ASA-member Jerome Adams, M.D., Officially Sworn in as new U.S. Surgeon General

Yesterday, ASA member Jerome Adams, M.D., was officially sworn in as the 20th Surgeon General of the United States. He is the first physician anesthesiologist to hold this position. As the “Nation’s Doctor,” Dr. Adams said his motto in the office would be “Better Health Through Better Partnerships,” reflecting a career of successful bridge building Continue Reading

President Takes Executive Actions to Reform Health Care

Courtesy of American Society of Anesthesiologists Yesterday, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order that overhauls major health care federal regulations and seeks to promote certain less-regulated health insurance plans that do not need to comply with some requirements created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). According to the administration, this executive order is designed to ease Continue Reading