5 Increasing the use of International Regulatory Best Practices Strengthening Ethical Business Practices Improving Patient Access to Care and Innovative Care Management Regulatory Coherence and Convergence Ethics & Compliance Health Care Access Implement whole-of-government Regulatory Coherence policies including Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA), Transparency, and Central Regulatory Review (CRR) Take leadership role in the development, adoption, and implementation of high- standard ethical industry practices Improve health system management Engage in bilateral, regional and international regulatory cooperation and harmonization Strengthen and harmonize industry codes of ethics through an Inter-American Coalition Modernize public procurement policies Leverage international standards and conformity assessment tools to improve the quality of public administration Measure and maximize adherence to codes and strengthen alignment of practices with non-industry stakeholders Ensure Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is utilized in transparent, fair manner that promotes access to care and quality healthcare HTA IMAGE HSM IMAGE