Navigation Links
Boston Scientific Welcomes House Passage of National Pain Care Policy Act
Date:3/31/2009

NATICK, Mass., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today welcomed passage of the National Pain Care Policy Act of 2009 by the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation, which was introduced by Rep. Lois Capps (D-California) and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Michigan), will help evaluate the current state of chronic pain care in the United States.

A companion to the House bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Chris Dodd (D-Connecticut) on March 19.

Both bills expand research by the Pain Consortium at the National Institutes of Health on the causes and potential treatments for pain, provide greater education and training for health care professionals, create a national pain management public awareness campaign, and call on the Institute of Medicine to convene a conference on pain care.

"These bills are important to pain patients and the health care professionals who serve them," said Ramsin Benyamin, MD, DABIPP, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Illinois. "As a pain physician, I applaud Congress for advancing the understanding of chronic pain and its debilitating effect on millions of patients."

"We are very pleased that the House of Representatives passed the National Pain Care Policy Act, acknowledging the importance of proper pain care," said Michael Onuscheck, President of Boston Scientific's Neuromodulation business. "As a leader in this industry, Boston Scientific believes it is critical to improve care for pain patients. We hope that the swift passage by the House will send a strong message to the Senate of the importance of passing this legislation, and we will continue to work to achieve that goal for the millions suffering from chronic pain."


