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Patient Safety Advocates Call for Immediate Action to Protect Patients’ Vision Health Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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...
Congressional Staff Learn the Dangers of Counterfeit Contact Lenses at Policy Briefing
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
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...
APS Applauds Introduction of the Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act
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...
House Subcommittee Urges FTC to Modernize Contact Lens Verification Process
As the FTC seeks additional public comments on the proposed Contact Lens Rule, Congressional intent to protect patient safety remains clear The Health Care Alliance...
FTC Proposed Rules Recognize Safety, but Do Not Close All Loopholes
Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety: FTC Proposed Contact Lens Rule Recognizes Health and Safety, but Opportunities Remain to Address Prescription Verification Loophole and Illegal...
APS Members Brief Congress on Robocall and Contact Lens Concerns
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...
US Senate Policy Staff Briefed on Dangers of Counterfeit Contact Lenses
(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
(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...
Patient safety must remain utmost priority as technology evolves
(WASHINGTON) – The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (Alliance) today held an event titled “Evolution of Telehealth: Patient Awareness and Education” in Washington, DC,...