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Guest Speaker Announced for TANA’s 77th Annual Meeting

By on Aug 15, 2014 in TANA Annual Meeting | 0 comments

  Anesthesia Mergers, Acquisitions and Take-Overs; Why Now and How Does This Affect Me?  Join us Sunday, October 5th, at TANA’s 77th Annual Meeting for internationally known speaker Larry Hornsby, CRNA, BSN, and AANA Past President   Topics covered will include: similarities and differences between an acquisition, a merger, and a takeover of an anesthesia group, department or facility understanding the financial aspects and the market pressures that have made anesthesia and healthcare in general a target for venture capitalist groups to seek opportunities for investment in this market overview of the impact on CRNA practice, salaries and benefits and how CRNAs might position themselves better as individuals and groups to handle the issues created. As a business owner, Mr. Hornsby has owned and managed numerous health related companies: Anesthesia Billing Company  – Two beta testing sites for automated anesthesia records Anesthesia Consulting Services – management, billing and operating room efficiency Multiple anesthesia companies providing anesthesia services to hospitals, surgery centers, and physician practices Anesthesia Recruitment/Placement company Anesthesia Education Seminar Business CRNAs and Students, you won’t want to miss this presentation! Larry will also speak on Saturday, October 4. Register now for TANA’s 77th Annual Meeting October 3-5 2014 at the Embassy Suites Murfreesboro Hotel and Conference Center   There are many exciting things planned for our convention this year! Weekly updates will be coming your way….   Click here to go to the TANA website convention page to register for the meeting, see a current schedule, or to make an online hotel reservation.    Hotel reservation can also be made now by calling 615-890-4464 or 1-800-Embassy but you must ask for the TN Association of Nurse Anesthetists’ special group rate that will be offered until September 10th.  These rooms fill up fast! Feel free to call the TANA office with questions...

AANA 2014 Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress Sponsorship Opportunities

By on Aug 1, 2014 in AANA | 0 comments

Greetings, TANA members!  The AANA Foundation has asked us to advise you of a few upcoming events to be held at the AANA 2014 Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress.  We hope you’ll support all of their efforts! Orlando – The Stars Come Out Again Last year the AANA Foundation hosted Vegas – The Stars Come Out At Night, and it was a huge success.  This year in Orlando they are once again hosting a CRNA/SRNA talent competition, Orlando – The Stars Come Out Again, on Sunday, September 14, 2014.  Click here to view the event flyer which has more information, including sponsorship details. AANA Foundation’s 17th Annual Golf Tournament In addition to the talent event, the AANA Foundation is also hosting the 17th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, September 12, with a 1:30 pm tee off.  Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists members have supported the golf tournament in the past, and AANA is anticipating our participation again this year.  Please consider sponsoring or donating an item for the goodie bags or raffle. See the event flyer and for more info and the event site for the sponsorship form for state associations and members. AANA Foundation Photo Booth at Annual Banquet – Fun, New Sponsorship Opportunity Something new that the Foundation is trying this year is a photo booth in the hall outside of the entrance to the Annual Banquet.  It will be available on September 16 between 5:30 and 11:30 pm (closed from 7 – 9 pm during the program/dinner hour).  During that time, couples, groups, or individuals can get their photo taken, with each participant receiving a copy, for a $20 donation to the Foundation.  A sponsorship of $1,000 would cover the cost of this photo booth and earn recognition for our state association in the form of signage at the photo booth and the ability to have a TANA representative present to welcome guests and solicit photo participants. To learn more about these events, or to express an interest in sponsorship, please use the contact information below.  All sponsorship forms must be submitted by August 15, 2014, in order for sponsors’ information to appear in printed materials. Luanne Irvin, MS Development Officer American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation 222 S. Prospect Ave. / Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001 / Phone: 847-655-1173 / Fax: 847-692-6968...