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October 10, 2013 By Bob Priddy A national study says Missouri has one of...
Over the last few weeks, Missouri Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA) has led a public campaign...
The Missouri Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA) recently filed a petition with the Missouri Department...
October 10, 2013 By Bob Priddy A national study says Missouri has one of the nation’s highest death rates from prescription drug overdoses. But the survey suggests seven things the state can do to improve that record. The study by the Trust for America’s Health says only South Dakota has created fewer laws or programs […]
Over the last few weeks, Missouri Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA) has led a public campaign against the use of propofol in lethal injections due to the potential impact it could have on supply levels across the country. MSA applauds Governor Nixon for putting patient safety first with this announcement today.
The Missouri Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA) recently filed a petition with the Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC) urging the adoption of a new regulation relating to the use of anesthetics in lethal injections. The purpose of this proposed regulation is to prohibit the use of any drug for lethal injections if there is evidence that […]
The Missouri Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA) was recently alerted by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Drug Shortage Task Force and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) about potential export restrictions for propofol due to its scheduled use by the Missouri Department of Corrections in two executions this fall. This anesthetic is used in over […]
Explore the latest news about Anesthesiologist Assistants (AA’s) in Missouri at www.missouriaaa.com. Anesthesiologist Assistants are highly educated healthcare professionals who work under the direction of licensed anesthesiologists to provide safe, compassionate care for patients undergoing anesthesia. Otherwise known as AAs, they are trained extensively in the delivery and maintenance of quality anesthesia care as well […]
As of Tuesday this week, the Obama administration has released the final rules regarding the individual mandate that would require most individuals to carry health insurance at the beginning of next year. They would also have to indicate whether or not they had coverage on their tax returns for 2015. Those individuals that opt out […]
As part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance navigators will help individuals across the state shop and enroll in various healthcare plans. These navigators receive federal grants in order to help educate and serve as a resource to the population about which plans would best fit them and their lifestyle. There has been […]
Missouri lawmakers chose not to expand Medicaid coverage during the 2013 legislative session. The debate over Medicaid expansion has split the country, as governors and state legislatures debate the controversial provision in the new federal health care law. The United States Supreme Court issued a decision last year that grants states the option to expand […]
The first time I ever heard of the Missouri Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA) was when my fellow residents came back from the conference in 2012. I had always assumed that such an association existed, as there typically are state component societies of each of the other medical (and non-medical) national organizations. But I had never […]