You likely felt the ground shake a bit this week when the House Appropriations Committee released its FY16 funding language.
Right there in Section 266 on page 94, the language proposed the termination of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ):
With all of the attention lately about the desires in Congress to invest in research to advance the discovery of treatments for diseases – with hearings, news articles, and patients making trips to DC to be in the headlines across the country – this news came as quite a blow to many in the health research arena.
There is hope on the horizon. (more…)