D.C. Week: $6 Trillion Healthcare Projection; FDA Criticism, Warning


FDA failed to react to evidence that fentanyl products were inappropriately prescribed

by Shannon Firth, Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today

WASHINGTON — Hefty new annual projections on healthcare spending emerge from the Center for Medicare; Medicaid Services (CMS), and the FDA takes heat over its handling of a fentanyl Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) program and warns on unproven young plasma infusion therapies.

CMS: Flood of Baby Boomers to Drive Growth in U.S. Health Spending

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Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master's of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.

She has traveled extensively, is a photographer, and writes on medical issues. Carol has three children RJ, Katherine, and Stephen - two daughters-in-law; Suzy and Katie - two granddaughters; Isabella Marianna and Zoe Olivia - and one grandson, Alexander Paul. She also shares her life with husband Gordon Duff, many cats, two rescue pups, and two guinea pigs.

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