FDA, VHA Partner To Create ‘Digital Stockpile’ For Medical Products

By Lia DeGroot / May 26, 2023 at 5:11 PM
FDA and the Veterans Health Administration will work together to develop distributed manufacturing frameworks and a so-called digital stockpile for medical products in a bid to bolster the medical supply chain and promote flexible manufacturing capacity during public health emergencies and disasters. The agencies’ partnership, formalized through a memorandum of understanding signed Monday (May 22), comes as FDA seeks more authority from Congress to address drug and device shortages. As part of Congress’ reauthorization of the Pandemics and All-Hazards Preparedness...

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