Announcement of Public Workshop, "Examining Health Care Competition" ("Health Care Workshop") Project No. P13-1207 #00052

Submission Number:
00052
Commenter:
Randi Gold
Organization:
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)
State:
District of Columbia
Initiative Name:
Announcement of Public Workshop, "Examining Health Care Competition" ("Health Care Workshop") Project No. P13-1207
Attached please find the comment letter from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists regarding the Federal Trade Commission's Health Care Workshop, Project No. P131207 - ''Examining Health Care Competition''. Also attached are the following attached studies and summaries: 1. Health Affairs study: "No Harm Found When Nurse Anesthetists Work Without Supervision By Physicians" 2. Nursing Economics study: "Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Anesthesia Providers" 3. Journal of Anesthesiology article: "Influence of Supervision Ratios by Anesthesiologists on First-case Starts and Critical Portions of Anesthetics" 4. Institute of Medicine summary: The Future of Nursing -- Leading Change, Advancing Health 5. Institute of Medicine summary: Relieving Pain in America 6. Institute of Medicine: The Future of Nursing appendix by Barbara Safriet, JD