Health Security Act of 1993: Hearings Before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, on Examining the Administration's Proposed Health Security Act, to Establish Comprehensive Health Care for Every American, Teil 3

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Seite 183 - This report focuses mainly on the economic side of the R&D process. Pharmaceutical R&D is an investment, and the principal characteristic of an investment is that money is spent today in the hopes of generating even more money in the future. Pharmaceutical R&D is a risky investment; therefore, high financial returns are necessary to induce companies to invest in researching new chemical entities.
Seite 149 - PL 95-471 and the proposed amendments. We are deeply indebted to all of you for the interest and concern you've shown toward Indian Education as a whole and for your special help to the tribally...
Seite 164 - SENATOR DODD Senator DODD. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Let me begin by thanking you for holding this hearing...
Seite 296 - It seems to me that the safest and most prudent of bets to lay money on is surprise. There is a very high probability that whatever astonishes us in biology today will turn out to be usable, and useful, tomorrow. This, I think, is the established record of science itself, over the past two hundred years, and we ought to have more confidence in the process.
Seite 268 - ... services which will be needed in the days to come. In presenting our testimony, we would recall to you the words of the President in his speech at Bethesda, Md., last October. He said, "The total defense which this Nation seeks involves a great deal more than building airplanes, ships, guns, and bombs. We cannot be a strong Nation unless we are a healthy Nation.
Seite 112 - ... still have large opportunities to wring out expense. Increasingly important, he said, will be reliance on clinical guidelines that reflect research, done locally or nationally, on what sequences of tests and treatments yield the best results for particular conditions. Still, Dr. Beck said, "At some point there will be tradeoffs between cost and quality.
Seite 268 - We cannot be a strong nation unless we are a healthy nation. And so we must recruit not only men and women and materials but also knowledge and science in the service of national strength.
Seite 15 - ... injuries - essential to ensure that new problems are identified early, that contact tracing and partner notification occur effectively, and that sources of infectious exposures are removed. (3) environmental protection — essential to safeguard the physical and social environment (eg, water, food, workplace, housing) against causes of disease. (4) public education and community mobilization - essential to prevent major causes of premature death and disability that are behavioral and societal...
Seite 207 - Mr. Chairman, that concludes my prepared Statement. I will be pleased to respond to any questions that you or other Members of the Committee may have.
Seite 9 - ESSENTIAL COMMUNITY PROVIDERS WE ARE PLEASED THAT THE CONCEPT OF ESSENTIAL COMMUNITY PROVIDER IS INCLUDED IN THE LEGISLATION BUT ARE TROUBLED BY THE LACK OF SPECIFICITY FOR COUNTY FACILITY ELIGIBILITY AUTOMATIC DESIGNATION IS GIVEN TO CERTAIN RECIPIENTS OF FEDERAL DISCRETIONARY HEALTH FUNDS SINCE MOST LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENTS RECEIVE MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH OR RYAN WHITE AIDS FUNDS. WE ASSUME THAT MANY OF THEM WILL RECEIVE AUTOMATIC FEDERAL DESIGNATION.

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