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ASA Newsletter - January 2010<br /> Practice Management - Measuring Productivity and Performance In a New EraABC has been providing billing and practice management solutions for over 30 years to the anesthesia specialty.<br /> ABC has been providing billing and practice management solutions for over<br /> 30 years to the anesthesia specialty.<br /> With several hundred clients representing over 8000 anesthesiologists<br /> nationwide, we customize solutions that meet the needs of groups large and<br /> small.<br /> Our team of industry experts can design solutions to meet all your billing and<br /> practice management needs so you can focus on doing what you do best.<br /> Let our passion be a solution for you.<br /> Call us for a complementary compliance and revenue evaluation.<br /> T: 800 242 1131 E: info@anesthesiallc.com W: www.anesthesiallc.com<br /> Sign up for our informative weekly eAlerts and publications by<br /> emailing info@anesthesiallc.com and quoting ASA N<a title="January 2010 ASA Newsletter page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31022123?page=1">ASA Newsletter - January 2010 Practice Management</a> <a title="January 2010 ASA Newsletter page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31022123?page=2">ABC has been providing billing and practice manage</a> <a title="January 2010 ASA Newsletter page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31022123?page=3">Cardiac Output Monitoring from an Endotracheal Tub</a> <a title="January 2010 ASA Newsletter page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31022123?page=4">ASA Newsletter Volume 74 - Number 1 - January 201</a> <a title="January 2010 ASA Newsletter page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31022123?page=5">SonoPlex – THE Ultrasound Nerve Block Cannula W</a> <a title="January 2010 ASA Newsletter page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31022123?page=6">2010 As a child growing up in Buffalo, </a> <a title="January 2010 ASA Newsletter page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31022123?page=7">must be willing to look beyond the familiar and a</a> <a title="January 2010 ASA Newsletter page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31022123?page=8">Finding Value in Volunteerism Alexander A. 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