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. […]
In order to better provide opioid users with ready access to life-saving medication in the case of an overdose, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it would be hosting a 2016 Naloxone App Competition.
The Obama administration this month announced a series of new investments, partnerships, and policies to further the Precision Medicine Initiative, including $55 million in awards from the National Institutes of Health.[…]
Food and Drug Administration CIO Todd Simpson is working toward a new tech-savvy agency by creating programs specifically aimed at technological innovation. “I created a separate, stand-alone innovations office that speeds new technologies into the CTO shop once they’re approved,” he said. These technologies include various Apple and Android phones, applications, and tablets.[…]
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new report on how it can expand its information technology capabilities to meet the relentless and growing demands the agency faces. The report, titled “Mission Possible: How FDA Can Move at the Speed of Science,” is the work of the FDA Science Looking Forward Subcommittee, and […] […]