#FDA Issues Proposed Rule to Require Electronic #Drug #Prescribing Information - The FDA said it is proposing that this prescribing information can no longer be distributed in paper form, except as provided by the regulation. The White House Office of Management and Budget has been reviewing the proposed rule since August 2013. http://www.bna.com/fda-issues-proposed-n17179919316/ #fdanews
Shortage of saline causing hospitals, dialysis centers to scramble to manage supplies
Reports on the scarcity of intravenous saline in the country, saying hospitals are devising new plans to manage their existing supplies “of one of the most commonly used drugs.” Valerie Jensen, associate director of the drug shortages program at the FDA, said officials “have not yet heard of any facilities running out of the solutions, ‘but we know that hospitals are still reporting that they may only have a few days supply.’”
FDA approves first automated insulin system for type 1 diabetes
Medtronic came out with two pieces of news yesterday around its connected diabetes efforts: an FDA clearance for a hybrid closed loop insulin delivery system and the first test cohort of its Sugar.IQ app, created in collaboration with IBM Watson.
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