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MEETINGS / EVENTS

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November 08 - 09 2014, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA Quality Meeting 2014

January 23 - 25 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2015

June 26 - 28 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Annual Perioperative Surgical Home Summit

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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

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

October 13, 2014

FDA MedWatch - ICU Medical ConMed Stat2 Flow Controller: Class 1 Recall - Delivers Higher Flow Rate than Intended

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FDA MedWatch ICU Medical ConMed Stat2 Flow Controller

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ASA Offers Recommendations for HHS National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention

Friday, October 04, 2013

On October 4, ASA offered official recommendations to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for further development and refinement of the Draft National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention.  ASA’s recommendations centered on pain medicine and opioid use, development of quality measures related to adverse drug events (ADEs) and the use of the Perioperative Surgical Home to coordinate care.

The Action Plan is an effort by the federal government to seek stakeholder engagement about ADEs. The plan lists two key objectives:  to "identify common, clinically significant, preventable, and measureable" ADEs and to "align the efforts of federal health agencies to reduce patient harms from those specific ADEs nationally."

Review ASA's recommendations.
Learn more about the HHS Draft National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention.

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