MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) announced today that clinical leader and Chief of Anesthesia, Salvatore Vitale, MD, will be a featured speaker at the Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors (AACD) Perioperative Leadership Summit 2017. Dr. Vitale will be presenting to perioperative administration leaders on the topic, "Normal Accidents and Black Swans: A (Partial) Lexicon for Process Improvement Programs" on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10:30am. The event will be held at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort - Paradise Valley in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Dr. Vitale, an AACD board member, stated, "In this value-based era, the concept of process improvement and its methodologies are key for the future of healthcare. To communicate effectively and be successful in this arena, it is critical that all stakeholders develop a shared understanding of the common definitional framework when building and advancing a process improvement program."
During his presentation, Dr. Vitale will address:
- Lessons learned from high reliability organizations
- A comprehensive source of definitions and associated knowledge related to process improvement programs
Dr. Vitale is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and is certified by the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists in perioperative echocardiography. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in Houston, TX. Dr. Vitale fulfilled his anesthesiology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY. His professional affiliations include membership in the American Society of Anesthesiologists, New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, American Medical Association and International Anesthesia Research Society. In addition, Dr. Vitale is a Past President of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists.
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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 the nation's leading single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management company, serving more than one million patients annually in more than 200 healthcare facilities throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Southeast. For more information, please visit NAPAanesthesia.com.
Jill Hoenigmann, Marketing Manager
North American Partners in Anesthesia
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