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The otolaryngologist on duty called me i</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=8"> administrative update ASA Financial Check-Up … </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=9"> Like so many organizations, ASA has a fiscal cal</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=10"> CEO report A New Message in the Air A P</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=11"> ASA staff and many Society members are current</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=12"> ASA Difficult Airway Management Guidelines: What’s</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=13"> individual predictors and determine any comb</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=14"> Continued from page 11 As previously ment</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=15"> Did you know? % 91 1 of members su</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=16"> John Hsih, M.D. Elizabeth Cordes Behringer M.D. </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=17"> The table below highlights the significant diffe</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=18"> Continued from page 15 several recurrent issues </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=19"> 67th Annual PostGraduate Assembly in </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=20"> Educating Physician Anesthesiologists to Better M</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=21"> when a junior trainee tries a procedure under app</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=22"> DIFFICULT AIRWAY: Devices Don’t Manage Airways – </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=23"> Similarly, patients who experienced uneventfu</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=24"> Continued from page 21 were any optimizing maneu</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=25"> ASA is here to help you fulfill MOCA® requirement</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=26"> Videolaryngoscopy and the Difficult Airway V </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=27"> predictors of difficult direct laryngoscopy.10-12 </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=28"> 2013 ASA Distinguished Service Award Recipient: J</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=29"> he contributed greatly to the successful ad</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=30"> E James C. Eisenach, M.D. to Receive 2013 Excell</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=31"> Jim has not only been interested in the develo</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=32"> E Sachin Kheterpal, M.D., M.B.A., Recipient of t</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=33"> with him for six years, I immediately offered him</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=34"> Continued from page 31 subsequent PCRC, if neces</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=35"> Ensure accurate coding, submit compliant claims, </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=36"> AMOC: Heart of the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2013 Annual Me</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=37"> Track Chair n Scott Reeves, M.D., M.B.A., </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=38"> the latest science of anesthesiology: Join Us in </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=39"> Scientific Abstract Sessions We will cont</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=40"> Subspecialty Panels: Rise and Shine With Cutting-</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=41"> Also on Sunday morning, the Society for Ed</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=42"> Continued from page 39 n “Uncooperative Kids: </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=43"> NEW! 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Practice Management Online Courses Improve </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=60"> Self-Education and Evaluation SEE Question A re</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=61"> ASA CORPORATE SUPPORTER PROGRAM ASA In</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=62"> practice management My first column of the year </a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=63"> n General acceptance by the medical community (s</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=64"> state beat Like Anywhere Else, There is a Role f</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=65"> While the above information is especially helpf</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=66"> On July 1, Theodore “Ted” Sanford, Jr., M.D. step</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=67"> Anesthesia Resources for Your Patients Best Selle</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=68"> committee news Physician anesthesiologists are l</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=69"> Figure 1: World Health Report 2008, accessed onli</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=70"> what’s new in ... “It’s not personal; it’s busin</a> <a title="September 2013 ASA Newsletter page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f5c03d?page=71"> 5. 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