Health / Posted on February, 14 2011 / Author: Jessica Bylander
Coping with an increasingly global device and drug industry will require a paradigm shift that relies less on FDA’s own staff and more on data and resource sharing with other countries, the agency says.
Health / Posted on February, 10 2011 / Author: Catherine Larkin and Anna Edney
U.S. regulators plan to outsource more inspections of overseas factories within the next decade after criticism from Congress about a lack of oversight for food and drugs made in other countries.
Health / Posted on February, 10 2011
Reauthorization of FDA user fees, scheduled for consideration by Congress next year, is expected to pass on a largely bipartisan basis and is unlikely to involve the kind of political controversy currently surrounding the Obama administration’s healthcare legislation.
Health / Posted on October, 6 2010 / Author: Matt Hrodey
Wisconsin Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin is a leader in the effort to reopen the national health care debate in the arena of critical care – emergency or life-sustaining care provided in emergency rooms or intensive care units. The effort is led by a national panel of specialists and advocates, the Roundtable on U.S. Critical Care Policy. A lobbying firm employed by the group says its members formed in part because they felt critical care was overlooked in the reform of America’s health care system.