ASA joins with other members of the surgical community urging the President and Congressional leaders to address the community’s positions on key issues pending in the reform debate

Chicago — (February 22, 2010) 

In advance of the February 25th bipartisan health care discussion at the Blair House in Washington, D.C., ASA has joined with other members of the surgical community in urging the President and Congressional leaders to address the community’s positions on key issues pending in the reform debate. ASA will carefully monitor the Blair House discussions and provide additional information to members as circumstances warrant.

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THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS

Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is an educational, research and scientific society with more than 52,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology. ASA is committed to ensuring physician anesthesiologists evaluate and supervise the medical care of patients before, during and after surgery to provide the highest quality and safest care every patient deserves.

For more information on the field of anesthesiology, visit the American Society of Anesthesiologists online at asahq.org. To learn more about the role physician anesthesiologists play in ensuring patient safety, visit asahq.org/WhenSecondsCount. Join the ANESTHESIOLOGYTM 2014 social conversation today. Like ASA on Facebook, follow ASALifeline on Twitter and use the hashtag #ANES2014.

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Contact:

American Society of Anesthesiologists
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847-825-5586