A pro-patient, pro-public health agenda for the regulation of medical products should, among other things: (a) ensure that these products are safe and effective for their intended uses; (b) maximize transparency regarding regulatory actions and the data used to support those actions; (c) spur the development of new treatments that truly meet the health needs of patients throughout the world; (d) minimize both industry bias in the development of medical products and industry influence on prescribing practices; and (e) ensure that medical products are affordable for all patients who need them and for society.Read more
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CRITical Thinking is a blog written by staff, directors, and friends of the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT), a joint program of Yale Law School, Yale School of Public Health, and Yale School of Medicine. CRIT's mission is to promote health by improving the integrity and transparency of biomedical and clinical research. This blog is published by and reflects the personal views of the individual authors, in their individual capacities. It does not purport to represent Yale University's institutional views, if any. No representation is made about the accuracy of the information, which solely constitutes the authors’ personal views on issues discussed. The information contained in this blog is provided only as general information and personal opinions, and blog topics may be updated after being initially posted.