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February 07 - 08 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA Certificate in Business Administration 2015

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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

October 20, 2014

Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP 10 MG Per ML, 30 ML Single-Dose, Preservative-Free, by Hospira: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA Medwatch Alert 10-20-14

October 16, 2014

FDA MedWatch - LifeCare Flexible Intravenous Solutions by Hospira, Inc.: Recall - Potential for Leakage

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FDA MedWatch LifeCare Flexible Intravenous Solutions by Hospira Inc

October 13, 2014

FDA MedWatch - CareFusion EnVe and ReVel Ventilators: Class 1 Recall - Power Connection Failure

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FDA MedWatch CareFusion EnVe and ReVel Ventilators

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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.  

 

 

 

 

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