Category Archives: Current Affairs

AIDS/HIV – Remembering and Learning from the Past

Yesterday marked the occasion of the commencement of the 19th International AIDS Conference being held here in Washington.  It is the first time a conference has been held in the U.S. for many years.  The theme for AIDS 2012 is … Continue reading

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Communications is a Process, Not an Event

Yesterday the Washington Post carried a story about the latest polling from the Pew Research Center regarding the Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.  Needless to say, for those of us in healthcare and for … Continue reading

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Politics, Public Affairs, Communications and the Affordable Care Act Decision

What does it all mean? A lot is being written about the Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act – more than we can digest. There is a good deal about the politics of the matter and several really … Continue reading

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Industry Responses to Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act

The Supremes finally let lose their long awaited new release yesterday.  It certainly followed that many, many people issued responses.  While a lot of those were noteworthy, and many not, for our purposes, here are excerpts from the ones that … Continue reading

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Perspectives on the Drug Shortage Issue

The issue of drug shortages has surfaced periodically in the news and in policy circles for months, prompting both FDA and the Administration to various actions. For some, it may be an abstract notion – the idea that some drugs … Continue reading

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