2004S-0233 - Solicitation of Comments on Stimulating Innovation in Medical Technologies
FDA Comment Number : EC10
Submitter : Mr. Gregory Simon Date & Time: 09/14/2004 06:09:59
Organization : FasterCures
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GENERAL
GENERAL
Two hard copies of our comments are also being sent by messenger at this time. The messenger was stuck in traffic so we are submitting via email to ensure receipt today as requested. Please note that we did try to get them comments to the Division of Dockets Management
Questions
1. What strategies and approaches could HHS implement to accelerate the development and application of new medical technologies?
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2. How can HHS help its agencies (e.g., NIH (and its grantees), FDA, CDC, and CMS) to work together more effectively to eliminate obstacles to development of medical technologies?
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3. How can the HHS scientific and regulatory agencies work more effectively with CMS to eliminate obstacles to development?
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4. What forums should HHS use to survey constituents about obstacles in innovation (e.g., public meetings, contract research, focus groups)?
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5. How can the portability of informaion between HHS agencies be optimized?
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6. Which HHS policies and programs effectively spur innovation?
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