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Holcombe’s E&C Testimony: PDUFA VI Will Take Patient-focused Drug Development to New Level

March 23, 2017 – In testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health yesterday, Biotechnology Industry Organization ... read more

Gottlieb Is “Known” Entity to Pharma Industry

March 20, 2017 – Although medical marketers are very familiar with Scott Gottlieb, President Donald Trump’s choice for the top ... read more

Industry Groups Oppose Oregon Bill Calling for Advertising Price Disclosure

March 9, 2017 – Four major advertising and media industry groups have issued a joint letter opposing an Oregon bill ... read more

Trump Needs to Take a Closer Look at FDA Performance

March 8, 2017 – In an open letter to President Donald Trump, Pharmalot’s Ed Silverman asks that before Trump criticizes ... read more

Industry Peacekeeping with President Trump Holds Promise But Portends Danger

By John Kamp, Executive Director, Coalition for Healthcare Communication [Editor’s Note: This “The Final Word” column appeared in the February ... read more

Citizen Petition Calls on FDA to Stay Final Rule Establishing “Totality of the Evidence” Standard for Intended Use

Feb. 24, 2017 – The FDA recently published a final rule on intended use and adequate directions for use that ... read more

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About the Coalition

“Congress shall make no law…
abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press”
-First Amendment, Constitution of the United States

Mission

To promote and protect the benefit, for society and individual patient care, of the free flow of healthcare information. Learn More >>

Coalition’s Role

  1. To defend the rights of medical professionals and consumers to receive appropriate healthcare information.
  2. To act to prevent or reverse actions interfering with the free flow of healthcare information. Learn More >>

Advocacy Objectives

Ensure that government laws and regulations:

  1. Protect the First Amendment right of the healthcare industry and clinicians to disseminate and receive data about health-related products and services.
  2. Facilitate the ability of companies to freely communicate factual and truthful information about their products and services to healthcare providers and patients.

Facing the Issues

CHC campaigns to prevent interference with the conduct of continuing healthcare education, while supporting adherence to strict rules protecting the quality of the process. Learn More >>

Coalition Members

The adage “there is strength in numbers” rings true for the Coalition. Its membership is made up of organizations and industry leaders that share common interests and goals. Thus, the Coalition’s track record in making a positive difference has been excellent. Learn More >>

Among the Coalition’s members are the American Association of Advertising Agencies and the Association of Medical Media.

Coalition for Healthcare Communication Executive Committee

The Coalition is very fortunate to have some of our industry’s most esteemed leaders on its Executive Committee.Learn More >>