Posts Tagged ‘ gold standard ’

David Sawyer Taking his Message to YouTube

Aug 31st, 2012 | By
David Sawyer Taking his Message to YouTube

“I’m not shutting up until they stop murdering women,” says David Sawyer. Sawyer along with his wife Teresa have just formed the nonprofit group TVTNo.org to help women who are suffering financial losses due to the disabling injuries associated with transvaginal mesh. Part of the group’s mission statement is to bring more attention to the
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Suffering in Silence No More: Lisa Pashenee Takes Her Vaginal Mesh Protest Public

Jul 5th, 2012 | By
Suffering in Silence No More: Lisa Pashenee Takes Her Vaginal Mesh Protest Public

Lisa Elford-Pashenee was mad as heck and didn’t want to take it anymore. She was tired of unresolved questions about her vaginal mesh complications, about a succession of doctors who denied she had a problem, and about a California HMO that denied her a referral to a doctor who could help remove the mesh. In
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Consumer Alert- Walks Like News, Quacks Like News- Must be News? Wrong

Jun 19th, 2012 | By
Consumer Alert- Walks Like News, Quacks Like News- Must be News? Wrong

Op-Ed – June 19, 2012 ~ Editors Note- * -As someone who worked in the mainstream news for 25 years I know how it used to work. That was before the 500 channel universe and all eyeballs abandoned newspapers to go online. But the profitable business models for news – both print and broadcast –
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We hope you find this a helpful resource. National News Editor, Jane Akre, began MDND with the hope of providing the latest news, information and perspective from the regulatory, industry and patient point of view, something that goes under-reported in much of the coverage of medical devices. The public is just now becoming aware that many devices do not undergo the same scrutiny as prescription drugs and are instead grandfathered in under an FDA loophole that has gone largely unchanged since the 1970s. As a result, patients become the post-market clinical trial subjects, and many suffer devastating and permanent injuries.