FDA opens Innovation Pathways

Wednesday - 2/16/2011, 9:41am EST

Jonathan Sackner-Bernstein, Associate Director of Technology and Innovation, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA

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The Food and Drug Administration has taken a step forward in its effort to encourage innovation in medical devices. It recently introduced the creation of the Innovation Pathway, a program that would review new medical technologies. The program is designed in part to encourage manufacturers to invest in developing innovative technology. Joining us with more information is Jonathan Sackner-Bernstein, Associate Director of Technology and Innovation at FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health.