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APS Members Brief Congress on Robocall and Contact Lens Concerns
April 10, 2019
Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety Members Brief Congressional Offices on Concerns Regarding Robocalls and Substitution of Contact Lenses Advocates in Washington for AOA Fly-In...
Doctor-Patient Relationship, Access To Primary Eye Health Care Are The Focus As More Than 600 Doctors And Students Of Optometry Advocate On Capitol Hill
April 09, 2019
April 9, 2019 Cision PR Newswire - Members of the American Optometric Association Met with Lawmakers to Maintain the Profession's Voice at the Center of Health...
US Senate Policy Staff Briefed on Dangers of Counterfeit Contact Lenses
December 11, 2018
(WASHINGTON) – The Healthcare Alliance for Patient Safety today held a briefing in Washington, DC, for U.S. Senate policy staff on the medical dangers and...
FTC Penalizes Online Sellers For Violating Contact Lens Rule
December 07, 2018
(ARLINGTON, Va.) – The Healthcare Alliance for Patient Safety (Alliance) today released a statement following yesterday’s announcement from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that online...
Rep. Roe Letter to the FTC
December 03, 2018
Rep. David P. Roe, M.D. sent a letter to the FTC, asking it to reconsider proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule that would impose...
Sen. Heinrich Letter to the FTC
November 27, 2018
Senator Martin Heinrich wrote a letter to the FTC voicing his concerns that the proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule would unfairly burden small optometry...
Congress must protect eye care patients from frightful prescriptions
October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018 The Hill - Halloween is supposed to be full of fright, but not when it comes to our vision. Millions of people...
Proposed Legislation Would Allow Doctors To Prescribe Drugs To Treat Opioid Addiction Through Telemedicine
September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018 Kaiser Health News - The push is part of a renewed focus on medication-assisted treatment for those addicted to opioids. It's often hard...
Patient safety must remain utmost priority as technology evolves
September 27, 2018
(WASHINGTON) – The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (Alliance) today held an event titled “Evolution of Telehealth: Patient Awareness and Education” in Washington, DC,...