National Partners in Healthcare Continues to Expand in Salt Lake City, Utah with Lone Peak Anesthesia

National Partners in Healthcare (NPH), a national healthcare organization delivering best-in-class anesthesiology services, announced Tuesday that Lone Peak Anesthesia has joined NPH. “We are proud to partner with the distinguished team of providers at Lone Peak Anesthesia. Their focus on high quality care to patients will be enhanced by NPH’s premier management and operational expertise. Our commitment to collaboration, integrity and excellence in service are genuinely in alignment with Lone Peak Anesthesia’s mission and objectives,” said Mike Saunders, CEO of NPH.

NorthStar Anesthesia Strategically Acquires Epix Anesthesia

NorthStar Anesthesia, an industry leader in providing modernized anesthesia care for nearly two decades, has announced its acquisition of Epix Anesthesia (EPIX) as of October 1, 2021. This acquisition represents geographic expansion in some of NorthStar’s key markets. Epix has established excellent partnerships with its clients and NorthStar will work to ensure their continued success under NorthStar’s ownership. The EPIX acquisition builds on NorthStar’s Southeast footprint adding facilities in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee. NorthStar is also proud to share the continued growth of its standalone ASC division through Epix’s Pennsylvania footprint. These expansions allow NorthStar to support talented clinicians serving patients in these communities.

National Partners in Healthcare Continues to Expand in Salt Lake City, Utah with Alpine Anesthesia

National Partners in Healthcare (NPH), a national healthcare organization delivering best in class anesthesiology services, announced Thursday that Alpine Anesthesia has joined NPH. “We are proud to partner with the quality team of providers at Alpine. Our ambition and commitment to providing superior clinical and management services are truly in alignment with Alpine Anesthesia’s mission and objectives,” said Mike Saunders, CEO of NPH. NPH is a joint venture between Archimedes Health Investors LLC, a healthcare-focused private equity firm, and Assured Healthcare Partners® (AHP®), a private equity firm providing growth, consolidation, and repositioning capital solutions in the healthcare services industry.

WELL’s CRH Medical Completes Majority Stake Acquisitions of Two Anesthesia Practices in the State of Florida

WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSX: WELL) (the “Company” or “WELL”), a company focused on positively impacting health outcomes by leveraging technology to empower healthcare practitioners and their patients globally announced today that it’s wholly owned subsidiary, CRH Medical Corporation (“CRH”), has completed two accretive transactions whereby it has acquired 70% of Destin Anesthesia, LLC (“Destin”) and 51% of Pinellas County Anesthesia Associates, LLC (“PCAA”). Destin provides anesthesia services to an ambulatory surgical center in Destin, Florida and represents CRH’s 38th transaction. The West Florida based, PCAA provides anesthesia services to four (4) endoscopy ASCs and represents CRH’s 39th transaction.

What’s the Biggest Opportunity for Growth in Anesthesiology?

For one CEO, the biggest opportunity for growth is a joint venture between ASC owners and anesthesia providers. Five leaders in anesthesiology spoke with Becker’s ASC Review on the biggest growth opportunities within the industry.

National Partners in Healthcare Continues to Expand in Phoenix, Arizona with Southwest Anesthesia Partners

National Partners in Healthcare (NPH), a national healthcare organization delivering best in class anesthesiology services, announced Wednesday that Southwest Anesthesia Partners (SWAP) has joined NPH. “We are thrilled to partner with NPH here in Arizona. NPH’s industry leading business expertise, clinical quality programs, and collaborative relationships with anesthesia providers, healthcare facilities and payers stands-out as the best partnership for SWAP as well as anesthesia groups in the country,” said Kurt Budenbender, DO, Managing Partner of Southwest Anesthesia Partners.

National Partners in Healthcare Continues to Expand in Phoenix, Arizona with Copper Canyon Anesthesia

National Partners in Healthcare (NPH), a national healthcare organization delivering best in class anesthesiology services, announced Wednesday that Copper Canyon Anesthesia has joined NPH. “We are extremely excited about the addition of Copper Canyon to our NPH family and know that we have partnered with yet another group of high-quality anesthesia providers serving the Phoenix community,” said Mike Saunders, CEO of NPH.

WELL’s CRH Medical Acquires Majority Stake in Greater Washington Anesthesia

WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSX: WELL) (“WELL” or the “Company”), a company focused on consolidating and modernizing clinical and digital assets within the healthcare sector, is pleased to announce its wholly owned subsidiary, CRH, has completed an accretive transaction of a 51% stake in Greater Washington Anesthesia Associates, LLC (“GWAA”), a provider of gastro-intestinal (GI) related anesthesia services at two locations in Northern Virginia.

As Contract Lapses, Community Regional Anesthesia Medical Group Declares Bankruptcy

Community Regional Anesthesia Medical Group is seeking Chapter 11 protection, which allows for reorganizing the business and paying back creditors – in this case, Community Medical Centers. It filed a Chapter 11 Petition with the United States Bankruptcy Court in Fresno Tuesday. Community Regional Anesthesia Medical Group provides anesthesia services to Community Medical Centers at its three major hospitals: Clovis Community Medical Center, Community Regional Medical Center and Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital.

Anesthesia through the Lens of Demographics

The prevailing view among most anesthesia providers is that their patient populations are slowly aging. To assess the impact of demographic trends on its clients, Anesthesia Business Consultants conducted a review of 20 large groups from all across the country based on changing age and gender patterns over a period of five years, from 2016 to 2020. Curiously, the percentage of patients over 65 actually decreased from 2016 to 2020, from 45 percent of the total patient population to 40 percent. This may or may not be good news, depending on one’s perspective.