2004S-0233 - Solicitation of Comments on Stimulating Innovation in Medical Technologies
FDA Comment Number : EC9
Submitter : Ms. PAMELA BAILEY Date & Time: 09/14/2004 06:09:46
Organization : Advanced Medical Technology Association
Health Care Association
Category :
Issue Areas/Comments
GENERAL
GENERAL
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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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