FDA To Consider Digital Tools for Patient Self-Screening
FDA recently announced that it will hold public hearings in Washington, D.C., on Thursday and Friday about whether consumers should be able to use online questionnaires, patient kiosks or other technologies to conduct self-screenings and obtain certain medications. The agency will considerÂ ending prescription requirements for drugs commonly used for various conditions, such as asthma and diabetes.
- "FDA: Should People Self-Screen for Disease?" (Robbins, U-T San Diego, 3/18).
- "FDA To Hold Hearing on if People Can Self-Scan for Prescriptions" (O'Neill, "KPCC News," KPCC, 3/20).