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Trump signs FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 into law

Trump signs FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 into law
August 21, 2017

President Donald J. Trump recently signed the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 into law.

The FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (H.R. 2430) reauthorizes the user fee programs for prescription drugs, medical devices, generic drugs and biosimilars, and amends FDA authorities and activities related to medical products. The user fees, which are paid by manufacturers of drugs and medical devices, account for $8 billion to $9 billion during a period of 5 years. The law includes the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments, the Biosimilar User Fee Act, the Prescription Drug User Fee Act and the Medical Device User Fee Amendments, which must be reauthorized by Sept. 30.

Boston Children’s to join Cleveland Clinic network

August 19, 2017
Boston Children’s Hospital and Cleveland Clinic have entered into an agreement to provide complex pediatric heart services through Cleveland Clinic’s…
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FIRE AND ICE: Cryoballoon ablation reduces resource use, cost

August 17, 2017
Pulmonary vein isolation using cryoballoon ablation was linked to reduced resource use, as well as payer cost, compared with radiofrequency current catheter ablation…
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Survey suggests partisanship doomed health care reform, public split on many ACA components

August 16, 2017
A greater Republican division on the issue of health care reform than originally thought in addition to the Democrats’ determination to not repeal the Affordable…
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Back to the Future: Clinical Experience with and Access to Lipid-Lowering Agents of the Past, Present, and Future

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen and Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

With each passing year we gain new insight and understanding around the clinical utilization of lipid-lowering…
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