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House Subcommittee Urges FTC to Modernize Contact Lens Verification Process
June 14, 2019
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
May 06, 2019
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
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...
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...
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,...
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care North America President added to slate of speakers at telehealth event
September 25, 2018
(ARLINGTON, Va.) - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (Alliance) today announced an additional speaker at their event titled “Evolution of Telehealth: Patient Awareness...
Upcoming Discussion on Telemedicine and the Doctor-Patient Relationship
September 13, 2018
Free event will be held in Washington, D.C. on September 27th; Event is open to the public, press (ARLINGTON, Va.) - The Health Care...
Senate Bill Calls Attention to Vision Health
August 29, 2018
(ARLINGTON, Va.) – The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (Alliance) today applauded the United States Senate, which last Thursday passed a bill that instructed...
Sightbox Announced as Alliance Member
May 22, 2018
(ARLINGTON, Va.) - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (Alliance) today announced that Sightbox is the organization’s newest member. Sightbox is an eye health...