Leading Children's Hospitals Issue Statement of Support for The Promoting Life-Saving New Therapies for Neonates Act
A group of leading children's hospitals sent a letter of support yesterday to Reps. Billy Long (R-MO) and Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) thanking them for introducing the Promoting Life Saving New Therapies for Neonates Act of 2015 (H.R. 5182). The letter was signed by seven children's hospitals including: Cheyenne Children’s Clinic (WY), Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics (MO), Nationwide Children’s Hospital (OH), and St. Louis Children's Hospital. "On behalf of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, whose doctors and nurses make the protection of newborn lives their personal and professional calling, we thank you for introducing this important legislation and encourage your colleagues to join this worthy effort," they write.
National Perinatal Association Issues Statement of Support for The Promoting Life-Saving New Therapies for Neonates Act
Today, the National Perinatal Association (NPA) issued a formal position of support for both the Senate and House versions of the Promoting Life-Saving New Therapies for Neonates Act. The NPA is a non-profit organization dedicated to giving a voice to the needs of pregnant women, infants, their families, and their healthcare providers to generate a positive impact on perinatal care in the United States. Support from the NPA's diverse membership adds to the growing support for the bill among the patient and health professional communities.