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MEETINGS / EVENTS

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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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Lee Fleisher, M.D. and Gerald Maccioli, M.D. appointed to AMA Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement® Quality Improvement Advisory Committee

Friday, November 15, 2013

Lee Fleisher, M.D. and Gerald Maccioli, M.D. were recently appointed to the American Medical Association (AMA)-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement® (PCPI®) Quality Improvement Advisory Committee (QIAC). The QIAC advises the AMA-PCPI’s Executive Committee on matters related to improving the quality, safety, and efficiency of the health care delivery systems.

An active ASA member for over 25 years, Dr. Fleisher has been a leading voice in advancing the practice of anesthesiology and providing critical insight into improving patient care, facilitating measure development, and supporting ASA quality improvement activities.  He currently serves as the Robert Dunning Dripps Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine and is a current member of the National Quality Forum's Consensus Standards Approval Committee (CSAC).

Dr. Maccioli, a practicing anesthesiologist and intensivist for more than 25 years, has contributed his expertise to ASA and its members by serving on more than a dozen ASA committees.  Of note, Dr. Maccioli chaired the Committee on Critical Care Medicine and has served as Section Chair of Education and Research.  He has represented North Carolina on the ASA Board of Directors since 2001.  Dr. Maciolli is also a member of the ASA PCPI Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine workgroup.  He currently serves as Chair of the Quality Assurance & Performance Measures Committee at American Anesthesiology of North Carolina.

ASA congratulates Dr. Fleisher and Dr. Maccioli on their recent appointments.

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