MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - February 18, 2014) - North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), the largest single specialty anesthesia and perioperative management company in the U.S., has once again achieved the "Peer Reviewed by HFMA®" designation from the Healthcare Financial Management Association for its anesthesia department management services. NAPA recently completed the HFMA's stringent 18-month interim review which entails engaging current customers in a survey that rates NAPA's anesthesia management services. The results proved that NAPA has and continues to meet the stringent standards of the peer review program -- providing value to HFMA members and the Association. NAPA originally made HFMA's The Short List in 2012 and continues to be the only physician group in the country to receive this recognition.
NAPA's Anesthesia Department Management Services are provided to hospitals, health systems and other healthcare facilities. NAPA's business model is to bring clinical and management capabilities to anesthesia departments, with a focus on patient-centric care and alignment with the goals of the hospital or facility. NAPA's service suite provides its customers the means to ensure that their anesthesia department performs effectively while allowing its clinicians to focus on delivering quality care to patients and improving clinical outcomes.
"As a strategic partner to health care facilities across the country, NAPA's anesthesia department services serve as a foundation to drive efficiencies throughout the operating room suite and the perioperative process," says John F. Di Capua, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of NAPA. "We work to align our anesthesia leadership with the management of these facilities in order to collaboratively achieve the goals of the organization, while promoting process improvement through the use of data to optimize operations and deliver high quality care. HFMA's rigorous Peer Review further solidifies the value that our service provides to healthcare organizations in this ever-changing industry."
HFMA's Peer Review process provides healthcare financial managers with an objective third party evaluation of products and services used in the healthcare workplace. The rigorous, eleven-step process includes a Peer Review panel review comprised of current customers, prospects who have not made a purchase, and industry experts. Peer Review status of the product or service and its performance claims are based on effectiveness, quality and usability, price, value, and customer and technical support.
For more information on HFMA's Peer Review program, click here.
About North American Partners in Anesthesia
Founded in 1986, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is the leading single specialty anesthesia management company in the United States. NAPA is comprised of the most respected clinical staff, providing thousands of patients with superior and attentive care. The company is known for partnering with hospitals and other health care facilities across the nation to provide anesthesia services and perioperative leadership that maximize operating room performance, enhance revenue, and demonstrate consistent patient and surgeon satisfaction ratings. For more information, please visit www.NAPAanesthesia.com.
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