risk-based health IT regulatory framework

By Jonah Comstock December 4, 2014
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn) plans to reintroduce the SOFTWARE Act, a bipartisan bill that would establish a new regulatory framework for health information technology, early next year. Blackburn announced the news at a Bipartisan Policy Center event yesterday. "In 1938, Congress passed the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act, which gave authority to the FDA to oversee the safety and efficacy of...
By MHN Staff April 8, 2014
By Bradley Merrill Thompson I don’t know about you, but when I read the FDASIA Health IT Report released by HHS on April 3, I found it to be largely quite predictable.  Indeed I’ve been scanning the media coverage of the report and I haven’t seen anyone so far express shock or surprise at what was in the report. How is it that we all pretty much knew what would be in there? Quite simply the three...