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<br /> <br /> Visit us at SCA, booth # 201.<br /> 525 French Road, Utica, NY 13502<br /> 800.448.6506 • +1 315.624.3140 • Fax +1 315.624.3255<br /> JeffMitchell@conmed.com • www.conmed.com<br /> ©2010 ConMed Corporation, Control # 13348 Rev I MAD 9050 Rev 10<br /> INDUSTRY PARTNER<br /> Volume 74, Number 4<br /> April 2010<br /> Editor<br /> Douglas R. Bacon, M.D., Chair<br /> Associate Editor<br /> N. Martin Giesecke, M.D.<br /> Assistant Editors<br /> Brooke Albright, M.D.<br /> (Junior Residents' Review Co-Editor)<br /> John F. Dombrowski, M.D.<br /> Ike I. Eriator, M.D.<br /> Girish P. Joshi, M.D.<br /> Angela Kendrick, M.D.<br /> James E. Szalados, M.D.<br /> Brad M. Taicher, D.O.<br /> (Senior Residents' Review Co-Editor)<br /> John E. Tetzlaff, M.D.<br /> Mary Ann Vann, M.D.<br /> Editorial Staff<br /> Dawn M. 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It is also the res</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=28"> ASA’s Response to the Need in Haiti Alexander A.</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=29"> because, despite good intentions, showing u</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=30"> We are grateful to those ASA members who answered</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=31"> elizabeth drum, M.d. 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Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) RAC </a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=50"> state beat As reported in a previous “State Beat</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=51"> and collaboration with other health care provider</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=52"> what’s new in ... emergence of a Pandemic In</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=53"> Table 1: H1N1 Lineage H1N1 swine linea</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=54"> Continued from page 51 159 million people, were: </a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=55"> Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) Are Here to Sta</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=56"> letters to the editor Reader Fears Logo Art M</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=57"> A Message From the Governance Unit: Announcement </a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=58"> FAER report Why I Donate to FAER During a Recess</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=59"> POSITIOnS AVAILABLe AneSTHeSIOLOGIST Bassett He</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=60"> NE WSLETTER INDUSTRY PARTNER 2010 </a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=61"> POSITIOnS AVAILABLe PedIATRIC AneSTHeSIOL</a> <a title="April 2010 ASA Newsletter page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/991480b9?page=62"> Governance – Making It All Work! 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