Califf Has Multipronged Plan To Advance Digital Health If FDA Chief

By Cara Smith / January 13, 2022 at 9:52 AM
Former FDA chief Robert Califf, President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the agency a second time, told lawmakers prior to Thursday’s (Jan. 13) Senate health committee vote that one of his greatest interests if confirmed for the job is advancing digital health technology. Califf outlined a multipronged approach to deliver digital health technologies to patients in a timely manner by using a risk-based approach for medical devices, moving past general health and fitness tracking uses, and culling digital data to...

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