HealthIT Answers April 8, 2021
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By Jeff Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health and Ed Margerrison, Ph.D., Director, Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories, CDRH, FDA

Progress in science and technology offers extraordinary opportunities to develop innovative medical products that can save lives and lead to better treatments, better diagnostics and better care for patients. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is committed to advancing the public health by helping to bring innovative technologies to market and assuring that medical devices already on the market continue to be safe and effective.

As the rate of technological advances moves faster than the science for evaluating the benefits and risks of new products, the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is helping to ensure...

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