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.

Feb 8, 2019

Orlando Sentinel

Letter to Editor: "Orlando VA Long Waits," by Randall Moore, DNP, MBA, CRNA, February 8, 2019 (Circulation: 151,000).

Jan 22, 2019

Slice of Healthcare Podcast

"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).

Dec 13, 2018

OR Manager

"How Should You Manage Patients Using Marijuana?" Contributor JoVanna Eisenbarth, DNAP, CRNA, ARNP, NSPM-C, December 13, 2018 (Circulation: 1,800).

Dec 10, 2018

Becker's ASC Review

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).

Dec 6, 2018

"Promoting Patient Choice, Consumer-Centered Care HHS Priorities," Contributor Garry Brydges, DNP, MBA, ACNP-BC, CRNA , FAAN, December 6, 2018 (Circulation: 250,000).

Nov 27, 2018

"PCP-Transgender Patient Relationships Need Improvement," Perspective on article by Jose D. Castillo III, PhD, MS, CRNA, APRN, November 27, 2018 (Circulation: 26,500).

Jul 25, 2018

HealthLeaders Media

"House Passes Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act," Contributor Bruce Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA, July 25, 2018 (Circulation 125,000).

May 8, 2018

The Hill

"With Key Legislation Ready, Congress Must Act Now to Address Opioid Addiction," by Bruce Weiner, DNP, MSNA, CRNA, May 8, 2018 (Circulation 24,000).

Apr 1, 2018

Anesthesia Alert: Cataract Surgeons Giving Anesthesia?

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.

Mar 20, 2018

HealthLeaders Media

"Anthem's Anesthesia Policy Draws Fire," March 20, 2018 (Circulation: 40,000 print; 125,000 e-newsletters).

Mar 19, 2018

Becker's ASC Review

"American Association of Nurse Anesthetist Opposes New Anthem Policy on Anesthesia During Cataract Surgery: 4 Insights," March 19, 2018 (Circulation: 25,000).

Jan 30, 2018

HealthLeaders Media: APRNs Targeted by AMA Resolution

"APRNs Targeted by AMA Resolution," January 30, 2018. (Circulation: 125,000 unique viewers)

Jan 19, 2018

Minority Nurse: Career Spotlight

Career Spotlight: A Day in the Life of a CRNA, January 19, 2018, (Print circulation: 36,000+; Quarterly; Online circulation: 75,000).

Jan 10, 2018

The Huffington Post

New Anesthesia Methods Fueled by AI and Opioid Addiction; January 10, 2018 (Circulation: 179,770,000).

Jan 1, 2018

AARP Bulletin

"Advocates Have Personal Touch," January-February 2018. (Circulation: 23.5 million.)

Dec 5, 2017

Military Times: Advocates Warn of Backlogs if VA Fails to Certify Nurse Anesthetists

Advocates Warn of Backlogs if VA Fails to Certify Nurse Anesthetists, December 5, 2017 (Circulation: 6 million).

Nov 22, 2017

Dentistry Today

E-Cigarette Usage May Complicate Oral Surgery, November 22, 2017 (Circulation: 150,000).

Oct 24, 2017

Becker's Hospital Review

6 Things the VA Can Do to Ensure Veterans Get the Anesthesia Care They Need, October 24, 2017 (Circulation 18,500).

Oct 19, 2017

The Hill

VA Denial of Full Practice Authority for Nurse Anesthetists Coming Home to Roost, October 19, 2017 (Circulation: 24,000 print subscribers).

Aug 25, 2017

The Hill

The Healthcare Industry Has Been Part of the Opioid Problem - It's Time We're Part of the Solution, August 25, 2017 (Circulation: 24,000 print subscribers).