KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth has expanded its New Jersey presence through the acquisition of Northern Valley Anesthesiology, P.A. (NVA), and its related entities. TeamHealth recently commenced services at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, N.J., as well as five ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in northern New Jersey where NVA provides comprehensive anesthesia and pain management services through 33 anesthesiologists.
"The anesthesia team of NVA has worked with New Jersey's healthcare providers for 20 years," said Aryeh Shander, MD, FCCM, FCCP, founder of NVA. "By partnering with TeamHealth, we will have the resources and infrastructure to better serve our patients, the hospital, ASC partners, surgeon customers and affiliated clinicians as they work to meet the healthcare needs of the New Jersey community."
"Our priority at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center—which has an exemplary record in quality and safety—is providing state-of-the-art compassionate care in a humanistic environment," said Warren Geller, Executive Vice-President and COO of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. "The partnership between Northern Valley Anesthesiology and TeamHealth will continue to provide outstanding, sub-specialty Anesthesia services at our Medical Center.""NVA has a reputation for quality, service and being a true partner to the hospital and surgery centers they serve," said Jeffrey Weiss, DO, president of TeamHealth Anesthesia East Division. "This partnership extends TeamHealth Anesthesia's footprint in New Jersey with a high-quality group of well-established professionals." About TeamHealthTeamHealth ( Knoxville, Tenn.) (NYSE: TMH) is one of the largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States. Through its 17 regional locations and multiple service lines, TeamHealth's approximately 8,500 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesia, urgent care, and pediatric staffing and management services to approximately 800 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 47 states. The term "TeamHealth" as used throughout this release includes Team Health, Inc., and all of its related entities, divisions, subsidiaries and affiliated physicians and physician groups. For more information about TeamHealth, visit www.teamhealth.com. About Englewood Hospital and Medical CenterEnglewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology. Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital's medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. With an exemplary record in quality and safety, Englewood Hospital has earned numerous quality and safety recognitions from a number of independent organizations well-known for measuring patient care, satisfaction and outcomes. Recently, U.S. News & World Report acknowledged Englewood Hospital as a Best Regional Hospital in the New York Metro area, ranking the Medical Center in the top 10% of New York hospitals. Healthgrades bestowed 10 national Excellence Awards and 15 Five-Star Awards on Englewood Hospital in recognition of superior outcomes in a wide range of clinical areas. The Leapfrog Group awarded the Medical Center an "A"—the highest grade—for outstanding Patient Safety. Englewood Hospital is among the seven percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet designation nursing excellence, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff. SOURCE TeamHealth