Tag: Ted Kennedy

Seton Hall Law Remembers Ted Kennedy

Filed in Uncategorized by on August 28, 2009 1 Comment

Senator Ted Kennedy with Congressman Peter Rodino, before the Judiciary Committee– of which Rodino was Chair. Peter Rodino served as a member of the House of Representatives from 1949 to 1989–at which time he retired to a Professorship at Seton Hall Law until his death in 2005. Senator Kennedy worked often with Peter Rodino. In […]

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Senate Compromise on Public Plan Begins to Emerge. Half-a-loaf?

The Associated Press reports that a possible compromise has emerged in the Senate with regard to the “public plan” for health insurance: The compromise offered by Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., would create health care cooperatives owned by groups of residents and small businesses, similar to how electric or other cooperatives operate. They’d be nonprofit, and […]

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FDA Scientists Say FDA is “Fundamentally [More] Broken”

Just this last week we posted that a group of nine FDA scientists from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health– which is responsible for medical devices ranging from stents and breast implants to MRIs and other imaging machinery-authored a letter which asserted that “The FDA is “fundamentally broken” and requires reforms.” We wrote: With […]

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FDA Scientists Say that FDA is “Fundamentally Broken”

“The FDA is “fundamentally broken” and requires reforms, according to a letter sent to the transition team of President-elect Barack Obama by nine agency scientists, Dow Jones reports.” (Kaiser.org 1/8/08). With what A.P refers to as an “unusually blunt letter,” the group of federal scientists contacted “John Podesta, head of the transition team, as well […]

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Kennedy Steps Down, Obama Steps Up EMR Spending Plan, and Study Shows Disparity in the Treatment of Women

Filed in Electronic Medical Records by on December 9, 2008 0 Comments

Ted Kennedy steps down from the Senate Judiciary Committee to focus on Health Care reform. “As chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, I expect to lead a very full agenda in the next Congress, including working with President Obama to guarantee affordable health care, at long last, for every American,” said […]

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