>

MEETINGS / EVENTS

RSS

May 05 - 07 2014, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2014 ASA Legislative Conference

>

FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

March 28, 2014

FDA Update on the Shortage of Normal Saline

Summary:

FDA Update on the Shortage of Normal Saline

March 18, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Merit Medical Systems, Custom Procedural Trays/Kits Containing 1 percent Lidocaine HCl Injection, 10mg/mL: Recall - Particulates Found in Hospira supplied Lidocaine

Summary:

Merit Medical Systems Custom Procedural Trays Kits Recall Particulates Found in Hospira Lidocaine

March 18, 2014

McKesson Technologies Anesthesia Care: Recall - Patient Case Data May Not Match Patient Data

Summary:

McKesson Technologies Anesthesia Care Recall Patient Case Data May Not Match Patient Data

>

ASA FEATURED PRODUCT

Add this product to your shopping cart

Self Education and Evaluation (SEE) Program

SKU: 30701-14CE

... Read more »

Single Copies, Member Price: $360

ASA Leadership Meets with CMS Administrator Don Berwick, M.D., M.P.P.

Monday, March 07, 2011

On March 2, ASA leadership including President Mark A. Warner, M.D., President-Elect Jerry A. Cohen, M.D., and immediate Past-President Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D. and ASA staff Ronald Szabat, J.D., LL.M and Jason Byrd J.D. met with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Don Berwick, M.D., M.P.P., and other CMS staff members. During this unique meeting, ASA leadership and staff emphasized ASA’s past leadership on patient safety and expressed ASA’s commitment to continuing to improve patient safety in the future. A large portion of the meeting focused on Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and ASA’s concerns and issues with the current “meaningful use” requirements. Administrator Berwick expressed an openness to addressing the issues anesthesiologists face with the current “meaningful use” EHR requirements. Finally, ASA discussed payment issues and other anesthesia related issues.  

 

 

 

 

« Back to Washington Alerts