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FOAA Anesthesia Services

May 03, 2011 12:01 ET

FOAA Anesthesia Services Again Recognized With National Excellence in Healthcare Customer Service Award

FOAA Named National 5-Star Award Recipient in Latest PRC Study

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) - FOAA Anesthesia Services (FOAA) was again named a recipient of 2011 PRC National Award for Excellence in Anesthesia Services for three of its hospital anesthesia departments. FOAA, the exclusive anesthesia services provider at Inova Fair Oaks, Inova Alexandria and Inova Mount Vernon Hospitals, claimed the distinction as surveyed by Professional Research Consultants (PRC). FOAA anesthesia staff at Inova Fair Oaks and Mt. Vernon Hospitals won their third consecutive 5-Star Excellence Awards while the anesthesia staff at Inova Alexandria Hospital rose to claim its first 5-Star Excellence Award from PRC's medical staff perception research of 376 healthcare facilities nationwide. The designation is given annually to hospital anesthesia departments that score in the top ten percent of PRC's national medical staff perception database for the prior year. The study specifically measures communication with physicians, level of competence, attention to patients during operative procedures, availability for pre-op assessment and overall excellence.

"We are once again proud to receive national recognition for our focus on customer service," stated Vincent Vilasi, M.D., president of FOAA. "Teamwork and collaboration involving FOAA anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and support staff have resulted in consistent, outstanding customer service as evidenced in attaining this high level of recognition."

"We are very proud of FOAA Anesthesia Services and are thrilled to present them with the 2011 5-Star National Excellence in Healthcare Award," said Joe M. Inguanzo, Ph.D., president and CEO of Professional Research Consultants. "These awards are proof that FOAA Anesthesia Services is committed to improving healthcare. It takes years of dedication, determination and hard work to achieve this level of success."

About FOAA Anesthesia Services
For over twenty years, FOAA Anesthesia Services has been dedicated to providing the highest quality anesthesia services for patients, surgeons, physicians and healthcare facilities. FOAA cares for over 80,000 patients a year at multiple sites including hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, endoscopy centers and medical and dental office-based practices. FOAA Anesthesia Services offers a full range of anesthesia and pain management services and is dedicated to providing high quality care, outstanding customer service and a work environment of choice. For further information call (703) 293-9590 or visit

About Professional Research Consultants, Inc.
Professional Research Consultants is in its 31st year of providing marketing research for hospitals across the United States. Company information can be found on the corporate Web site,

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