| Aug 26, 2012
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg.
Spiess recently completed a residency in...
| Aug 9, 2012
In a dental office overlooking the Magnificent Mile, Valerie Carlson teared up as she recalled traumatic dental surgery that left her filled with fear when she was a teenager.
On this day, she was to undergo preparatory work for dental implants. Normally...
| Apr 25, 2012
The exhaustion and nausea were unavoidable during Burnetta Herron-Mitchell's three-day labor, but an epidural analgesia helped keep the pain at bay before she delivered her baby girl Rhys.
Typically called an epidural, this type of analgesia is...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Patients may be getting blood transfusion too often during surgery, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers.
The study shows wide variation in the use of transfusions, and those who receive blood fare no better, and sometimes do worse.
| Nov 11, 2012
Fourteen of Doanh Nguyen's patients have died of prescription drug overdoses since 2005, coroner's records show.
But he's not to blame for any of them, he said.
His practice in Orange County's Little Saigon caters to pain sufferers of all kinds....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, a retired anesthesiologist and Postal Service medical director who was an activist for the addicted, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 27 at her residence at St. Elizabeth Hall in Timonium. She was 87.
She was born three...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has released the names of a 28-member National Hispanic Steering Committee that includes prominent Latinos from all over the country and Puerto Rico. Central Floridians on the list are former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez,...
| Apr 15, 2010
A conflict between Riverside Regional Medical Center and its former anesthesia company has escalated to the point that Riverside is unable to perform open-heart surgery until April 23.
Riverside did not renew its contract with Virginia Anesthesia and...
| Apr 16, 2010
NEWPORT NEWS — The ability to conduct open-heart surgery will be restored as of 7 p.m. Friday, a Riverside Health System spokesman said.
Riverside has been recruiting an anesthesiologist for Riverside Tappahannock Hospital. The candidate they hired...
| Apr 17, 2010
NEWPORT NEWS — Riverside Regional Medical Center cut ties with the new anesthesia management company it brought on board April 7, and Riverside Medical Group took over management, effective Friday.
The decision was mutually agreed upon by Riverside...
| Apr 18, 2010
NEWPORT NEWS — The first contract Soma Health Partners LLC ever signed was with Riverside Health System.
During its negotiations with Riverside over an exclusive contract to provide anesthesiology services at the Newport News hospital, Texas-...