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Wyomingites Overwhelmingly Want Physicians to Supervise Nurse Anesthetists and Respond to Anesthesia Emergencies

The Wyoming Society of Anesthesiologists (WYSOA) and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) question and strongly oppose Gov. Mark Gordon’s request for input from Wyoming medical and nursing boards, as well as the Wyoming Department of...
11-Jan-2022 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists, American College of Emergency Physicians, and American College of Radiology File Lawsuit Against the Federal Government’s Implementation Rules for ‘No Surprises Act’

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA),the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the American College of Radiology (ACR) today brought a lawsuit against the federal government charging that the interim final rule (IFR) on...
22-Dec-2021 5:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

ASA Applauds AMA and AHA Suit to Correct “No Surprises Act” Regulation Flaws

The American Society of Anesthesiologists commends the American Medical Association and the American Hospital Association for filing their lawsuit, which challenges major flaws in the regulations implementing the “No Surprises Act” law. ASA is...
9-Dec-2021 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Opioid Crisis Requires New Approaches to Prescription Opioid Management

In a special article published Online First in Anesthesiology, the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Editor-in-Chief Evan D. Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D., Editor J. David Clark, M.D., Ph.D., and former U.S....
2-Dec-2021 5:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

ASA Announces Death of Chris Wehking, Business Events Strategy Executive

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is saddened to announce today that its Business Events Strategy Executive, Chris Wehking, passed away on Sunday, November 28 following a long battle with cancer.
30-Nov-2021 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Abuses No Surprises Act Regulations to Manipulate the Market Before Law Takes Effect

Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists expressed grave concern about the strong-arm tactics of BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina and its abuse of the new federal law designed to protect patients from out-of-network bills. The letters...
22-Nov-2021 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists names Randall M. Clark, M.D., FASA, new president

Randall M. Clark, M.D., FASA, professor of anesthesiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora, was today named president of the American Society of...
4-Oct-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ronald L. Harter, M.D., FASA, elected First Vice President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists

SAN DIEGO - Ronald L. Harter, M.D., FASA, was today elected as first vice president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), the nation's largest organization of physician anesthesiologists. Dr. Harter was elected by the House of...
13-Oct-2021 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Pain medicine specialists innovate to tackle America’s ongoing opioid epidemic by reducing misuse after surgery

CHICAGO - Drug overdose deaths broke records during 2020, and while the pandemic no doubt contributed, surgery plays an often-overlooked role in America’s ongoing opioid epidemic because many patients continue to use their prescribed opioids...
25-Aug-2021 1:55 PM EDT

Six facts women need to know about giving birth during the COVID-19 pandemic

Giving birth is stressful enough. Adding a pandemic to the mix has only increased anxiety among today’s moms-to-be.
29-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT

Physician Anesthesiologist Can Discuss Hospital Infection Precautions in the Wake of Coronavirus Outbreak

14-Feb-2020 4:35 PM EST

ASA Pain Expert Speaks at Policy Briefing on Drug Shortages, Available for Interviews

4-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST

Expert Alert: ASA Pain and Opioid Expert Can Discuss HHS Pain Task Force Recommendations and Dissemination Plan

8-May-2019 3:40 PM EDT

ASA Pain and Opioid Experts Report Outcomes at Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

15-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss New Children and Anesthesia Research

14-Feb-2019 6:45 PM EST

Expert Alert: ASA Patient Safety and Perioperative Brain Health Experts Can Discuss Key Takeaways from World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

17-Jan-2019 11:30 AM EST

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