TITLE

SCHROEDER LECTURE FDA: PROTECTING AND ADVANCING AMERICA'S HEALTH

AUTHOR(S)
McClellan, Mark B.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer2004, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p357
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
Presents a speech by U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner Mark B. McClellan, delivered at the Case Western Reserve University's Schroeder Lecture, October 7, 2003. Concern over the increasing medical spending and access to quality care; Factors responsible for the high prices of medicines in the U.S. compared to other countries; Adverse effects of the liability system on medical care.
ACCESSION #
14497483

 

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