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NAPA Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), one of the leading single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management companies in the US, today announced that John Kalix has joined the organization as its new Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Kalix brings with him an extensive background in operations, marketing and strategic planning intended to drive transformation through cross functional teams and innovative practices. In his new role, Mr. Kalix will lead strategic initiatives targeted toward improving clinical and business outcomes across the organization.

COO of NAPA


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“In our pursuit to transform healthcare, NAPA has continued to focus on building an outstanding executive team that has deep industry knowledge, a proven track record of success and an unwavering commitment to our employees, clients and patients,” said John F. Di Capua, MD, CEO of NAPA. “With the addition of John as COO, we look forward to accelerating our strategic goals and driving both innovation and operational rigor to deliver an exceptional experience for every patient and every client, every day.”

“I’m excited to join NAPA and look forward to partnering with Dr. Di Capua and our talented senior leadership team to lead the company’s strategic growth and connecting our innovative culture to greater levels of operational excellence," said Mr. Kalix.

Prior to joining NAPA, Mr. Kalix served in leadership roles in commercial, marketing, product development and operations at Johnson & Johnson, Cardinal Health and GE. Most recently, he was President of GE Healthcare (GEHC) Life Sciences division for the US and Canada. He is also a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a past board member of Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC.

Mr. Kalix received his BA in the Sciences from Miami University of Ohio.

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, visit NAPAanesthesia.com.

Media Contact Jill Hoenigmann, Marketing Manager North American Partners in Anesthesia P: (516) 945-3030 E: jhoenigmann@napaanesthesia.com

Source:North American Partnersin Anesthesia