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Passage of FDA Reauthorization Act is Important Milestone for Patients

Health / Press Release August 3, 2017

Congress took an important step to bring safe and effective treatments and cures to patients by passing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Reauthorization Act of 2017.

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Improving Patient Safety and Information Technology Calls for Greater Leadership, Collaboration, and a Systems-Based Approach

Health / Press Release May 23, 2017

BPC’s new report outlines recommendations for improving health IT’s role in providing safer care for patients while promoting innovation.

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Senate HELP Committee’s Passage of Bipartisan FDA Reauthorization Important Milestone for Patients

Health / Press Release May 11, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center applauds the Senate HELP Committee for passing the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017.

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Government Spending Bill Includes Important Funding for Accelerating Cures

Janet M. Marchibroda, Timothy Swope / Blog May 5, 2017

The bill provides a $2 billion increase in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support important research.

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Considerations for the FDA's User Fee Reauthorization Bill

Health / Research April 26, 2017

Timely completion and passage of FDA user fee reauthorization legislation is a crucial next step toward helping Americans in need.

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We can improve and modernize the drug development process

Health / News March 8, 2017

The bigger concern is the fact that it takes more than ten years and $2 billion to develop a new drug from a molecule to a medicine.

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21st Century Cures 'a Christmas miracle'

Health / News December 11, 2016

The measure will fund medical innovation and opioid addiction treatment, while ensuring safety.

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Congress Puts Patients First Passing 21st Century Cures

Health / Press Release December 7, 2016

The legislation will advance groundbreaking medical innovation and research that will help millions of Americans with life-threatening diseases.

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21st Century Cures Act Big Win for Patients

Health / Press Release November 30, 2016

The passage of the 21st Century Cures Act in the House is a significant opportunity to bring the promise of cures to millions with life-threatening diseases.

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Bipartisan action will accelerate cures for Americans

Health / News November 22, 2016

Congress has four remaining work weeks in Washington to hash out the budget and hopefully finish work on the “21st Century Cures” legislation.

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