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Whitepaper

Assessing Stroke and Bleeding Risk in Atrial Fibrillation--Consensus Statement Executive Summary

Date: December 1st, 2012

This executive summary shares the critical conclusions from the expert consensus statement that makes important recommendations on the use of stroke and bleeding risk tools, the decision to anticoagulate, the incorporation of patient preferences, and more.  Read the full consensus here

The experts include Mark J. Alberts, MD; Mary Amantangelo, MS, ACNP-BC, CCRN; Kenneth A. Bauer, MD; Lynne T. Braun, PhD, CNP, FAHA; Henry I. Bussey, PharmD; A. John Camm, MD, QHP, FRCP, FACC, FESC, FMedSci, FHRS, CStJ; David Garcia, MD; Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD; Jonathan L. Halperin, MD; Mellanie True Hills; Alan K. Jacobson, MD; Gregory Y.H. Lip, MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC; Edith A. Nutescu, PharmD, FCCP; Daniel E. Singer, MD; Albert L. Waldo, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, FAACP



Survey

Atrial Fibrillation Patient Survey—Highlights

Date: September 1st, 2012

This survey of more than 500 atrial fibrillation patients, ages 65+ from across the nation, revelead diagnosis and treatment experiences, information on anticoagulant use, stroke and bleeding risk discussions with health care professionals, and more.  It was conducted as part of the AFib Optimal Treatment Task Force.

You can also read the FULL RESULTS.

 



Survey

Atrial Fibrillation Patient Survey—Full Results

Date: September 1st, 2012

This survey of more than 500 atrial fibrillation patients, ages 65+ from across the nation, revelead diagnosis and treatment experiences, information on anticoagulant use, stroke and bleeding risk discussions with health care professionals, and more.  It was conducted as part of the AFib Optimal Treatment Task Force.

You can also read the SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS.



Public Comments

Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell about the Better, Smarter, Healthier Initiative

Author: PIPC

Date: April 30th, 2015

This is a letter from the Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC), which was also signed by the Alliance for Aging Research, to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, applauding her work to improve quality and patient-centeredness in health care through the Better, Smarter, Healthier initiative.




Public Comments

Letter to CMS on Proposed Rule Change regarding Infection Prevention and Control Programs in Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCFs)

Author: Susan Peschin

Date: September 14th, 2015

This is a letter from the Alliance to Centers to the Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding its issuing of a proposed rule change regarding Infection Prevention and Control Programs (IPCP) in long-term care facilities (LTCFs).



Public Comments

Letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price on Maintaining and Enforcing Important Patient Protections and Access to Prescription Drugs

Author: I Am Essential

Date: February 10th, 2017

The Alliance joined with 200 other organizations to call on Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price in his review of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act "to maintain the many important protections patients have gained that ensure they can access the care and treatment their providers prescribe."

 

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