Category Archives: Current Affairs

AdComms and the #Shutdown

People are looking for black and white answers about what government agencies in general are going to do during the shutdown respecting specific operations.  One of the specific areas of interest at FDA has been whether or not there will … Continue reading

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Keeping an Eye on FDA When There is No FDA

It would seem like an obvious challenge to write for a blog called Eye on FDA when in fact, there is a government shutdown.  That said, an agency that regulates one-quarter of the U.S. economy does not come to a … Continue reading

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Further Information on the Shutdown and CMS/HHS/FDA

While not a news breaking blog, when interesting and timely information comes my way – it is for the sharing.  This from my colleague Kip Piper of The Piper Report. This is, of course, in the event that the Congress … Continue reading

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Government Shut Down and FDA – Redux

On September 17, 2013, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) sent out a memo advising federal agencies to begin preparing for a government shutdown.  Once again, as in the Spring of 2011, we are faced with the question of … Continue reading

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Can Technology Usher in New Era of OTCs?

As many long time readers know from earlier postings about this topic, when I step on my bathroom scale, it records my weight and sends it to my iPad.  I have a blood pressure cuff that hooks up that very … Continue reading

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