'/>"/>

SOURCE Boston Scientific Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Boston Micromachines Multi-DM Named One of the Years Most Innovative Products
2. Boston University School of Medicine researcher recipient of Memory Ride Grant
3. Success of Shape-Up Somerville Childhood Obesity Intervention to be Presented at the Friedman School Symposium at Tufts, October 29-31, 2007 - Boston
4. AAHFNs 2008 Annual Meeting in Boston Will Be Raising the Bar in Heart Failure Care
5. Families Invited to Celebrate Shire Day at Boston Childrens Museum
6. Boston Scientific Announces New Initiatives to Increase Shareholder Value
7. Boston Scientific Announces Additions to Clinical Sciences Organization
8. Boston University School of Medicine physician receives award from AATOD
9. Boston Scientific Announces Verdict in Cordis Litigation
10. Boston Scientific Announces Sale of Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery Businesses
11. Boston Scientific and GE Healthcare Announce their First Patient Data Link to Electronic Medical Record
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... Physicians in China are most eagerly awaiting a ... lymphoma (NHL), according to a new report from ... MabThera is the only biologic available to treat diffuse ... NHL. , According to Kantar Health’s report, “Biosimilars in ... in China has been growing and is expected to ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 Give a loved one the ... of health and vitality. , For a limited time, ... anti-aging formulas in special Holiday Wellness gift packages at ... , Each bottle contains cutting-edge, proven nutritional support for ... as well as we age. , Joint ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... December 22, 2014 7,178 small business ... of Black Friday shopping and opted instead to join ... education company, for their 5th annual “Black Friday Boot ... just $7 to attend the 5 hour online training ... promptly donated to support two Central Texas based charities ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... NAPW honors Cheryl A. ... Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for ... organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually ... Women is a vibrant networking community with over 600,000 ... is passionate and committed to best practices that support ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... December 22, 2014 In this ... segmented by power source, product, and application. The ... battery-powered, and pneumatic instruments. By product, the market ... accessories segments. The handpieces market is further subdivided ... suction coagulators, laparoscopic instruments, shavers, wire/pin drivers, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Physicians in China See Most Significant Demand for MabThera Biosimilar 2Health News:Physicians in China See Most Significant Demand for MabThera Biosimilar 3Health News:You Still Have Time to Give the Gift of Health and Vitality to a Mature Loved One 2Health News:Austin Company Digital Marketer Raises 100K to Fight Childhood Cancer 2Health News:Austin Company Digital Marketer Raises 100K to Fight Childhood Cancer 3Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Cheryl A. Kreider, President / CEO of Kreider Health Solutions, LLC, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:Global Powered Surgical Instruments Market Hit to $2.1 billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Global Powered Surgical Instruments Market Hit to $2.1 billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Global Powered Surgical Instruments Market Hit to $2.1 billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... Sotomayor has more judicial experience than any Supreme Court nominee ... to be a Supreme Court justice is a moment of ... mother, I can say to my daughter that all dreams ... of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation,s leading ...
... Organic Retailer Hits Milestone in Program to Help ... Nation,s Credit CrunchAUSTIN, Texas, May 26 Whole ... leading natural and organic foods supermarket, announced today ... producers throughout the United States with $2.5 million ...
... 26 The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Illinois, ... and advocate of type 1 diabetes research worldwide, ... Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX ), its "Best ... Board of Directors, on the International Board, and ...
... Medicine (BUSM) and Boston University School of Public Health ... by indication in observational studies, meaning when the validity ... is not straightforward to determine which method of adjustment, ... and precise estimate of effect. The study appears online ...
... May 26, 2009 New findings by researchers UT ... infections that afflict a third of the world,s population. ... upcoming issue of the Proceedings of the National ... that controls development and reproduction of Caenorhabditis elegans, a ...
... is.WESTFIELD, Ind., May 26 maxIT Healthcare LLC ... providers, scored the highest results in the staff ... KLAS, one of the healthcare industry,s leading associations. ... and professionals published in February of 2009 by ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Whole Foods Market(R) Lends $2.5 Million to Local Growers, Producers and Food Artisans 2Health News:Whole Foods Market(R) Lends $2.5 Million to Local Growers, Producers and Food Artisans 3Health News:JDRF Illinois Names Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman 'Best of Illinois' for His Efforts to Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes 2Health News:BUSM researchers find no adjustment method fully resolves confounding by indication 2Health News:Researchers gain ground in efforts to fight parasite infection 2Health News:Is There a Meaningful Difference Between Healthcare IT Consulting Firms for Staff Augmentation? 2Health News:Is There a Meaningful Difference Between Healthcare IT Consulting Firms for Staff Augmentation? 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... Calif. , Dec, 22, 2014  Eiger ... Phase 2a study of lonafarnib in patients with ... was conducted at the National Institutes of Health ... .  The double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled, dose ascending ... twice daily and 200 mg twice daily for ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 19, 2014  In the Friday, December 19 edition of ... dedicated to Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) features Konica Minolta, the company ... in partnership with several leading healthcare organizations. In ... major metropolitan markets, such as New York , ... Baltimore , Minneapolis and ...
(Date:12/19/2014)...  Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCQB:  ADMD), ... the development of brachytherapy devices and medical isotopes ... a Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) Proof of ... is the commercialization partner.  The award was made ... titled "Optimized Injectable Radiogels for High-dose Therapy of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Eiger Bio Announces Positive Data in Patients Infected with Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) Treated with Lonafarnib - Results Presented at American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Meeting 2Eiger Bio Announces Positive Data in Patients Infected with Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) Treated with Lonafarnib - Results Presented at American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Meeting 3USA Today Supplement Featuring Konica Minolta Focuses on Impact of Healthcare IT 2Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Awarded LSDF Grant As Commercialization Partner 2Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Awarded LSDF Grant As Commercialization Partner 3
... be Presented, PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 4 ... nine clinical abstracts for ipilimumab,an investigational anti-CTLA-4 antibody, ... presentations at the 33rd Congress of the European ... 2008 in Stockholm.,Many of the following abstracts will ...
... for Targeted Therapies ... Benefits of Personalized Treatment HUNTINGTON BEACH, ... leader in molecular cancer diagnostics,today announced the launch of ... determine the gene expression levels of,the estrogen receptor (ER), ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Medarex Announces Presentations at the 33rd Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology 2Medarex Announces Presentations at the 33rd Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology 3Agendia Launches TargetPrint(R) for Breast Cancer Patients 2
... Care Xpress is an innovative, stat analyzer ... hematology with on-board co-oximetry and integrated data ... Measured tests include pH, PCO 2 , ... and hemoglobin, sodium, potassium, chloride, ionized calcium, ...
... Kohden developed the world's first ... was completely AC powered in ... developed a number of standard ... measuring systems, such as a ...
... in Digital EEG ,The company that ... presents the latest addition to the ... This innovative system incorporates the latest ... information management to offer you unprecedented ...
Optoelectronic stimulator, "ganzfeld" stimulations for flash VEP, flash ERG and sensory EOG. Pattern stimulations for ERG and VEP, multifocal stimulations for ERG and VEP, complies with international...
Medicine Products: