Techno Medicine Shifts Costs and Risks to Patients
FDA posted a “new paradigm” for public consideration – one in which routine diagnostic and treatment decisions would shift from our physicians to patients and pharmacists and/or other technologies.
At Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill, May 9, 2013, Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics is asking Congress to take asthma and anaphylaxis medications out of the FDA paradigm.
- FDA’s proposal in its Feb. 28, 2012 Federal Register: Using Innovative Technologies and Other Conditions of Safe Use to Expand Drug Products Considered Nonprescription.
- Do-It-Yourself Asthma? Interview with Janet Woodcock, MD, Director of FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research; first published in Allergy & Asthma Today, Fall 2012
- “FDA proposal threatens access to care for asthma and allergy patients,” Nancy Sander Op-Ed published in The Hill newspaper, May 2012
- Our article “FDA’s Proposed New Paradigm,” written in response to the proposal and FDA’s March 2012 Public Hearing. First published in Allergy & Asthma Today Summer 2012.
- AANMA’s Allergy & Asthma Families Care Survey - results overview.
Public Hearing Testimony in response to FDA’s proposal:
- Transcript of AANMA’s testimony during the FDA March 2012 Public Hearing — click on “Transcript Day 1 – March 22, 2012″ and scroll to page 84 to read Nancy Sander’s testimony and view her slideshow presentation.
- The American Lung Association - position on FDA proposal
- The American Thoracic Society position on FDA proposal
- PhRMA – Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturing Association — position on FDA proposal.
- Teva Pharmaceuticals – position on FDA proposal
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