November 2016 - Bioscience Americas

November 2016

President-Elect Trump Wants to Speed Up FDA Approvals

As reported today in the New York Times, a single sentence in President-elect Donald Trump's health-care platform sends a strong hint to the drug and medical device industry that they may have an easier time getting their products on the market under his administration. “Reform the Food and Drug Administration, to put greater focus on the need of patients for new and innovative medical products,” his health plan states. On the face of it, the bullet point may seem almost bland, [...]