Joint replacements are the #1 expenditure of Medicare. The process of approving these medical devices is flawed according to the Institute of Medicine. It is time for patients' voices to be heard as stakeholders and for public support for increased medical device industry accountability and heightened protections for patients. Post-market registry. Product warranty. Patient/consumer stakeholder equity. Rescind industry pre-emptions/entitlements. All clinical trials must report all data.
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Thursday, May 16, 2013

FDA Patient Network Town Hall Live Chat May 21

May 21 FDA Patient Network Town Hall

Join a Live Chat

Upcoming Events - ***you must follow the link above and sign up on the FDA webpage****
Tuesday   May 21, 2013 - 
3:00pm to 4:00pm ET 
2:00pm to 3:00pm CT
1:00pm to 2:00pm PT
Join the FDA Office of Health and Constituent Affairs in a live chat with the director of it's patient liaison team, Richard Klein, to discuss the new FDA Patient Network and how patients can engage with the agency.  The live chat will be in the format of a town hall, allowing patients and patient advocates to discuss FDA's various mechanisms for including the patient perspective into regulatory decision-making, and how the new FDA Patient Network will facilitate broader patient engagement.

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