Patient Safety Safety <p>ASDSA strives to promote patient safety through legislation, regulation, education, and other opportunities. </p> Jake JohnsonMon, 13 Mar 2017 15:07:39 GMTCompounding Pharmacies <p>Compounding Pharmacies In the wake of the tragedy associated with a nationwide meningitis outbreak tied to contaminated injectable methylprednisolone acetate and triamcinolone acetonide manufactured by the New England Compounding Center (NECC), the ASDSA strives to provide the most current information</p> Emily NinnemannWed, 02 Dec 2015 22:34:15 GMTPhysician Oversight in Medical Spas <p>Support Medical decisions that are based on patient outcomes and quality of care Appropriate onsite physician supervision, oversight and training Bans on the practice of medicine in non hospital facilities which are not at least fifty one percent physician</p> Advocacy StaffThu, 08 Oct 2015 13:05:55 GMTCompounding Pharmacy Position Statement <p>Support Safeguards to ensure that drugs made in compounding pharmacies are uncontaminated, and at consistent, appropriate dosage levels Appropriate regulations requiring licensure and inspection of compounding pharmacies Oppose Regulation which restricts physician access to non sterile compounded pharmaceuticals</p> Advocacy StaffTue, 06 Oct 2015 21:59:16 GMTPatient Safety Campaign <p>Due to the proliferation of spas, salons and walk-in clinics offering cosmetic procedures performed by non-physicians, ASDS has noted a significant increase in patient complications.<br /></p> Tracy ColinThu, 02 Jul 2015 14:40:27 GMTMedical Spas <p>New Content</p> Tracy ColinThu, 05 Mar 2015 17:23:36 GMTTruth in Advertising <p>New Content</p> Tracy ColinMon, 23 Feb 2015 14:00:12 GMTCompounding Pharmacy Bill Tracking <p></p> John GeahanWed, 17 Jul 2013 21:08:02 GMTConsumer Warning <p class="subhead"><strong>ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.</strong> – A recent case in California where a patient died following treatment with a non-approved injectable by an unlicensed practitioner is a red flag for consumers, says the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). The Society urges consumers to check a practitioner’s qualifications and credentials before undergoing any procedure to avoid the risk of complications from substandard treatment.</p> John GeahanTue, 02 Apr 2013 18:59:03 GMTPosition on Patient Safety <p>Position on the Practice of Medicine and the Delegation of Medical Procedures to Licensed Allied Health Professionals&#160; The guiding principle for all dermatologic surgeons is to practice ethical medicine with the highest possible standards. Physicians should be properly trained in</p> John GeahanWed, 06 Mar 2013 19:19:27 GMTLaser Procedures <p>New Content</p> John GeahanWed, 06 Mar 2013 18:54:35 GMTPractice of Medicine Defined <p>New Content</p> John GeahanWed, 06 Mar 2013 16:20:32 GMTScope of Practice Bill Tracking <p> Loading Report... </p> John GeahanWed, 20 Feb 2013 18:47:22 GMTDermal Fillers and Injectables <p>New Content</p> Administrator SiteWed, 28 Nov 2012 17:43:11 GMTCalifornia: Gov Brown Signs ASDSA-CalDerm Medspa Bill Into Law <p>On July 17, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 1548, a measure designed to protect California patients from the unlicensed practice of medicine in corporate medical spas and laser hair removal chains. The bill, which was authored by Assembly</p> Alethea McQuitterFri, 26 Oct 2012 17:12:56 GMTCalifornia Law Relating to Medical Spas <p>The Medical Board of California has issued a very helpful memo entitled, “The Bottom Line The Business of Medicine—Medical Spas.” You can find that memo here. For more specific information about California’s laws, please see below. OwnershipOversight and SupervisionAdvertisingAppropriate Patient Examination</p> Nick CarsonTue, 14 Aug 2012 21:46:34 GMTPre-Cosmetic Surgery Questionnaire <p>THIS CONTENT WAS COPIED FROM THE ASDS SITE Print the pre cosmetic procedure questionnaire and take it with you when you visit your dermatologic surgeon, and use it as a guide for your conversation. pdf version Word version </p> Jolene KremerThu, 09 Aug 2012 13:50:44 GMTCalifornia: Patient Safety Bill Unanimously Passes <p>The California State Senate unanimously passed AB 1548, the patient safety bill co sponsored by the ASDSA and CalDerm. The bill is now on its way to Governor Brown’s desk where he will have twelve days to decide whether he</p> Nick CarsonTue, 03 Jul 2012 20:13:02 GMTCalifornia: Patient Safety Bill Advances <p>AB 1548, the patient safety bill co sponsored by the ASDSA and CalDerm was found to have no fiscal impact by the State Senate Appropriations Committee, the last step in the legislative process before heading to the Senate floor. The</p> Nick CarsonTue, 26 Jun 2012 21:04:50 GMTCalifornia: Patient Safety Bill Advances Through Senate Committee <p>AB 1548, the patient safety bill co sponsored by the ASDSA and CalDerm passed through the State Senate Committee on Business, Professions, and Economic Development today, June 11, on the consent calendar. The bill, which received unanimous support in the</p> Nick CarsonMon, 11 Jun 2012 23:04:53 GMTCalifornia: ASDSA/CalDerm Patient Safety Bill Unanimously Passes State Assembly <p>On April 26, the California State Assembly unanimously passed ASDSA and CalDerm’s patient safety bill, AB 1548, by a vote of 71 0. Thus far, the bill has sailed through every step of the legislative process without a single dissenting</p> Nick CarsonWed, 02 May 2012 16:15:36 GMTGhost Medical Directors <p>AB 1548, authored by ASDSA Patient Safety Hero Award Winner Assemblymember Wilmer Amina Carter (D 62), stiffens financial penalties for corporate scoff laws violating the existing ban on the corporate practice of medicine in the cosmetic medical services arena. These</p> Nick CarsonWed, 25 Apr 2012 21:10:24 GMTTruth in Advertising Bill Tracking <p> Loading Report... </p> Nick CarsonWed, 04 Apr 2012 20:39:22 GMT