Regulatory and Legal
Apr 07, 2014
The granddaddy of the surgical robots is getting an update. Intuitive Surgical has announced FDA approval and the official U.S. release of the da Vinci Xi, the...
Mar 28, 2014
The Molecular and Clinical Genetics Panel of FDA's Medical Device Advisory Committee has recommended approval of the Cologuard, a home-based, noninvasive...
Mar 10, 2014
“Who here likes the healthcare they receive now?” 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki asked a crowd at her SXSW 2014 keynote. She looked confident the audience...
Jan 21, 2014
In today’s world – whether at work or at home – I’d be lost without the smartphone that helps me do so much more than just communicate...
Jan 17, 2014
    Imagine this scenario: A patient comes into the ER with a life-threatening medical complication. The doctor needs immediate access to a...
Dec 04, 2013
  The best way to sum up 2013’s balance sheet in Washington, DC, with respect to the advancement of medical device law and regulation may be...
Nov 19, 2013
The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing today on the bipartisan Sensible Oversight for Technology Which Advances Regulatory...
Oct 11, 2013
 By Jim Dickinson Should FDA’s cops be led by veterans with actual experience in the trenches or doesn’t that matter anymore? It’s a...
Oct 08, 2013
By: Jim Dickinson FDA in September appointed former Central Region food and drug director Melinda Plaisier as its new associate commissioner for regulatory...
Oct 07, 2013
Post-operative quality-of-life studies on military personnel who have undergone LASIK eye surgeries have been delayed indefinitely due to personnel “...