Monthly Archives: May 2010

FDA’s Generic Drugs – FDA Tracker Status Update

 A month ago I was able to sit down with FDA's Deputy Commissioner Dr. Joshua Sharfstein to discuss the FDA's new effort at transparency and accountability called FDA Tracker, resulting in a podcast on the subject.  FDA Tracker is a … Continue reading

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A New Vector for Reporting Safety Issues is Launched

Yesterday, the FDA and the NIH announced the availability of a new electronic portal that has been partially constructed to allow widespread reporting of safety concerns for a huge array of products.  It is a one-stop-site to report just about … Continue reading

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Anti-Incumbency Fever and the FDA’s Future

Last night came and went, bringing with it what anyone who watches politics pretty much expected. The country is in a mood of "out with the old, in with the new".  It is Spring and the electorate is cleaning (the) … Continue reading

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i-Pad Checkup – Where Are the Healthcare Apps?

It has been a few weeks now that I have had my 3G -i-Pad.  Sadly, I haven't had as much time with it as I would have liked, because I've been very busy with that stuff called work.  But what … Continue reading

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Webicina Launches Advisory Board

 It is said that when you travel in space (I have not had the pleasure), even though you may be travelling at a great speed, you wouldn't see stars whizzing by and in fact, you might look out the window … Continue reading

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