Category: Health & Research Policy (Page 5)

January 24, 2017

Comments on Oversight Framework for Molecular Diagnostic Tests, including Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs)/House Version

This letter to House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan and House Minority Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi urges them to "make updating the oversight framework for all molecular diagnostic tests, including laboratory developed tests (LDTs), a priority early in the 115th Congress."
January 19, 2017

Alliance and 90+ Organizations Urge Senate Committee Chairs to Safeguard U.S. Vaccine Policy during Price Confirmation Process

The Alliance has joined with more than 90 national organizations in urging the Senate to ensure Secretary of HHS nominee Tom Price, M.D., is committed to protecting U.S. citizens from vaccine preventable diseases.
January 3, 2017

Alliance Issues Statement on the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2017

The Alliance has issued the following statement from President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, regarding the introduction of the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2017
December 7, 2016

Alliance Releases Statement on Passage of 21st Century Cures

The Senate today approved landmark legislation overhauling the development of medical treatments and cures for patients, which represents the culmination of a multi-year, bipartisan initiative in Congress. Here is a statement from Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin.
October 31, 2016

An Update on 21st Century Cures

We provide an update on the 21st Century Cures Act, an important piece of legislation that the Alliance has been advocating for.
October 25, 2016

Alliance Hosts Panel Discussion on the Value of Healthy Aging with the Bipartisan Policy Center

Today, the Alliance and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) hosted a panel discussion, titled “Maximizing the Value of Healthy Aging to Society,” to discuss the work of David A. Wise, Ph.D., and the broader issues of assessing value in aging.
October 25, 2016

Maximizing the Value of Healthy Aging to Society

Join the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Alliance for Aging Research to explore the work of MetLife Foundation Silver Scholar Award® winner, David A. Wise, the John F. Stambaugh Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus at the Harvard Kennedy School, and to discuss the broader issues of assessing value in aging. This award, administered by the Alliance for Aging Research, honors the work of researchers whose scholarship increases our understanding of the value of healthy life after 65 and continued medical innovations that help people live longer in good health.
September 22, 2016

Alliance Debuts New Video at Rally for Medical Research

Today, at the Rally for Medical Research in Washington, D.C., Alliance president and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, introduced a new video that shares the moving stories of patients and their loved ones who have taken on the challenge of living with diseases and conditions such as heart disease, chronic pain, and stroke.
August 29, 2016

Media Alert: Alliance for Aging Research to Release Results of Public Opinion Surveys on Awareness of and Experiences with Heart Valve Disease

This Wednesday, August 31, the Alliance for Aging Research will release the results via webcast of new public opinion surveys that revealed awareness of heart valve disease (HVD) and experiences of HVD patients as they are diagnosed and seek treatment
June 24, 2016

Alliance’s Bens Speaks at Capitol Hill Briefing on Precision Medicine

On Wednesday, the Alliance’s Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens spoke at a Congressional Life Sciences Caucus briefing about precision medicine on Capitol Hill.