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January 23-25, 2015 in Atlanta, GA Conference Highlights: Stanley W. Stead, MD, MBA to...
Looking to reduce and prevent dangerous complications from anesthesia and sedation during surgery, hospitals...
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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 […]
Click HERE to Register! The ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting is your chance to connect with your peers, discover the latest technology and engage with thought leaders from around the globe. More than 15,000 anesthesiology professionals from more than 90 countries are expected to attend the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting, and we hope you will be […]
For many people, undergoing surgery and other procedures that require anesthesia can be fraught with anxiety. Some people fear they won’t ever wake up after being “put under,” a risk highlighted by the recent death of Joan Rivers after a seemingly routine procedure. Also rare, but worrying, is the possibility of regaining consciousness before an operation is […]
With a new ruling that bypasses Missouri’s limit on punitive damages, the state’s Supreme Court continues to erode a successful 2005 reform law. In their decision, released on Sept. 9, the Supreme Court reinstated a $1 million judgment against a used car dealer who defrauded a customer. The court’s ruling uses centuries’ old legal language […]