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Transparency website aims to improve

This article was originally published in The Silver Sheet

Executive Summary

After receiving 46 comments about its new transparency website, CDRH said it will implement certain recommendations to improve it. However, most responders to a survey on the website, launched April 19, said they found it to be very useful. The website now includes links to various device-related databases and the CDRH management directory, and includes information on topics such as health hazard evaluations and health risk assessments. It also recently added a chart that explains to manufacturers and patients how adverse events are processed by the agency. (See "1FDA To Manufacturers: Describe Adverse Events More Fully"

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