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On December 15, the U.S. Senate voted 51-43 to confirm Vivek Murthy, M.D., M.B.A,...
The FDA drafted new recommendations regarding the fill size for vials of injectable drugs...
A state representative has a personal reason to renew the effort to make Missouri...
On December 15, the U.S. Senate voted 51-43 to confirm Vivek Murthy, M.D., M.B.A, as the next surgeon general. Dr. Murthy was originally nominated in November 2013. The confirmation vote was among the last votes taken by the 113th Congress, which is expected to adjourn in the coming days for the holiday break. Dr. Murthy will […]
The FDA drafted new recommendations regarding the fill size for vials of injectable drugs and biologic products this summer, which prompted a response from the American Society of Anesthesiologists. In a letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, ASA President Jane Fitch, MD, said the anesthesiology group “strongly supports the FDA’s recommendation that a drug product’s […]
A state representative has a personal reason to renew the effort to make Missouri the last state to adopt a prescription drug monitoring program. But she will still have to overcome a big obstacle. Every other state has the system that lets doctors and pharmacies know if someone is getting or filling multiple prescriptions for […]
An old sickness has returned to haunt a new generation PICTURE a heroin addict. “A bum sitting under a bridge with a needle in his arm, robbing houses to feed his addiction,” is what many people might imagine, believes Cynthia Scudo. That image may have been halfway accurate when heroin first ravaged America’s inner cities […]
January 23-25, 2015 in Atlanta, GA Conference Highlights: Stanley W. Stead, MD, MBA to give keynote address outlining critical strategies for aligning physician anesthesiologists and health care organizations Washington DC Update provides important state and federal advocacy updates Intimate roundtable discussions to engage with speakers Business School Lecture: Use of Data Platforms presented by Geoffrey […]
Looking to reduce and prevent dangerous complications from anesthesia and sedation during surgery, hospitals and surgical centers are ramping up emergency training for medical staff and keeping a closer eye on patients on the operating table. Anesthesia is the part of surgery many patients may understand the least, yet it can result in a wide […]
First order of business? Managing the State’s Ebola response efforts. INDIANAPOLIS—Newly appointed State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H, kicked off his first day on the job with an internal meeting about the State’s Ebola response efforts. Although today is his first official day as State Health Commissioner, Dr. Adams has been meeting with executive […]
(HealthDay News) — Anesthesia-related complications in the United States have fallen by more than half, while the overall death rate has remained the same, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), held from October 11–15 in New Orleans. Researchers analyzed data from more than 3.2 million cases […]
SUNDAY, Oct. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Anesthesia-related complications in the United States have fallen by more than half, while the overall death rate has remained the same, a new study indicates. Researchers analyzed data from more than 3.2 million cases of anesthesia use between 2010 and 2013, and found the rate of complications decreased […]
New Orleans — (October 12, 2014) The American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA) will sponsor the Run For The Warriors® 5K Run/Walk at 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in New Orleans. The race coincides with theANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting and marks the fifth consecutive year of ASA sponsorship of the event. All proceeds from the New Orleans race will […]