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David A. Cockrell, O.D. Announced as New Chairman of the Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety

(WASHINGTON) – The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today announced David A. Cockrell, O.D. as its new chairman. Dr. Cockrell, a practicing optometrist... Read more
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Patient Safety Advocates Applauds Congressional Directive to Delay Implementation of the FTC Contact Lens Rule

(WASHINGTON) – The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today applauded Congress for acting to delay the implementation, effective date and enforcement of the... Read more
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Alcon Joins Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety

The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today announced Alcon, a global leader in eye care, as its newest member. Alcon offers a broad... Read more
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Patient Safety Advocates Encouraged by Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act’s Scheduled Markup in the U.S. Senate

The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today applauded the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Ranking... Read more
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Patient Safety Advocates Applaud the Introduction of the Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act in the U.S. Senate

The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today applauded the introduction of the Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act by Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) in... Read more
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FTC at Odds with Congress by Publishing Contact Lens Rule: Patient Safety Advocates Call for Congressional Action to Prevent Implementation of Flawed Final Rule

The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today released the following statement regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) publication of the Contact Lens Rule...
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House, Senate Members Call for Immediate Congressional Action to Remedy FTC’s Troubling Final Contact Lens Rule

The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today applauded members of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate for letters... Read more
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Patient Safety Advocates Praise House Committee’s Actions to Delay Harmful and Burdensome Contact Lens Rule

The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today applauded the House Committee on Appropriations for acting swiftly to delay the effective date and enforcement...
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Vision Health Safety Advocates Call FTC Ruling Dangerous; Congressmen Bobby Rush and Michael C. Burgess, M.D. vow to continue working to protect patients

Vision Health Safety Advocates Call FTC Ruling Dangerous; Congressmen Bobby Rush and Michael C. Burgess, M.D. vow to continue working to protect patients The Health...
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Advocates Urge Georgia Governor to Continue Protecting Patients’ Vision Health Amid Pandemic

Advocates Urge Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to Continue Protecting Patients’ Vision Health Amid Pandemic Call comes as some groups seek to weaken safety regulations, jeopardizing...