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Patient Safety Advocates Call for Immediate Action to Protect Patients’ Vision Health Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
May 19, 2020
With many doctors of optometry caring for patients via telehealth or working with reduced staff, Alliance for Patient Safety calls for the FTC to require...
APS Letter to the FTC
May 14, 2020
The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) sent a formal letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) asking for immediate action to protect the...
Patient safety alliance briefs Senate staff on counterfeit contact lenses
January 08, 2020
January 08, 2019 Healio News - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety sponsored a briefing for U.S. Senate Policy Staff on the medical dangers and...
Congressional Staff Learn the Dangers of Counterfeit Contact Lenses at Policy Briefing
October 30, 2019
United States House Staff Learn of Dangers of Counterfeit Contact Lenses at Policy Briefing Organized by the Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety - bringing...
Senate Subcommittee Urges FTC to Modernize the Contact Lens Verification Process
September 20, 2019
Senate Subcommittee Urges FTC to Modernize the Contact Lens Verification Process Latest action from the U.S. Senate means both Chambers have called on the FTC...
CooperVision urges FTC to protect patients, competition in Contact Lens Rule
August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019 Healio News - CooperVision asked the Federal Trade Commission to consider patient safety, the eye care provider’s expertise, stronger enforcement and the...
Burgess offers bipartisan bill to protect America’s consumers of online contact lenses
August 09, 2019
August 9, 2019 The Ripon Advance - U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) recently introduced bipartisan legislation to protect the nation’s contact lens consumers from unsafe online...
APS Applauds Introduction of the Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act
July 26, 2019
Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety Applauds Introduction of the Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act Bipartisan Legislation Introduced in the House by Representatives Rush...
Outgoing AOA president prioritizes comprehensive eye exams for 2020
June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019 Healio News - Alabama practitioner Samuel D. Pierce, OD, closes out his 2019-2020 term as president of the American Optometric Association here at...