FDA Plan Aims To Modernize Medical Device Surveillance
On Tuesday, FDA announced a plan to modernize its early warning system for high-risk medical devices through the use of a smartphone application and other health information technology-related initiatives. The plan also calls for the creation of an automated surveillance system that would leverage electronic health data, such as patients' electronic health records and bills.
- "FDA Device Surveillance To Tap Phone App" (Burton, Wall Street Journal, 4/23).
- "The FDA Wants You!" (Healy, "Booster Shots," Los Angeles Times, 4/23).