SOURCE: North American Partners in Anesthesia

North American Partners in Anesthesia

June 10, 2013 11:11 ET

North American Partners in Anesthesia's Michael Simon and Charles Militana to Be Featured Speakers at 2013 Becker's ASC Review 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management-Drive ASC Conference

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - June 10, 2013) - North American Partners in Anesthesia announced today that regional directors, Michael Simon, M.D. and Charles Militana, M.D., will be a featured speakers at the 2013 Becker's ASC Review 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management-Drive ASC Conference to be held June 13-15, 2013 at the Westin Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Simon, who also serves as anesthesia chairman for UPMC Hamot in Erie, PA., will participate in a breakout session moderated by Scott Becker, JD, CPA, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP, on June 14 at 1:55 pm. Dr. Simon will be joined by Melissa Szabad, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP, as they debate the topic, "Can ASCs Still Profit From Anesthesia? A Review of OIG Guidance, Models and Risks."

Dr. Militana will be presenting during the following track, which begins at 3:45 pm, on the topic, "Maximizing ASC and Anesthesia Group Relationships." The presentation will give the audience a glimpse into how the anesthesia department's goals institute best practices at ASCs and ultimately lead to greater success. Dr. Militana holds the positions of NAPA Director of Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Director of Anesthesia at the Dorothy & Alvin Schwartz Ambulatory Surgery Center, North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York.

This exclusive orthopedic, spine and pain management-focused ASC conference brings together surgeons, physician leaders, administrators and ASC business and clinical leaders to discuss how to improve your ASC and its bottom line and how to manage challenging clinical, business and financial issues.

Event Highlights include:

  • 103 sessions
  • Over 135 speakers
  • Keynotes by Mike Krzyzewski "Coach K," Head Men's Basketball Coach, Duke University and Winningest Coach in NCAA Division I Men's Basketball History, and Geoff Colvin, Senior Editor-at-Large FORTUNE Magazine and author, Talent is Overrated
  • Keynote panels led by television journalist and entrepreneur in Innovation Health Care, and Brad Gilbert, former professional tennis player, world-renowned tennis coach and analyst for ESPN

For more information on the 2013 Becker's ASC Review 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management-Drive ASC Conference, visit Becker's ASC's website at

For more information on NAPA's Ambulatory Services, please visit the NAPA website at

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

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  • Media Contact:
    Jill Aaronson
    Marketing Coordinator 
    North American Partners in Anesthesia 
    t: (516) 945-3030