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EssilorLuxottica Joins the AOA’s Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety
June 30, 2021 Invision Magazine - EssilorLuxottica announced its commitment to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) with an annual...
Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act proposed by Burgess
June 4, 2021 The Ripon Advance - U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) last month introduced a bipartisan bill to modernize the verification process for contact lens...
Members of Congress introduce bill to improve contact lens safety
June 2, 2021 Healio - Members of the House and Senate introduced bipartisan legislation intended to improve online contact lens sale practices. The Contact Lens Prescription...
Alliance for Patient Safety Applauds Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act Reintroduction
May 21, 2021 Invision Magazine - Bipartisan Legislation to Modernize the Contact Lens Prescription Verification and Increase Patient Safety Introduced in the U.S. House by Representatives...
Alliance for Patient Safety chair talks contact lenses and the FTC
January 15, 2021 Optometry Times - Chief Optometric Editor Ben Casella, OD, FAAO, talks with Deanna Alexander, OD, FAAO, chair of the Alliance for Patient Safety,...
House committee requests delay of Contact Lens Rule
January 04, 2021 Healio - The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations requested that the Federal Trade Commission delay the effective date for the Contact Lens...
APS welcomes Alcon, reflects on year of advocacy successes
December 1, 2020 American Optometric Association - Despite a challenging year amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) served as an...
Alcon Joins Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety
December 2, 2020 Vision Monday - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) announced Alcon, a global leader in eyecare, as its newest member. “APS partners...
Alliance for Patient Safety Says It's ‘Encouraged’ by Senate’s Scheduled Markup of Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act
November 12, 2020 Vision Monday - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) said this week that it is pleased by a U.S. Senate...
Patient Safety Advocates Encouraged by Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act’s Scheduled Markup in the U.S. Senate
November 12, 2020 Invision - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) applauded the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Chairman Roger...