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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

December 18, 2014

0.9 Percent Sodium Chloride Injection USP in 100 mL MINI-BAG PLUS Container by Baxter: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA MedWatch Recall - Particulate Matter

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Respironics California, Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators: Class I Recall - Power Failure May Occur

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FDA MedWatch Respironics California Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators Class I Recall

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection, 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter: Recall - Mislabeled

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Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter Recall Mislabeled

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ASA Congratulates Member Alice Coombs, M.D. on her appointment to MedPAC

Friday, May 25, 2012

On May 24, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported the appointment of five new members to Medical Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) including Alice Coombs, M.D., an anesthesiologist and critical care specialist at Milton Hospital and South Shore Hospital in Massachusetts.  Dr. Coombs was the past president of the Massachusetts Medical Society and she helped to establish the New England Medical Association. Dr. Coombs' term will run from May, 2012 through May, 2015.

Created under the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, MedPAC is considered an independent agency of Congress that is comprised of 17 members serving 3-year terms. MedPAC is tasked with advising Congress on Medicare issues.        

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