KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth, one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced that three TeamHealth Anesthesia clinicians have been selected to present at the American Society of Anesthesiologists' (ASA) ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from Oct. 11 to 15, 2014. TeamHealth Anesthesia will also support the conference as an exhibitor in booth #2015.
The ASA annual meeting is the premier anesthesiology educational event in the world, attracting more than 15,000 attendees from more than 90 countries. Each year, leading professionals in anesthesiology, pain medicine and critical care medicine gather at the event to learn about the latest bench and clinical science, technology, and ground-breaking advances in anesthesiology for advancing patient care.
"TeamHealth Anesthesia is committed to contributing to the field of anesthesiology through research and innovation that can improve patient care," said Dr. Sonya Pease, M.D., chief medical officer of TeamHealth Anesthesia. "We are pleased to have several of our top clinicians share their research and expertise as part of this year's ASA annual meeting."
TeamHealth Anesthesia's presentations include four panel and oral presentations and eight poster presentations. The oral and panel presentations include:
"FFP: A Critical Appraisal in 2014"
Wed., Oct. 15, 8 a.m.; Room 217-219
Aryeh Shander, M.D., FCCM, FCCP, director of research for TeamHealth Anesthesia and chief of the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management and Hyperbaric Medicine at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in New Jersey, will be the lead speaker in a panel discussion examining the current clinical use of Fresh Frozen Plasma to treat perioperative coagulopathic states.
"Understanding the Role of Anemia on Patient Outcomes: An Innocent Bystander?"
Mon., Oct. 13, 1 p.m.; Room 208-210
Aryeh Shander, M.D., will discuss regulating patient blood management, who does it, and whether it works, as part of a panel discussion on the role of anemia in patient outcomes.
"Guidelines for Blood Management – What Do They Tell Us?"
Mon., Oct. 13, 3:30 p.m.; Room 217-219
Aryeh Shander, M.D., will participate in a panel discussion exploring topics related to cardiac anesthesia and patient blood management.
Tues., Oct. 14, 1 p.m.; Room 244
Enrico M. Camporesi, M.D., and Devanand Mangar, M.D., of Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates LLC in Tampa, will discuss their research on predictors of mortality in patients who received extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiac or pulmonary indications.
For more information on ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014, visit www.asahq.org/annual-meeting.
TeamHealth (Knoxville, Tenn.) (NYSE: TMH) is one of the largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States. Through its 19 regional locations and multiple service lines, TeamHealth's approximately 10,000 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesia, urgent care, and pediatric staffing and management services to approximately 900 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 46 states. TeamHealth was recently named one of "America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies" for 2014 by Forbes magazine. The term "TeamHealth" as used throughout this release includes Team Health, Inc., and all of its related entities, divisions, subsidiaries and affiliated physicians and physician groups. For more information about TeamHealth, visit www.teamhealth.com.
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