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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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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Project HANDS Needs Anesthesiologists for Several Trips Next Spring

Project HANDS Needs Anesthesiologists for Several Trips Next Spring

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

OIG Finds Inappropriate Medicare Payments for Transforaminal Epidural Injection Services

OIG Finds Inappropriate Medicare Payments for Transforaminal Epidural Injection Services

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

ASA Submits Comments to CMS FY2011 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

ASA Submits Comments to CMS FY2011 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

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Monday, August 23, 2010

ASA Files a Motion to Intervene in the “Red Flags Rule” Lawsuit

ASA Files a Motion to Intervene in the Red Flags Rule Lawsuit

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Thursday, August 19, 2010

FDA Upholds ASA Stance on Safe Use of Propofol

FDA Upholds ASA Stance on Safe Use of Propofol

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Friday, July 30, 2010

President Obama Recognizes the 45th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

President Obama Recognizes the 45th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

CMS and ONC Release Final EHR Rules

On July 13, 2010, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced two final rules intended to lay the groundwork for the nation’s transition to electronic health records (EHRs).

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Friday, July 09, 2010

CMS Releases New Outpatient Measures for the Hospital Compare Website

On July 7, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new outpatient surgical measure applicable to anesthesiologists to be added to its Hospital Compare website, www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov.

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Friday, July 09, 2010

CMS Releases New Outpatient Measures for the Hospital Compare Website

CMS Releases New Outpatient Measures for the Hospital Compare Website

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Friday, July 09, 2010

FDA ALERT: Air- or Gas-Pressurized Spray Devices: Risk of Air or Gas Embolism

FDA has received reports of air or gas embolism occurring during or immediately after application of hemostatic drug or biological products using air- or gas-pressurized sprayers.

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Thursday, July 08, 2010

PQRI Provider Call on July 19 at 3 p.m. EDT

PQRI Provider Call on July 19 at 3 pm EDT

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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Donald Berwick, M.D., Sworn in as CMS Administrator

On Monday, July 12, physician and Harvard professor, Donald Berwick, M.D., was sworn in to become the next administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 

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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Need to Reinstate Your American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Membership?

Need to Reinstate Your American Society of Anesthesiologists Membership

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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Updated Anesthesia Conversion Factors by Locale

Information about the updated Anesthesia Conversion Factors by locale.

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Tuesday, July 06, 2010

TRICARE Recognizes AAs

TRICARE Recognizes AAsThe Department of Defense today published its final rule authorizing anesthesiologist assistants, supervised by an anesthesiologist, to practice under the TRICARE insurance program.

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Friday, July 02, 2010

LIFEPAK 20 and LIFEPAK 20e External Defibrillator/Monitors by Physio-Control Inc.: Class I Recall Due To Power Supply Failure

A failure of DC (battery) power can result in the inability to deliver defibrillation therapy if the device will not turn on using DC (battery) power and no AC (line) power is available.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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CMS to Review PECOS Enrollment Process

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Monday, June 28, 2010

CMS Releases Proposed Rule for 2011 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

CMS Releases Proposed Rule for 2011 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

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Monday, June 28, 2010

45-Day Review and Comment Period for Updated Standards on Resident Work Hours

The ACGME released updated proposed standards on resident work hours, supervision, and professionalism announced in the June 23, 2010 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Friday, June 25, 2010

ASA Nominates Lee A. Fleisher, M.D., and Mary Dale Peterson, M.D., M.H.A., to PPACA Committees

ASA recently nominated two of its members to committees that were established in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

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