SOURCE: North American Partners in Anesthesia

North American Partners in Anesthesia

November 03, 2016 11:00 ET

Two NAPA Clinical Leaders Receive Health Care Award from Long Island Business News

Recognized for Commitment to Quality Healthcare on Long Island

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - November 03, 2016) - North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) announced today that two of its leading anesthesiologists were selected by Long Island Business News (LIBN) as 2016 Achievements in Health Care award recipients. The NAPA winners, Drs. Sheldon Newman and Leo Penzi, were recognized in the Physician category. Both serve as Regional Clinical Directors and Chiefs of Anesthesia for NAPA. The physicians were selected by a panel that evaluated each candidate on specific criteria, including promotion of innovation and contributions that enhance the value and quality of healthcare on Long Island. The honorees were recognized at an awards dinner on Tuesday, November 1, at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY.

"We are thrilled to have our Clinical Leaders recognized by LIBN for their commitment to advancing the quality of healthcare on Long Island," said John F. Di Capua, CEO of NAPA. "Drs. Newman and Penzi demonstrate innovative leadership, advocacy and dedication to enhancing the care continuum, strengthening outcome-based practices and enhancing patient safety. This recognition validates the positive impact they've had on the patients and communities we serve."

Dr. Newman serves as Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology and attending cardiac anesthesiologist at a NAPA-affiliated hospital. In addition, he is presently Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.

Dr. Penzi holds positions as Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Anesthesia at a Long Island-based NAPA-affiliated hospital. In addition, he holds several academic appointments including Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and Clinical Instructor on the faculty of Cornell University Medical College in New York, NY. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiologists.

About North American Partners in Anesthesia
As a clinician-led organization, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is redefining healthcare, delivering unsurpassed excellence to its partners and patients every day. In three decades, NAPA has grown to become one of the nation's leading single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management companies, serving more than one million patients annually in more than 200 healthcare facilities throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Southeast. Our highly skilled teams of clinicians participate in groundbreaking leadership development and customer service training programs to deliver optimal results to patients, surgeons, healthcare administrators and staff. Through our exceptional perioperative leadership, research, innovations and state-of-the-art technologies, NAPA offers real solutions driven by evidence-based outcomes to dramatically accelerate operational efficiencies, increase satisfaction ratings and enhance safety and profitability. For more information, please visit

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