James G. DIckinson

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Washington Insider: Patient Power and Social Media

Washington Insider: Patient Power and Social Media

Would you expect that patient power exerted through social media might shake the job of a high-level FDA center director?

Washington Insider: James G. Dickinson

Washington Insider: James G. Dickinson

The FDA has to respect First Amendment limitations regulating scientific communication

Device maker pays feds $2.8M over physician false claims

Device maker pays feds $2.8M over physician false claims

Medtronic, as part of the settlement, will pay $602,000 to a whistleblower to settle charges it caused physicians to submit false claims to federal health programs.

Obama gives details on Precision Medicine Initiative

Obama gives details on Precision Medicine Initiative

President Barack Obama's recently unveiled Precision Medicine Initiative hopes to develop a new model of patient-driven research with the promise of accelerating biomedical discoveries and provide clinicians with new tools, knowledge, and therapies.

FDA updates DTC ad policy on risk information

FDA updates DTC ad policy on risk information

FDA posted a revised draft guidance document on its brief summary and adequate directions for use concerning risk information in DTC print ads to reflect "recent social science research."

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