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Get the FDA Out of the Way
29:37
July 2, 2020
Christina Herrin of the Heartland Institute and Naomi Lopez and Christina Sandefur of the Goldwater Institute discuss the need to excel patient freedom and get FDA out of the way. During a crisis, it is crucial that doctors and patients are in control of their health care, not the government. Currently, there is no approved treatment for COVID-19, but there are potential options for patients to use off label medicine that have already been approved by FDA for treating other ailments as long as FDA doesn't act as a barrier. Get the scoop by following @_Free2Choose on twitter and stay up to date with our latest Free to Choose Medicine video interviews.

26:53
July 29, 2020
Christina Herrin, director of Free to Choose Medicine, discusses the impacts of government regulation limiting treatment options for COVID-19 patients with Joseph Brewer, M.D. Doctors are advocating for patient freedom and the right for doctors and patients to have the freedom to choose medicines that might save their lives. Currently, federal red tape is creating a barrier to treatment, and is limiting the freedom doctors have to treat their patients. Bio: Joseph Brewer, MD Plaza Infectious Disease St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri Infectious Disease Specialist Medical Director of Infection Prevention, St. Luke’s Hospital Dr. Brewer has been in practice for over 3 decades. The primary focus is direct patient care, although Dr. Brewer has been involved in numerous clinical research projects over the years, as well.
 
2:35:24
July 15, 2020
Dave Racer, MLitt, warns that the U.S. health care system is a recession away from collapsing the private health insurance market. Many politicians say it is time for government to take over. Instead, Dave Racer (DaveRacer.com) shows how to connect the dots among the five key health care elements: patients, employers, providers (physicians, hospitals, and other providers), payers, and government. Dave describes a new, patient-friendlier marketplace, one in which the patient will drive the market, demanding competitive pricing with improved quality and outcomes. In this new marketplace, secrecy in pricing will be eliminated, patients will choose their providers instead of the insurance company, physicians will be able to go independent, hospital prices will fall, and new insurance companies will enter the market. And more, much more.
 
2:06:04
July 14, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to surge across the population, many Americans are finding they lack the right to try medicines that could potentially save their lives. Kris Held, M.D. joins the show to discuss why patients deserve the opportunity to take medicines that can save their lives. Specifically, Held discusses hydroxychloroquine and all the benefits it offers to COVID-19 patients.
 
1:10:03
July 6, 2020
Michael J. A. Robb, M.D. joins Free to Choose Medicine Director Christina Herrin to discuss COVID-19. Their conversation focuses on patient rights during the pandemic. Should patients have access to medicines that carry risks if there's a chance it will save their lives? Dr. Robb and Christina discuss this question and more.
 
29:37
July 2, 2020
Christina Herrin of the Heartland Institute and Naomi Lopez and Christina Sandefur of the Goldwater Institute discuss the need to excel patient freedom and get FDA out of the way. During a crisis, it is crucial that doctors and patients are in control of their health care, not the government. Currently, there is no approved treatment for COVID-19, but there are potential options for patients to use off label medicine that have already been approved by FDA for treating other ailments as long as FDA doesn't act as a barrier. Get the scoop by following @_Free2Choose on twitter and stay up to date with our latest Free to Choose Medicine video interviews.
 
7:03
June 18, 2020
Dr. Jane Orient explains why she's leading the charge to bring hydroxychloroquine to more patients as fast as possible to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Orient also talks about all the ways our health care system is failing coronavirus patients who could be saved.
 
1:40:10
April 27, 2020
In this briefing, you are going to hear from some of the best experts in the country on what we need to do about COVID-19 and how to save America from this economic challenge — while also protecting those most vulnerable to the coronavirus. Both goals are achievable with the right policies. Read the report this briefing is based on here: https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/return-to-normal-getting-our-states-back-to-work-quickly-and-safely
 
11:27
February 14, 2020
Everyone knows that the free-market provides goods and services more efficiently than government. Many don't know why. In this Flashes of Freedom, we break down the subconscious decisions that destroy government efficiency.
 
11:27
July 24, 2019
Justin Haskins, executive editor at The Heartland Institute, join Tucker Carlson to expose Kamala Harris' single payer health care lies to the American people. Justin also tears Bernie Sander's apart for failing to pay his employees $15 an hour.
 
13:37
June 12, 2019
The Tradeoff Evaluation Drug Database (TEDD) is a crucial aspect of Free to Choose Medicine that allows patients and doctors to judge if the benefits from a new drug exceeds the benefits from an approved drug and is worth the risk. For this to work, patients and doctors would need relevant, up-to-date information about drugs in the Free to Choose Medicine track. This real-world data would be accessible on the internet through a Tradeoff Evaluation Drug Database, or TEDD. TEDD would store anonymous patient experience in real time and enable that information to be accessible for doctors, patients, and researchers alike. Free To Choose Medicine's TEDD enables patients to achieve life-changing, or even life-saving, treatment results not otherwise available.
 
6:04
May 14, 2019
Justin Haskins, executive editor at The Heartland Institute, joins "Varney and Co." on the Fox Business Network to discus socialism vs. capitalism.
 
56:44
April 18, 2019
Ed Hudgins, research director at The Heartland Institute, explains why Free to Choose Medicine can save millions of lives at heartland's CPAC 2019 breakout session.