottschalk A, Berger J, Standl T. A retrospective comparison of costs for regional and general anesthesia techniques. Anesthesia & Analgesia 100:786-794, 2005


Abenstein JP, Long KH, McGlinch BP, Dietz NM. Is physician anesthesia cost-effective?. Anesthesia & Analgesia 98:750-757, 2004

Abouleish AE, Prough DS, Whitten CW, Conlay LA. Increasing the value of time reduces the lost economic opportunity of caring for surgeries of longer-than-average times. Anesthesia & Analgesia 98:750-757, 2004

Brenn BR, Lawless ST. A simplified analysis to determine the impact of surgical procedure time on pediatric anesthesia productivity. Health Care Management Review 29:270-7, 2004

Eappen S, Flanagan H, Bhattacharyya N. Introduction of anesthesia resident trainees to the operating room does not lead to changes in anesthesia-controlled times for efficiency measures. Anesthesiology 101:1210-1214, 2004

Schuster M, Standl T, Wagner JA, Berger J, Reimann H, Am Esch JS. Effect of different cost drivers on cost per anesthesia minute in different anesthesia subspecialties. Anesthesiology. 101:1435-1443, 2004

St. Jacques PJ, Patel N, Higgins MS. Improving anesthesiologist performance through profiling and incentives. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 16:523-528, 2004

Tremper KK, Shanks A, Sliwinski M, Barker SJ, Hines R, Tait AR. Faculty and finances of United States anesthesiology training programs: 2002-2003. Anesthesia & Analgesia 99:1185-1192, 2004

Wachtel RE, Dexter F. Differentiating among hospitals performing physiologically complex operative procedures in the elderly. Anesthesiology 100:1552-1561, 2004  


Abouleish AE, Dexter F, Epstein RH, Lubarsky DA, Whitten CW, Prough DS. Labor costs incurred by anesthesiology groups because of operating rooms not being allocated and cases not being scheduled to maximize operating room efficiency. Anesthesia & Analgesia 96:1109-1113, 2003  

Abouleish AE, Prough DS, Barker SJ, Whitten CW, Uchida T, Apfelbaum JL. Organizational factors affect comparisons of the clinical productivity of academic anesthesiology departments. Anesthesia & Analgesia 96:802-812, 2003

Abouleish AE, Prough DS, Whitten CW, Zornow MH. The effects of surgical case duration and type of surgery on hourly clinical productivity of anesthesiologists. Anesthesia & Analgesia 97:833-839, 2003

Dexter F, Wachtel RE, Yue JC. Use of discharge abstract databases to differentiate among pediatric hospitals’ operative procedures – Surgery in infants and young children in the State of Iowa. Anesthesiology 99:480-487, 2003  

Fasting S, Gisvold SE. Statistical process control methods allow the analysis and improvement of anesthesia care. Candadian Journal of Anaesthesia 50:767-774, 2003

Freund PR, Posner KL. Sustained increases in productivity with maintenance of quality in an academic anesthesia practice. Anesthesia & Analgesia 96:1104-1108, 2003

Mongan PD, Van der Schuur LT, Damiano LA, Via DK. Developing meaningful metrics of clinical productivity for military treatment facility anesthesiology departments and operative services with maintenance of quality in an academic anesthesia practice. Military Medicine 168:880-884, 2003

Schubert A, Eckhout G Jr., Tremper K. An updated view of the national anesthesia personnel shortfall. Anesthesia & Analgesia 96:207-214, 2003

Snyder-Ramos SA, Bauer M, Martin E, Motsch J, Bottinger BW. Accessible price lists at the anaesthesiologists workplace enhance cost consciousness as a part of process and cost optimization. Der Anaesthesist 52:154-161, 2003

Tremper KK, Barker SJ, Gelman S, Reves JG, Saubermann AJ, Shanks AM, Greenfield ML, Anderson ST. A demographic, service, and financial survey of anesthesia training programs in the United States. Anesthesia & Analgesia 96:1432-1446, 2003

Wang FL, Lee LC, Lee SH, Wu SL, Wong CS. Performance evaluation of quality improvement team in an anesthesiology department. Acta Anaesthesiologica Sinica 41:13-19, 2003


Abouleish AE, Prough DS, Whitten CW, Zornow MH, Lockhart A, Conlay LA, Abate JJ. Comparing clinical productivity of anesthesiology groups. Anesthesiology 97:608-615, 2002

Dexter F, Macario A, Penning DH, Chung P. Development of an appropriate list of surgical procedures of a specified maximum anesthetic complexity to be performed at a new ambulatory surgery facility. Anesthesia & Analgesia 95:78-82, 2002  

Klein N, Weissman C. Evaluating intraoperative therapeutic and diagnostic interventions. Anesthesia & Analgesia 95:1373-1380, 2002

Treasure T, Valencia O, Sherlaw-Johnson C, Gallivan S. Surgical performance management. Health Care Management Science 5:243-248, 2002

Zbinden AM. Introducing a balanced scorecard management system in a university anesthesiology department. Anesthesia & Analgesia 95:1731-1738, 2002


Abouleish AE, Prough DS, Zornow MH, Hughes J, Whitten CW, Conlay LA, Abate JJ, Horn TE. The impact of longer-than-average anesthesia times on the billing of academic anesthesiology departments. Anesthesia & Analgesia 93:1537-1543, 2001

