Senior Writer, US Policy & Regulation
Brian holds a BA in history from Loyola University of New Orleans, is a die-hard Saints fan, and loves running, classical music and jazz. He lives with his wife, Caroline, in New York’s magnificent Hudson Valley.
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US President Joe Biden’s proposed budget for fiscal 2022 allocates $133.7bn for HHS, a 23% increase for the department from fiscal 2021; the administration is also asking for $6.5bn for the FDA, an 8% increase from the agency’s current budget.
A petition submitted to the US FDA seeks to exempt class II powered patient-transport devices from premarket notification requirements.
The US FDA has issued its highest-level warning on a COVID-19 test, citing faulty results that could lead to severe risks to public health.
During a webinar hosted by health care services company Vizient, a panel of hospital representatives discussed the importance of telehealth and how they are using the technology to enhance patient care.
President Joe Biden turned to a familiar face to lead the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). A leader of the human genome project, Eric Lander served as co-chair to the president’s council of advisors on science and technology under President Barack Obama.
Recent draft guidance from the US agency provides recommendations for testing enteral feeding tubes, which are critical for those with difficulty swallowing or other digestive conditions or disabilities.