Submitted by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has announced a partnership with North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) to provide comprehensive anesthesia services to the Niagara community.
A press release stated, “This collaboration began June 1, and unites NFMMC, a renowned regional medical center known for exceptional patient care, with NAPA, a trusted provider of anesthesia services.
“NFMMC is a regional medical center and community-focused organization, known for its state-designated stroke center, range of surgical services, and extensive inpatient and outpatient treatment options. This 171-bed regional medical center invests in innovative community health advocacy efforts and partnerships.
“NAPA brings nearly 40 years of experience focused solely on anesthesia. While providing care locally, NAPA is supported by a national infrastructure of resources, tools and collaboration across hundreds of health care facilities in 21 states. Together, the network of nearly 6,000 clinicians shapes best practices for anesthesia and pain management.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo said, “Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has a long reputation for providing outstanding health care services locally. This partnership reinforces our commitment to continually improve patient care and provide innovation and stability for our community.”
Sheldon Newman, M.D., NAPA’s regional vice president of clinical services, said, “We are thrilled to begin services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, bringing our data analytics and award-winning quality capabilities. As a single-specialty, clinician-led organization, NAPA focuses on supporting our anesthesia clinicians so they can focus on delivering clinical excellence to their patients. With consultative support for our clients and flexibility for our anesthesia teams, we are proud to remain a nationally recognized provider of essential anesthesia services.”
NFMMC added, “The partnership between Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and North American Partners in Anesthesia represents a significant milestone in enhancing anesthesia services within the community. By joining forces, NFMMC and NAPA are poised to elevate the standard of patient care and foster continued excellence in anesthesia services.”