21st Century Cures Act

  • A view from the trenches of healthcare IT

    Brian Ahier, president of Advanced Health Information Exchange Resources, joined host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss healthcare IT, open data, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. January 1, 2019

  • FDA has a new message for prospective applicants: Help us make a difference

    The Food and Drug Administration has launched a new brand and advertising campaign to attract and recruit new employees.

  • FDA developing alternative pay system to resolve recruitment, retention woes

    After earning its own authority from Congress, the Food and Drug Administration is developing an alternative pay and personnel system for 38 occupations.

  • Seth Rothman: Hiring freeze a roadblock for FDA modernization

    The 21st Century Cures Act, with rare bipartisan support, was supposed to modernize the Food and Drug Administration. The hiring freeze changed things up. Seth Rothman, a partner at the law firm Hughes, Hubbard and Reed, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain what may be happening now.

  • Dr. Tom Coburn: Legislation reworks how FDA would approves drugs

    The 21st Century Cures Act is now wrapping up in Congress and headed to the President’s desk. It would profoundly change how the Food and Drug Administration goes about its principal work of approving drugs and medical devices. Dr. Tom Coburn, former Oklahoma senator and now a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin on the bill and its goals.