Medical Innovation

Drs. Margaret Hamburg of the Food and Drug Administration and Francis Collins of the National Institutes of Health testified on actions… read more

Drs. Margaret Hamburg of the Food and Drug Administration and Francis Collins of the National Institutes of Health testified on actions their agencies are taking to advance the field of medicine. Topics included ways to speed up the process between discovery of new products and their availability to doctors and the public, maintaining safety standards, and the impact of *sequestration.

*Sequestration, a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was part of a debt ceiling and tax increase agreement for the Budget Control Act of 2011 and began March 1, 2013. close

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Program ID:
324728-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 10, 2015 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 17, 2015 | 6:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 10, 2015 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2015 | 9:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 11, 2015 | 4:29am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 13, 2015 | 6:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 15, 2015 | 2:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 17, 2015 | 6:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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