Anesthesia plays an important role in the ASC setting. It also presents challenges: overhead, staffing inflexibility, and a lack of team commitment/ownership. Learn from real examples how Anesthesia services can contribute more than just anesthesia delivery and how to handle common issues.
CHRIS CALDWELL, CRNA, is the Vice President of Clinical Operations for Care Plus Management(CPM), serving as a liaison between the company, providers, and the physicians and staff of CPM clinical sites. He assists and guides clinical operations and oversees clinical quality assurance and provider standards.
With over 15 years of clinical, operational, and leadership experience in the anesthesia space, Chris understands and represents the core values and provider standards that CarePlus strives to achieve. As a practitioner, he has worked in the full vertical of anesthesia environments from office-based practice to large tertiary referral centers. As a former financial officer and managing partner in a nurse anesthesia practice, he is proficient in managing personnel, operational growth, budget provisioning, and contractual negotiations.
Chris earned a BSN from the University of South Alabama and attained his MSN and anesthesia training at University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Chris currently resides just outside of Athens, Georgia with his wife and three children.