Barbarians at the gate.

  title={Barbarians at the gate.},
  author={Warren S. Sandberg},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  volume={109 3},
Warren S. Sandberg, MD, PhD Anesthesiology is at a crossroads. In some settings compensation outstrips revenue, supported by stipends to anesthesia groups from hospitals. At the same time, the number of anesthesiologists relative to demand seems to be declining. According to a draft report by the RAND corporation, there is an imminent shortage of anesthesiologists, and this will certainly exert further upward pressure on compensation. Meanwhile, government payers are signaling that… CONTINUE READING
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