Regulatory/Legal
Sep 14, 2006
The Chicago Tribune reports that two executives of Abtox (Mundelein, IL) have been sentenced today for their roles in selling to hospitals unapproved...
Sep 13, 2006
FDA has issued a warning letter to Medtronic about problems associated with catheters used with implantable drug pumps, Bloomberg News reports. The agency...
Sep 12, 2006
Stanford University Medical Center (Palo Alto, CA) has a new policy banning all gifts, even the most minor ones, to its doctors from drug and device industry...
Sep 06, 2006
Health Hombre, the blog written by reimbursement expert and MD...
Sep 05, 2006
CMS Administrator Mark McClellan has announced his resignation, according to modernhealthcare.com. Speculation that McClelland wanted to pursue ...
Aug 31, 2006
FDA is revisiting the 10-year old regulation that allows unapproved clinical emergency research in conditions when patient consent isn't possible. The Human...
Aug 30, 2006
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Aug 28, 2006
At FDA's request, a federal court issued a warrant for seizure of four models of Alaris Signature Edition Gold infusion pumps. The pumps, made by Alaris, a...
Aug 25, 2006
The third-party inspection program, authorized in MDUFMA, hasn't taken off as expected. FDA is now preparing to collect information on it in order to determine...
Aug 15, 2006
FDA announced that on October 10 it will hold a public meeting on FDA-regulated products containing nanotechnology materials. The agency wants to learn what...