FDA Week - 06/26/2020

Hahn Seeks Congressional Help To Advance Use Of Real-World Evidence

By Beth Wang / June 24, 2020 at 3:00 PM
FDA chief Stephen Hahn said the COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the need for increased use of real-world evidence to help regulators make decisions in real time, and he asked Congress to provide more support for advancing generation of RWE. “We have an access-to-information issue,” Hahn told House lawmakers Tuesday (June 23). “We have learned that we need to collect real-world evidence in real time during an emergency just like a doctor would do during an emergency, to inform...

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