FDA begins planning IT overhaul In the FiercePharma weekly newsletter, George Miller reported on a significant boost the the FDA's IT budget. How would you spend a $364-million IT budget, up from $232 million a year earlier? That's what the FDA needs to figure out between now … [Read more...] about Will BIG Money Equate To BIG Improvement At FDA?
FDA needs overhaul, but what to do? It's no secret that the knives are out in Washington for the FDA. There's just been too much bad publicity for the agency over the last few years. From drug safety snafus dating as far back as Vioxx to last year's heparin scandal, from … [Read more...] about What To Do About Dysfunctional FDA
Obama Administration To Increase FDA Budget 19% FiercePharma is reporting that the Obama administration wants to hike the FDA's budget by 19 percent to $3.2 billion for fiscal 2010. That's a whopping increase: In dollar terms, it amounts to about half a billion, Reuters reports. … [Read more...] about FDA 2010 Budget Hiked To $3.2 Billion