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American Society of Anesthesiologists Applauds Jerome Adams, M.D., on Surgeon General Confirmation

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today congratulated Jerome Adams, M.D., on his confirmation as Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Adams is the first physician anesthesiologist to hold this important position.
3-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists Host Insights & Innovations, the Next Iteration of the PSH Conference

Insights & Innovations is an exciting three days of visionary speakers and impactful sessions on the latest innovations, tools and resources to simplify and strengthen patient-centered care and value-based commitment – giving attendees critical...
1-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Perioperative Surgical Home Support by Urology Group, Acceptance by CMS as 2018 MIPS Improvement Activity, Validate Model of Care

The American Society of Anesthesiologists’ (ASA) Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care’s ability to significantly improve patient care, quality and reduce costs, is being further supported by the recent actions of two organizations: 1)...
31-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Premier Inc. Launches National Hospital Initiative to Improve Opioid Safety, Partners with American Society of Anesthesiologists

Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, is launching a national opioid safety pilot with hospitals to make care safer and reduce patient harm from opioid misuse, dependence and addiction. The American Society of...
19-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists Congratulates Jerome Adams, M.D., for Surgeon General Nomination

The American Society and Anesthesiologists (ASA) today congratulated Jerome Adams, M.D., on his nomination to Surgeon General by President Donald J. Trump. Dr. Adams will be the first physician anesthesiologist to hold this position.
29-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Anesthesia Dosing Models May Increase Safety of Remifentanil for Obese Patients and Children

Researchers have developed new dosing models that may provide the scientific basis for more accurate administration of remifentanil, a synthetic opioid commonly used during surgery, in children and obese patients.
29-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Women Who Focus Negatively, Magnify Chronic Pain, More Likely to Be Taking Prescribed Opioids

Female chronic pain sufferers who catastrophize, a psychological condition in which pain is exaggerated or irrationally focused on, not only report greater pain intensity, but are more likely to be taking prescribed opioids than men with the same...
15-Jun-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Taking Opioids for Pain? Speak Up. Ask the Hard Questions.

Opioids are often known as the “go-to” pain killer for short-term pain, but this doesn’t mean they’re always the right treatment. The American Society of Anesthesiologists suggests those who take opioids ask some tough questions –...
14-Jun-2017 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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