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Trump Administration ‘Open For Business’ On Drug Imports From Canada

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). A year after calling proposals allowing Americans to import cheaper drugs from Canada a “gimmick,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said the federal government is “open for business” on such a strategy. Azar announced a preliminary plan Wednesday to allow Americans to… Read More »

Trump administration proposes first rule on health-care cost transparency – Washington Post

The Trump administration proposed a rule Monday that would require hospitals to post online the health-care prices they have negotiated with insurers, about a month after President Trump signed an executive order aiming to give Americans more information about the cost of health services. Health insurers and providers have fiercely opposed having to publicly reveal… Read More »

Harvard Medical School Dean George Daley voices concerns about new Trump administration restrictions on use of fetal tissue in research

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new restrictions on government-funded research conducted on fetal tissue. The department said it would end such research conducted at the National Institutes of Health and terminate a $ 2 million contract it had for similar work conducted at the University of California… Read More »

Trump administration updates AI strategy, with emphasis on transparency, data integrity

In its update to its National Artificial Intelligence Research And Development Strategic Plan, the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy has set new objectives for federal AI research. WHY IT MATTERSThe strategic plan boils down to eight strategies for how government can better enable development of safe and effective AI and machine learning… Read More »