CSA Bulletin March 2010

Spring 2010 - Volume 59, Number 2

Editor's Notes
Move Aside, Clifford: Medicare/Medicaid is the Biggest Red Dog
By Stephen Jackson, M.D.

President's Page
The CSA: Coming of Age
By Linda B. Hertzberg, M.D.

From the CEO
Mis-Interpretive CMS Guidelines
By Barbara Baldwin, MPH, CAE

Legislative and Practice Affairs

  • A California Political Update By William E. Barnaby, Esq., and William Barnaby III, Esq.
  • California Hospital Association--Medication Safety Committee By Jeffrey Uppington, MBBS
  • The 2009-2010 GASPAC Honor Roll By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D.

The "Hellhole" that is Haiti ... CSA Was There!
By Thomas H. Cromwell, M.D.

Haiti Medical Assistance--A Life Changing Experience
By J. Kent Garman, M.D.

ASA Director's Report March 2010
By Mark Singleton, M.D.

Data Exchange in the Information Age: Creation of hte Anesthesia Quality Institute
By Richard P. Dutton, M.D., MBA

2010 CSA Annual Meeting and Clinical Anesthesia Update

Dr. Rebecca Patchin Offers the AMA's Perspectives on Health Care Reform
By Rebecca J. Patchin, M.D.

In Memoriam: Gilbert E. Kinyon, M.D. 1921-2010; Gil Kinyon has passed away ...
By John Hattox, M.D., and By Peter L. McDermott, M.D., Ph.D.

Peering Over the Ether Screen
When is the Best Time for Mistakes?
By Karen S. Sibert, M.D.

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
Impact of Published Manuscripts 
By Merlin Larson, M.D.

District Director Reports

California and National News

New CSA Members

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