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Privacy, Research and the Evolution of Health Care in the 21st Century

Bloomberg BNA's Medical Research Law & Policy Report
March 18, 2015

For most of the past year, the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives has been developing an important health care initiative called 21st Century Cures. This legislative proposal (still being developed) is intended to “take a comprehensive look at what steps we can take to accelerate the pace of cures in America.” The Committee is “looking at the full arc of this process—from the discovery of  clues in basic science, to streamlining the drug and device development process, to unleashing the power of digital medicine and social media at the treatment delivery phase.” Click here to read the full article.

(Reproduced with permission from Medical Research Law & Policy Report, 14 MRLR 209, 03/18/2015. Copyright © 2015 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com)