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Reauthorized FDA House Legislation Relaxes Reporting of Medical Device Malfunctions

Reauthorized FDA House Legislation Relaxes Reporting of Medical Device Malfunctions

On July 12, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed, with unusually strong levels of bipartisan support, H.R. 2430 – the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017. The bill reauthorizes the FDA to collect fees from various medical device manufacturers but changes critical drug and device testing rules. The previous bill upon which H.R. 2430...

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Today, January 10, is the day *you* can help keep the ACA.

Today, January 10, is the day *you* can help keep the ACA.

Today is the day to contact senators to stop GOP effort to repeal the ACA, at least until an equal or better replacement will be implemented. A central number has been set up: 888-897-9753, for everyone. It automatically directs you to your specific senators’...

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Free Webinar 4/28/15: The State of Patient, Resident and Family Experience: A Review of Global Efforts Across the Continuum of Care

Free Webinar 4/28/15: The State of Patient, Resident and Family Experience: A Review of Global Efforts Across the Continuum of Care

Details of free webinar 4/28/15

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One Measured Victory Over Graft for HHS’ Project HEAT; † One Giant Headache for the Patient Safety Movement.

One Measured Victory Over Graft for HHS’ Project HEAT; † One Giant Headache for the Patient Safety Movement.

          Over one year ago, Dr. Charles Denham, former editor of the Journal of Patient Safety and co-chair of the National Quality Forum, settled the...

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How Patient Advocates Can Improve Health Literacy

How Patient Advocates Can Improve Health Literacy

Many clinicians, insurance company claims representatives, lobbyists, and directors of medical associations do not realize how many adults in the U.S. (90 million) are not conversant with navigating the...

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Planning For Your Future Healthcare Needs

Planning For Your Future Healthcare Needs

Most of us don’t have an advance healthcare directive. Why should we? Because an accident can happen to anyone, at any age. Because media coverage of Terri Schiavo or...

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