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Recognize an overdose, save a life

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Every day nearly 200 people die from an overdose of drugs or from alcohol poisoning, with opioids responsible for the majority. Recognizing the signs and knowing how to respond to medical emergencies, including carrying and administering naloxone in cases of opioid overdose, can save lives says the ASA.

Channels: Addiction, Alcohol and Alcoholism, Emergency Medicine, Pain, Patient Safety, Substance Abuse, Surgery,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST
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American Society of Anesthesiologists' Response to Article on Surprise Medical Bills

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

In response to a new Health Affairs article “Out-Of-Network Billing And Negotiated Payments For Hospital-Based Physicians,” the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) released the following statement reaffirming its commitment to protecting patients from surprise medical bills.

Channels: Healthcare, U.S. Politics, Economics,

Released:
16-Dec-2019 6:05 PM EST
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American Society of Anesthesiologists Thanks the House Ways and Means Committee for its Work to Address Surprise Medical Bills

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) on behalf of its 54,000 members thanked the House Ways and Means Committee for its framework to address surprise medical bills.

Channels: All Journal News, Healthcare, Patient Safety,

Released:
12-Dec-2019 2:30 PM EST
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American Society of Anesthesiologists Strongly Opposes Surprise Medical Bill Provisions In Alexander-Pallone-Walden Lower Health Care Costs Proposal

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), representing more than 54,000 members, expressed its strong opposition to the surprise medical bill provisions included in the Alexander-Pallone-Walden Lower Health Care Costs proposal.

Channels: Healthcare,

Released:
10-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST
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American Society of Anesthesiologists Applauds New Hampshire Medical Board’s Prohibition of Medical Title Manipulation

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) commends the New Hampshire Board of Medicine’s unanimous vote to prohibit the use of the term “anesthesiologist” unless licensed by the board of medicine.

Channels: All Journal News, In the Workplace, Patient Safety,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 12:55 PM EST
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American Society of Anesthesiologists Announces Continued Partnership with Fresenius Kabi as Industry Supporter

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced today that Fresenius Kabi USA will continue its partnership with ASA as an ASA Industry Supporter. Fresenius Kabi is a global health care company that specializes in medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition. It is a leading provider of affordable, generic anesthesia medicines in the United States.

Channels: Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 7:05 AM EST
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American Society of Anesthesiologists and CAE Healthcare Launch Next Generation in Virtual Simulation Training with Anesthesia SimSTAT

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

ASA and CAE Healthcare today announced the release of the final two training modules of Anesthesia SimSTAT, their first of its kind virtual simulation program. The new modules, designed for the PACU and labor and delivery unit, are the last in a suite of five innovative training modules.

Channels: Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
18-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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FAER/ABA Co-Sponsor Research in Education Grant for a Second Year

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The ABA and FAER are co-sponsoring the FAER/ABA Research in Education Grant for a second year to advance the careers and knowledge of physician anesthesiologists interested in key elements of education in anesthesiology.

Channels: Education, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
7-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
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ASA Commends Inter-agency Drug Shortages Task Force Report

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

On October 29, the inter-agency Drug Shortages Task Force led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a report titled “Drug Shortages: Root Causes and Potential Solutions” at the request of Congress. The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) commends the FDA for its analysis of the underlying causes of drug shortages and its recommendations to solve them, many of which align with recommendations offered by ASA and other health care stakeholders last year.

Channels: Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST
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