Abouleish AE, Prough DS, Zornow MH, Lockhart A, Abate JJ, Hughes J. Designing meaningful industry metrics for clinical productivity for anesthesiology departments. Anesthesia & Analgesia 93:309-312, 2001

Barker SJ. Lord or vassal? Academic anesthesiology finances in 2000. Anesthesia & Analgesia 93:294-300, 2001

Dexter F, Thompson E. Relative value guide basic units in operating room scheduling to ensure compliance with anesthesia group policies for surgical procedures performed at each anesthetizing location. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 69:120-123, 2001  

Feiner JR, Miller RD, Hickey RF. Productivity versus availability as a measure of faculty clinical responsibility. Anesthesia & Analgesia 93:313-318, 2001

Weinger MB. Drug wastage contributes significantly to the cost of routine anesthesia care. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 13:491-497, 2001


Abouleish AE, Zornow MH, Levy RS, Abate J, Prough DS. Measurement of individual clinical productivity in an academic anesthesiology department. Anesthesiology 93:1509-1516, 2000

Bell ED, Penning DH, Cousineau EF, White WD, Hartle AJ, Gilbert WC, Lubarsky DA. How much labor is in a labor epidural? Manpower cost and reimbursement for an obstetric analgesia service in a teaching institution. Anesthesiology 92:851-858, 2000

Cromwell J, Snyder K. Alternative cost-effective anesthesia care teams. Nursing Economics 18:185-193, 2000

Gillerman RG, Browning RA. Drug use inefficiency: a hidden source of wasted health care dollars. Anesthesia & Analgesia 91:921-924, 2000

Glance LG. The cost effectiveness of anesthesia workforce models: a simulation approach using decision-analysis modeling. Anesthesia & Analgesia 90:584-592, 2000

Jackson T, Myles PS. Part II: Total episode costs in a randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of four anesthetics. Anesthesia & Analgesia 91:1170-1175, 2000

Johnstone RE, Hosaflook C. Financial impact if payers use Medicare rates. Anesthesiology versus other specialties. Anesthesiology 93:852-857, 2000

Le May S, Dupuis G, Harel F, Taillefer MC, Dubé S, Hardy JF. Clinimetric scale to measure surgeons' satisfaction with anesthesia services. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 47:398-405, 2000

Lubarsky DA, Reves JG. Using Medicare multiples results in disproportionate reimbursement for anesthesiologists compared to other physicians. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 12:238-241, 2000

Macario A, Scibetta WC, Navarro J, Riley E. Analgesia for labor pain: a cost model. Anesthesiology 92:841-850, 2000


Cromwell J. Barriers to achieving a cost-effective workforce mix: lessons from anesthesiology. Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law. 24(6):1331-1361, 1999

Franzini L, Berry JM. A cost-construction model to assess the total cost of an anesthesiology residency program. Anesthesiology 90:257-268, 1999

Overdyk FJ, Harvey SC, Baldwin D, Rust P, Multani M, Marcell J. Individualized outcome feedback produces voluntary antiemetic prescribing practice changes. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 11:17-23, 1999

Posner KL, Freund PR. Trends in quality of anesthesia care associated with changing staffing patterns, productivity, and concurrency of case supervision in a teaching hospital. Anesthesiology 91:839-847, 1999

Schlunzen L, Simonsen MS, Spangsberg NL, Carlsson P. Cost consciousness among anaesthetic staff. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 43:202-205, 1999


Dexter F, Lubarsky DA, Gilbert BC, Thompson C. A method to compare costs of drugs and supplies among anesthesia providers: a simple statistical method to reduce variations in cost due to variations in casemix. Anesthesiology 88:1350-1356, 1998  

Dexter F, Macario A, Dexter EU. Computer simulation of changes in nursing productivity from early tracheal extubation of coronary artery bypass graft patients. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 10:593-598, 1998

Dexter F, Penning DH, Lubarsky DA, DeLong E, Sanderson I, Gilbert BC, Bell E, Reves JG. Use of an automated anesthesia information system to determine reference limits for vital signs during cesarean section. Journal of Clinical Monitoring & Computing 14:491-498, 1998

Pisetsky MA, Lubarsky DA, Capehart BP, Lineberger CK, Reves JG. Valuing the work performed by anesthesiology residents and the financial impact on teaching hospitals in the United States of a reduced anesthesia residency program size. Anesthesia & Analgesia 87:245-254, 1998

Williams BA, Starling SL, Bircher NG, Wilks DH, Watkins WD. Optimization of anesthesia staffing using simulation modeling. American Journal of Anesthesiology 25:113-120, 1998


Dexter F, Coffin S, Woodward J. Performance of anesthesia machines’ devices that are not part of the Food and Drug Administration’s daily checkout. Journal of Clinical Monitoring 13:171-179, 1997

Duncan PG, Ballantyne M. Does the method of payment affect anaesthetic practice? An evaluation of an alternate payment plan. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 44:503-510, 1997

Freund PR, Bowdle TA, Posner KL, Kharasch ED, Burkhart VD. Cost-effective reduction of neuromuscular blocking drug expenditures. Anesthesiology 87:1044-1049, 1997

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