IRVING, Texas, August 31, 2022 / PRNewswire / – NorthStar Anesthesia, an industry leader in providing modernized anesthetic care for nearly two decades, will now provide services for UT Health Tyler and The University of Texas at Tyler Health Science Center as the company continues to expand its footprint East Texas.
“I am very excited to announce that we will now provide anesthetic care at UT Health Tyler and participate in a residency program to enhance education for community anesthesia providers,” said NorthStar CEO. Seal of Adam. “We are committed to providing high quality care in all the facilities we serve as we continue to grow across the state.”
UT Health Tyler, part of Ardent Health Services, is a 432-bed hospital in Tyler, Texas, with over 2,000 employees. NorthStar has switched to providing anesthesia services 1 August 2022retaining 100% of existing CRNAs and recruiting new providers to ensure there was no disruption in patient care.
“At UT Health Tyler, we prioritize technology- and research-driven compassionate care,” said Dr. Tom Cummins, Chief Medical Officer at UT Health East Texas. “We strive to offer excellent healthcare services to our community and are proud to be working with NorthStar as our anesthesia provider.”
As part of this partnership, NorthStar plans to participate in a residency program to enhance the training of the hospital’s anesthetists. UT Health Tyler and NorthStar hope to launch the program in July 2024.
“As a surgeon, I know it is critical to have a large anesthesia team in the operating room,” said Dr. Paul Detwiler, practicing neurosurgeon at UT Health Tyler. “NorthStar will enable us to provide the best possible care for our patients and we are very excited to see how the residency program will train the next generation of providers.”
To learn more about NorthStar Anesthesia, visit www.northstaranesthesia.com.
NorthStar Anesthesia Information
NorthStar Anesthesia is a healthcare provider company, founded by an anesthetist and a certified nursing anesthetist (CRNA). With over 2,000 anesthesiologists and CRNAs under its banner, NorthStar collaborates with more than 180 healthcare facilities to provide a more productive and efficient model of anesthetic care. Its “team of care” approach focuses on delivering high quality care by measurably improving OR performance. For more information, visit www.northstaranesthesia.com.
About UT Health East Texas
UT Health East Texas provides care to thousands of patients annually through an extensive regional network that includes 10 hospitals, more than 50 clinics, Olympic Plaza Tower, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two independent emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of over 50 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive network of seven trauma care centers, including the region’s only Tier 1 trauma facility.
As a partner of The University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide patients with access to cutting-edge clinical research and therapies while educating and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals. The nationally recognized UT system also includes the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center in HoustonUT Southwestern Medical Center a Dallasin addition to three other major university medical centers located throughout the state.
SOURCE NorthStar Anesthesia