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S.2193 Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 15, 2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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    • Association of American Medical Colleges

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    • How Medicare Works: Proposed Legislation - April 21, 2012 by Vaughn Kruger - Jeff Merkley (D-OR). S.2193 Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients. The proposed bill would “require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system,. It would ...

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      As noted by Vaughn Kruger on April 21, 2012, "Jeff Merkley (D-OR). S.2193 Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients. The proposed bill would “require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system,. It would ..." (/url?q=http://blog.howmedicareworks.com/2012/04/proposed-legislation.html&sa=U&ei=mTKVT_2-FYb22gW-pNWEBQ&ved=0CDsQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNGVyI1AFUbtpZuPvT73f3GuIQOtGw)
    • How Medicare Works: Proposed Legislation - April 21, 2012 by Vaughn Kruger - Jeff Merkley (D-OR). S.2193 Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients. The proposed bill would “require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system,. It would ...

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      As noted by Vaughn Kruger on April 21, 2012, "Jeff Merkley (D-OR). S.2193 Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients. The proposed bill would “require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system,. It would ..." (/url?q=http://blog.howmedicareworks.com/2012/04/proposed-legislation.html&sa=U&ei=gOKTT7ytJoPy2QX_pdnuDQ&ved=0CD8QmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNGwTuQDEH_Nj0Bqa6ex2aUlRF9h-Q)
    • How Medicare Works: Proposed Legislation - April 20, 2012 by Vaughn Kruger - Jeff Merkley (D-OR). S.2193 Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients. The proposed bill would “require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system,. It would ...

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      As noted by Vaughn Kruger on April 20, 2012, "Jeff Merkley (D-OR). S.2193 Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients. The proposed bill would “require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system,. It would ..." (/url?q=http://blog.howmedicareworks.com/2012/04/proposed-legislation.html&sa=U&ei=NhSlT5SJBMbg2AXzwImmAg&ved=0CEoQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHJW_zjc85n8Xnv80vlGbGg7SDLyw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Misbranding Depakote - June 11, 2012 by jdsupra.com - A recent headline announced that Abbott Laboratories must pay over $1.6 million for misbranding the prescription drug Depakote. The total included a criminal fine and civil settlements with the states and federal government. In addition, Abbott has agreed

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      As noted by jdsupra.com on June 11, 2012, "A recent headline announced that Abbott Laboratories must pay over $1.6 million for misbranding the prescription drug Depakote. The total included a criminal fine and civil settlements with the states and federal government. In addition, Abbott has agreed " (http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx?fid=9d37fdd0-7199-4690-a2bf-4dca14df6a24)
    • Safer Devices Bill - May 10, 2012 by AMA - Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients (S 2193 [http://thomas.loc.gov]) is cosponsored by Sen Jeff Merkley (D, Ore), Sen Herb Kohl (D, Wis), and Sen Chuck Grassley (R, Iowa). The bill would direct the FDA to issue a final Unique Device Identifier rule

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      As noted by AMA on May 10, 2012, "Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients (S 2193 [http://thomas.loc.gov]) is cosponsored by Sen Jeff Merkley (D, Ore), Sen Herb Kohl (D, Wis), and Sen Chuck Grassley (R, Iowa). The bill would direct the FDA to issue a final Unique Device Identifier rule " (http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/307/18/1904.1.short)
    • Valor Act boosts vets' opportunities - May 01, 2012 by Lowell Sun - Lawmakers are believed to be basing the veterans' rights bill off of the Valor Act (S 2193) dealing with access, livelihood, opportunity and resource issues facing veterans. The bill was released from the Veterans Affairs Committee on April 2 and referred

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      As noted by Lowell Sun on May 01, 2012, "Lawmakers are believed to be basing the veterans' rights bill off of the Valor Act (S 2193) dealing with access, livelihood, opportunity and resource issues facing veterans. The bill was released from the Veterans Affairs Committee on April 2 and referred " (http://www.lowellsun.com/todaysheadlines/ci_20520324/valor-act-boosts-vets-opportunities)
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