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Arthritis Industry Forum 2015

The Arthritis Foundation Makes an Impact at 2015 Industry Gathering

Ann Palmer Arthritis Industry ForumThe 2015 Arthritis Industry Forum (AIF) was held Oct. 7-8 in Washington, DC, convening stakeholders from the pharmaceutical, biotech and academic fields – along with federal agency and Capitol Hill staff – to discuss vital policy issues around arthritis. Presentations ranged from fascinating discussion about the future of identifying biomarkers on individualized treatment regimens to a profoundly moving photography collection depicting people with disabilities boldly expressing their beauty and strength.

Arthritis Foundation CEO Ann Palmer spoke about the organization’s continued growth since last year’s forum, as well as increased efficiencies and effectiveness. “My vision is that we become the Amazon.com for the arthritis community,” said Palmer, “a one-stop personalized destination for those affected by the disease to find resources, connect with their local communities, receive tailored help and get the advice they need to overcome everyday battles.”

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Arthritis Foundation Registry Workshop Ushers in a New Scientific Strategy

For people with arthritis, they’ve only wanted one thing since their diagnosis: a cure. At the Arthritis Foundation, we want the same thing.

With that in mind, last week we convened the who’s who of registry experts from around the world for the Arthritis Foundation Registry Workshop: Improving Health Outcomes for People with Arthritis. The goal of the workshop was to find common ground for how registries can work together to improve health outcomes for people with arthritis and related diseases. This important work is helping more people become a Champion of Yes.

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