Monthly Archives: May 2009

Hee-Hee! Ha-Ha! White Elephants…

Well, she had to get us started by laughing about the “white elephant” in the room – was it true that our Certified Laughter Leader’s last name really was, “Hee”? Barbara Hee?

Posted in Issue 57 - Summer 2009

Comparative effectiveness research should inform decision making

Are patients swimming in a sea of health information? Or are they drowning in it?

Posted in Clinical Research, Treatment and Medication

You’re Sick. Now What? Knowledge Is Power.

Are patients swimming in a sea of health information? Or are they drowning in it?

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Opportunity, Resources, and Affordability: Multistakeholder Perspectives

THE FUTURE OF BIOLOGICS, PART I On two occasions last year, the Jefferson School of Population Health convened a National Advisory Board of scientists and opinion leaders from key stakeholder groups at a high-level forum to explore different perspectives and

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IPPF Advocacy Partners Weigh in on Health Care Reform

In our continuing effort to provide a united voice for people with chronic diseases and disabilities, today the National Health Council submitted comments to the Senate Finance Committee in response to their recent Policy Options paper “Transforming the Health Care

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Best Questions to Ask a Charity

Nonprofits need you more acutely than ever, but some use your dollars more effectively than others. Next time you get hit up to give, hit ‘em with these questions. (You can find the answers to many of them at charitynavigator.org

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Reforming Health Care Should Also Involve YOU!

  My staff and I plan to use these messages as a way to directly communicate about important issues and opportunities, and today I have some encouraging updates about health care reform. The Vice President and I just met with

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Consensus statement on definitions of disease, end points, and therapeutic response for pemphigus

 PRESIDENT’S PROGRAM AAI President’s Address  Dr.Weiss Generously supported by Genentech, Inc.Friday, May 8, 5:00 PM — WSCTC Room 6BCArthur Weiss, HHMI, University of California, San Francisco, AAI PresidentTCR signal transduction: opening the black boxGary A. Koretzky, University of Pennsylvania School

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Rituxan, Multiple Sclerosis and Hope in Autoimmune Disease

 PRESIDENT’S PROGRAM AAI President’s Address  Dr.Weiss Generously supported by Genentech, Inc.Friday, May 8, 5:00 PM — WSCTC Room 6BCArthur Weiss, HHMI, University of California, San Francisco, AAI PresidentTCR signal transduction: opening the black boxGary A. Koretzky, University of Pennsylvania School

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New Bill Offers Medicare Reimbursement Fix for Intravenous Immune Globulin

PRESIDENT’S PROGRAM AAI President’s Address Dr.Weiss Generously supported by Genentech, Inc.Friday, May 8, 5:00 PM — WSCTC Room 6BCArthur Weiss, HHMI, University of California, San Francisco, AAI PresidentTCR signal transduction: opening the black boxGary A. Koretzky, University of Pennsylvania School

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