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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

December 18, 2014

0.9 Percent Sodium Chloride Injection USP in 100 mL MINI-BAG PLUS Container by Baxter: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA MedWatch Recall - Particulate Matter

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Respironics California, Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators: Class I Recall - Power Failure May Occur

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FDA MedWatch Respironics California Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators Class I Recall

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection, 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter: Recall - Mislabeled

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House Judiciary Chairman Says Medical Malpractice Reform a Top Priority

Thursday, January 06, 2011

In an opinion piece published January 6, in POLITICO, House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith included medical malpractice reform in his list of top priorities for the new Congress.  In the opinion piece he says, “Another way to help American families is to make health care more affordable by passing lawsuit-abuse reform. Roughly 40 percent of U.S. medical malpractice suits are “without merit,” according to the Harvard School of Public Health. These frivolous lawsuits drive up costs.  The Congressional Budget Office estimates that lawsuit-abuse reform would save taxpayers $54 billion over the next decade. This would help American families struggling with health care costs and protect medical personnel overburdened by the cost of malpractice insurance.”

ASA continues to support medical malpractice reform.

Click here to read the entire opinion piece.

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