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Digital Medical Devices
According to one estimate, last year there were 165,000 health-related apps available for Apple or Android smartphones.
Scott Gottlieb
It is incumbent upon the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure that we have the right policies in place to promote and encourage safe and effective innovation that can benefit consumers...
    On Jan. 1, 2017, Philadelphia became one of the first U.S. cities to pass a tax ($0.15 per oz) on sugary drinks, including artificially sweetened beverages, such as diet soda. In California, San Francisco, Albany, Berkeley, and Oakland have joined Philadelphia in this initiative, as well as...
    With ISO 13485:2016—“Medical devices—Quality management systems—Requirements for regulatory purposes” published and being implemented, many medical device customers are experiencing some uncertainty about the effect that one of the standard’s key changes might have on their business: computer...
    IRS-Compliance
    Is your governmental hospital exempt under Section 501(c)3? If you have a 403(b) plan, the answer is yes, but even if you don’t, you need to check. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is ramping up compliance audits of governmental hospitals that are exempt under 501(c)3 (dual status). The...
    There’s a revolution happening in biology, and its name is CRISPR. CRISPR (pronounced “crisper”) is a powerful technique for editing DNA. It has received an enormous amount of attention in the scientific and popular press, largely based on the promise of what this powerful gene-editing technology...

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