SOURCE: North American Partners in Anesthesia

North American Partners in Anesthesia

February 24, 2015 10:00 ET

NAPA's Dr. Steven Weintraub Educates Healthcare Professionals on Remote Video Auditing at the 10th Annual Perioperative Medicine Summit

Focus on Improving Patient Safety and Compliance in the Operating Room

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - February 24, 2015) - North American Partners in Anesthesia's (NAPA) Steven Weintraub, MD, will be a featured speaker to health professionals engaged in management of the perioperative patient at the 10th Annual Perioperative Medicine Summit. The event will take place February 26-28, 2015 at Westin Kierland Hotel and Spa in Scottsdale, AZ.

Dr. Weintraub will present on the topic, "Remote Video Auditing (RVA) as a Patient Safety Tool in the Operating Room." During his breakout session, Dr. Weintraub will discuss how RVA serves as a technological solution for noncompliance surrounding safety measures in perioperative care. In addition, attendees will gain insights into the benefits of RVA in the Operating Room environment, the implementation process and how it significantly enhances safety and compliance measures related to surgical time-outs, overnight terminal cleaning, as well as sign-in, time-out and sign-out performance.

"Patient safety is the cornerstone for the healthcare industry. As clinicians, we are collectively challenged to discover new ways in which we can provide the highest quality of care and an exceptional experience to our patients," said Dr. Weintraub. "With the introduction of real-time monitoring and feedback, RVA serves as an innovative, technological solution that has proven to successfully encourage adherence to proper perioperative processes, introduces a new standard of patient safety and is a significant contributor to satisfaction levels across the service continuum."

Steven J. Weintraub, MD, serves as the Chief of Risk Management at North American Partners in Anesthesia. Dr. Weintraub graduated from UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School. He has had training in general surgery and completed his anesthesia residency at Yale School of Medicine located in New Haven, CT. Dr. Weintraub holds fellowships in critical care medicine from Yale and obstetric anesthesia from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston. Mass. Dr. Weintraub has been a member of NAPA since 1985, working in the areas of general and obstetric anesthesia. He has been a director of pre-surgical testing for over 20 years. Dr. Weintraub is a member of the ASA, NYSSA, and the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management.

The Summit is designed to present and discuss areas of topical interest to attendees and enable them to incorporate the latest findings from clinical research and recommendations from evidence-based guidelines into their practices to improve the quality and safety of their medical care.

To learn more about NAPA's exclusive remote video auditing solution, Peak Performance2, 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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