Tag: Washington


Families In Washington to Protect Themselves From Measles Outbreak

March 11, 2019

Via: HITECH Answers

The 21st Century Cures Act emphasizes that citizens need access to their healthcare data to empower them to make better decisions about their health and healthcare. The proposed rules recently published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) […]


What I told Congress about Patient Access to Experimental Medicines

October 17, 2017

Via: Forbes

Early this month, I went to Washington, D.C., to serve as a witness for a hearing on “Examining Patient Access to Investigational Drugs” held by the Subcommittee on Health of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce. The […]

Innovation, Regulatory

FDA Reboot Needed to Grow Innovation, Senate Panel Told

July 17, 2015

Via: MedPageToday

WASHINGTON — A former senator told his ex-colleagues that, to grow investment and speed the progress of cures, the FDA must be more adaptive in its approval process, more transparent, and more collaborative. Tom Coburn, MD, an Oklahoma Republican who […]