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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

American Society of Anesthesiologists Named as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® in Chicago

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced today that it has been named a winner in the 2017 Chicago Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Medium Business, 101-300 Employees category.
8-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists Honors Kraig de Lanzac, M.D., with 2017 Bertram W. Coffer, M.D., Excellence in Government Award

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) presented Kraig de Lanzac, M.D., president of the Louisiana Society of Anesthesiologists (LSA) with the 2017 Bertram W. Coffer, M.D., Excellence in Government Award.
24-May-2017 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New York State Society of Anesthesiologists Call on Policymakers to Oppose Bill That Puts Patient Safety at Risk

The New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA) called upon members of the Legislature to oppose a bill that endangers patient safety. The legislation A.0442/S.1385 fails to establish even the most basic parameters of acceptable practice of...
1-May-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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