Prescription Drugs and Medical Advances

Secretary Sylvia Burwell and other government and private sector health care leaders testified about ongoing medical community efforts to… read more

Secretary Sylvia Burwell and other government and private sector health care leaders testified about ongoing medical community efforts to improve and develop and new treatments and cures. The witnesses offered suggestions for making systems work better, faster, and cheaper. They stressed the importance of fostering public-private partnerships, improving and broadening databases of patient information, and assisting new doctors, scientists, and innovators with the costly educational burdens in pursuing careers in the field.

The 21st Century Cures Initiative was an effort by the House Energy and Commerce Committee to speed up the innovation and commercialization of new medical treatments. This roundtable was held to discuss ideas the committee had gathered in field hearings over the previous months. close

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Program ID:
321408-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 2014 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Oct 13, 2014 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 10, 2014 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Sep 18, 2014 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 18, 2014 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 19, 2014 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2014 | 2:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2014 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 13, 2014 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 13, 2014 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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