Category: Health & Research Policy (Page 8)

September 17, 2015

Alliance Debuts New Video on NIH’s Impact

Today the Alliance debuted a new video on the impact of the National Institutes of Health at the Rally for Medical Research in Washington, D.C.  
September 14, 2015

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

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).
August 14, 2015

Letter to NIH Director Collins Regarding RFI Inviting Comments and Suggestions on a Framework for the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan

This is a response from the Alliance to a Request for Information (RFI) Inviting Comments and Suggestions on a Framework for the NIH-wide Strategic Plan from NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins.
August 10, 2015

Letter to Sen. Coons and Schatz Regarding OMB M 12 M Memo

This letter from a group of organizations including the Alliance thanks U.S. Sens Chris Coons and Brian Schatz for "championing the amendment to provide the Office of Management and Budget the flexibility to update its M-12-12 memo during the recent markup of the FY 2016 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act."
July 30, 2015

Celebrating 50 Years of Medicare and Medicaid

Fifty years ago on July 30, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments of 1965 leading to the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
July 29, 2015

Vaccination Rates in Older Adults Fall Short of Targets

The nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research released a white paper, Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults, that provides a comprehensive overview of the factors that drive vaccination underutilization in seniors.
July 28, 2015

Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults

Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults reviews vaccination levels, trends and targets, incidence rates, relevant health insurance coverage policies, and the cost effectiveness literature and other reports that have evaluated vaccine utilization in the older adult population.
July 28, 2015

Alliance Part of 2015 Healthy Aging Summit

Over the past two days, the Alliance has been a part of—and a proud sponsor of—the first ever 2015 Healthy Aging Summit in Washington, D.C. 
July 27, 2015

Media Alert: Alliance for Aging Research to Release White Paper on Vaccinations in Older Adults

The Alliance for Aging Research will announce the release of its new white paper Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults.
July 14, 2015

Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin on Being at the White House Conference on Aging

Yesterday, the White House Conference on Aging was held in Washington, D.C. Our President and CEO Sue Peschin was among the individuals in attendance.