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

2014 ASA Legislative Conference

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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

March 28, 2014

FDA Update on the Shortage of Normal Saline

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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

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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

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

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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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