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The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new CTO, Vid Desai, began work at the agency on Aug. 19. Desai, who previously worked as Vyaire Medical’s CIO and an executive director at Quintiles Transnational, will work with FDA CIO Amy Abernethy in his new position, which had been vacant for a while. Desai will help lead […] […]

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is creating a pilot program to test new data standards for the data collected in non-clinical studies funded by the agency, FDA announced in an upcoming Federal Register post.






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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking assistance to identify vendors that can provide simulations with virtually implanted generic medical devices using a whole-heart computational model.






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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is looking to expand its footprint in the cloud by creating direct connections to cloud service providers, according to a solicitation released July 15. Responses are due by July 29.






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Yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it would be taking steps towards considering a new regulatory framework tailored to promote developing safe and effective medical devices that use artificial intelligence algorithms.






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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an alert last week after it was discovered that as many as 750,000 medical heart devices contain critical cybersecurity vulnerabilities.






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Following up on a letter to health organizations to describe their cybersecurity challenges, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., sent a letter to the heads of health-related Federal agencies on Monday, calling on them to work towards a national health-sector cybersecurity strategy.






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A panel of Federal government artificial intelligence experts spoke on the importance of AI, ethical concerns, and use cases at the CXO Tech Forum on AI and Big Data in Government on Wednesday.






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Medical IOT

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report on Monday, calling for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to improve its approach to cybersecurity for medical devices already on the market, and praising FDA’s early response to the report’s criticisms.






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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today it awarded $225 million of contracts to three companies to help the agency’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) improve its medical review tools.






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Cloud computing technologies can help change how the Federal government handles its systems by providing an avenue to embrace IT modernization, said government executives on Thursday during a panel at MeriTalk’s 2018 Cloud Computing Brainstorm.






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The Food and Drug Administration lacks sufficient security controls, jeopardizing the confidentiality and availability of its data and systems, according to a recent GAO report.






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