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Ready for Cures

About Ready for Cures

Ready for Cures is dedicated to improving access to life-saving medicines and fostering a public policy environment that supports healthcare innovation.

Waning budgets for scientific research and outdated regulatory policies create challenges in providing people and communities the best healthcare possible. With your help, we can show elected officials that it’s time to support science and remove the barriers that continue to stand between life-saving medications and the patients who need them the most.

"Ready for Cures" reflects the growing sentiment that policy challenges across the healthcare system are stifling the full potential of today’s scientific breakthroughs and that Americans are truly ready for cures.

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Some Important Facts About Drug Importation
The cost of healthcare, including prescription drugs, is on the minds of patients across the country.
Clinical Trials are the Pathway to Medical Innovation
The FDA’s current process for how clinical trials are conducted has been in place for 60 years.
The Best Solutions by the Brightest Minds
When it comes to discovering new cures, we need the brightest minds and strongest talent to deliver solutions in need.
For A Chance at Better Health Outcomes, the Time to Act is Now
The Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) is an important law that most people have never heard of.
Pfizer CEO Delivers National Press Club Address
Pfizer Chief Executive Officer Ian Read addressed the National Press Club in a candid conversation about the current and future state of health care – including the risks of drug discovery and development, the economic contributions of the pharmaceutical industry, and barriers to affordable health care.
We Can’t Let Congress Turn Back the Clock
Chances are you’ve never heard of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), but it’s a law that has a big impact on how fast patients and families get access to new, safe medicines.
The FDA Needs to Hear From You!
At Pfizer, patients come first. That’s why it’s critical that we hear from patients like you to learn what you need – now and in the future – when it comes to developing safe and effective new medicines.
Alzheimer's disease is crippling America.
It is the sixth leading cause of death in America and it costs the nation $226 billion each year.
The American Health System
The American health system is inefficient, fragmented and governed by outdated insurance.
Everyone Is Frustrated With Healthcare
Everyone is frustrated with healthcare and the constant finger pointing that goes along with it. We all have a common enemy in this debate and it is illness. Americans are suffering physically, mentally, emotionally and financially because of how we finance healthcare.
Policy Challenges
Regulatory policies can accelerate research, availability of generic medicines and allow information sharing that empowers the best decision-making for patient care.

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