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aid in easing some of the derivatives that are raising health care costs but can help to increase thevalue of medical inventions. Many of the scientific new advances in medicine are tough to decipher and produce into safe and effective medical treatments for patients and because of that products submitted to the FDA are on the decline and has been since 1997 ( ). There has been a problem widening the gap between the bench (regulations, policies etc.) and the bedside (patients, families) when everyone should be working together for the greater cause. The FDA can prepare today to ensure that product development is on the rise and how to address any concerns with the product or new technology based medical drug or food of tomorrows. REFERENCEPitts, P. J. (2008). FDA and the critical path to twenty-first-century medicine. The Journal Of Medicine And Philosophy, 33(5), 515-523. doi:10.1093/jmp/jhn021
Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA)The Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA) is an act that was passed in 1986 toensure that proper protocol was followed when transporting patients to and from certain medical proceedings such as appointments to doctors, specialists and medical facilities. The purpose of the EMTALA was to assist patients that are insured and not insured receive the same care and transportation. Some patient who were not insured were experiencing being ‘dumped” at certain facilities and not receiving the proper treatment. Some patients were transported to and from