LYMEPOLICYWONK: Testing the IDSA’s Commitment
A recent article in the Greenwich Times addressing the "improper voting procedure” of the IDSA review panel contains a response from IDSA spokesman John Heys that the IDSA is "committed to ensuring the review panel conducts its review to the requirements of that action plan." Sounds a little boiler plate, huh? The next statement by Blumenthal though is more telling. He says that his office has yet to receive a response to the letter. That does not sound like much of a commitment. One has to wonder why it was necessary to write the letter of non-compliance in the first place and why the IDSA's only response to date has been to the press? "We hope there will be a response forthcoming shortly," Blumenthal said. So do we, so do we. . .
The article by Lisa Chamoff, “AG chides Lyme panel for not following settlment agreement”, is a good read generally. We always appreciate balanced coverage. To read the full article, click here.
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