Category: Health & Research Policy (Page 9)

July 14, 2015

Today Is the 50th Anniversary of the Older Americans Act

Today, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of this landmark legislation.
July 13, 2015

Friends of AHRQ FY16 Sign-On Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed on to a letter in support of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) appropriations bill proposed reducing funding for the agency by 35 percent for FY2016. The support letter asked lawmakers to restore AHRQ's budget authority to $364 million in the final FY2016 appropriations legislation.
July 10, 2015

What You Need to Know about the White House Conference on Aging

This Monday, July 13, the 2015 White House Conference on Aging will bring together people and organizations from throughout the U.S.
July 9, 2015

HROTW: The Value of Aging Research

Our Health Resource of the Week is inspired by an important piece of legislation that's currently being considered in the U.S. Congress.
July 1, 2015

Letter to PCORI on Stakeholder Workshop on the Use of New Oral Anticoagulants

The AFib Optimal Treatment Task Force sent this letter to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) regarding its June 9,…
June 26, 2015

Friends of the NIA Comments on Senate NIH Funding Bill

The Friends of the NIA has made the following statement on the Senate NIH Funding bill.
June 23, 2015

Friends of the NIA Holds Capitol Hill Briefing

The Friends of the NIA (FoNIA) held a Capitol Hill briefing on June 22 on "Turning Discovery into Health: Learn about the Latest at the National Institute on Aging."
June 22, 2015

Letter to Senate Finance Committee Regarding Multiple Chronic Condition Legislation

This is a letter from the Alliance to the Senate Finance Committee applauding its "commitment to improving care for people living with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) and appreciate the opportunity to assist the Senate Finance Committee in developing comprehensive MCC legislation."
June 18, 2015

Friends of the NIA Comments on House NIH Funding Bill

The Alliance's Friends of the NIA initiative has released the following statement on the House NIH funding bill.
June 12, 2015

The 21st Century Cures Act: A Critical Bill to Improve the Future of Medical Research in America

The 21st Century Cures Act represents a positive change in how American biomedical research will be conducted and streamlines the processes intended to deliver new medical cures and treatment to patients.