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The Medical Alley Association hired the former Minnesota House Speaker's legislative director Bobby Patrick to lead lobbying efforts in the state.
AdvaMed CEO Scott Whitaker says Alex Azar, who is reportedly the top candidate to be nominee for US Health and Human Services secretary, would be ideal for the job with his extensive experience at the department.
In its continuing bid to better understand how industry and other stakeholders operate in the real world and learn to improve its own practices, FDA is again asking volunteers to let staffers come observe organizations for a day or two as part of the device center's Experiential Learning Program.
Big Promise For TransEnterix Robotic-Surgery Device, But Probably Won't Undermine Intuitive's Market
FDA's recent clearance of TransEnterix's Senhance System signals broad potential for robotically-assisted surgeries but the device is more likely to grow its own space than compete directly with Intuitive Surgical's daVinci products in many cases, analysts suggest.
Standards organizations say software and informatics standards recently recognized by US FDA are a sign of the technologies the agency expects to tackle in future product applications and a signal to industry about priorities.
Following several executive orders from the president intended to remove regulations from the federal books, the White House tells Medtech Insight it has already pulled multiple rules from FDA and other agencies – and that number may still grow by the time the Office of Management and Budget has completed an agency-wide review.