Meaningful Use, The Affordable Care Act, Sequestration, and Medical Devices

The Healthcare ecosystem in the United States is changing dramatically due to significant regulations and legislation. Though Obamacare gets the most attention for its impact on patient care and healthcare coverage, legislation such as the Meaningful Use Regulations passed in 2009, followed by the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, and the most recent Sequestration may have a profound impact on the opportunities for developing medical devices and medical device investors.

Read more »

PDUFA: Sept 30 — NPS Pharmaceuticals

NPS Pharmaceuticals expects an FDA decision under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) on the approval status of GATTEX, being developed for the treatment of adult short bowel syndrome.

Read more »