Tag Archives: Food and Drug Administration

Military Health System Responds to COVID-19 With Innovation

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The Military Health System is working to develop medical products and discover new prevention techniques, tracing methods and other approaches in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Air Force Col. Todd Rasmussen said the MHS has found new uses for a registry designed to help with combat wounds, known as the Joint Trauma System.

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Mojdeh Bahar to Lead NIST Industrial Engagement

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Mojdeh Bahar, a former U.S. Department of Agriculture executive, has joined the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to serve as associate director for innovation and industry services, a role through which she will oversee industrial partnerships. Bahar will supervise NIST's technology transfer programs and external engagement efforts as she directly reports to Walter Copan, the agency's director, NIST said Friday.

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Air Force Research Lab, University of Cincinnati Collaborate on Mechanical Ventilation Tech Study

The Air Force Research Laboratory and the University of Cincinnati have partnered to test an experimental closed-loop medical technology designed to help clinicians manage oxygen requirements of patients undergoing  mechanical ventilation.

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FBI, Secret Service Team Up to Address Illegal Activities Amid Pandemic

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The FBI and the U.S. Secret Service have partnered in efforts to safeguard people in the country against fraudulent schemes and other crimes during the COVID-19 crisis. "We are working aggressively to enforce the law and are devoting unprecedented resources to pursuing those who seek to undermine the nation’s response effort," Michael D’Ambrosio -- assistant director of the U.S. Secret Service's investigations office -- and Terry Wade -- executive assistant director of the FBI's criminal, cyber, response and services branch -- said in a joint statement published Wednesday.

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Booz Allen Hamilton and Mindbreeze Collaborate on CDER for FDA; Dr. Roman Salasznyk Quoted

Booz Allen Hamilton, in collaboration with Mindbreeze, is looking to deliver enterprise search capabilities for the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the company announced on Thursday.

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Army, FDA Look to Apply Additive Manufacturing for Medical Logistics

The Army Medical Logistics Command and the Food and Drug Administration conducted a workshop at Fort Detrick in Maryland aimed at identifying the potential benefits of additive manufacturing in delivering medical equipment to the field.

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FDA Unveils New Info on Medical System Cyber Vulnerabilities

The Food and Drug Administration has released additional information on certain cybersecurity vulnerabilities that threaten hospital network systems and medical devices. Cyber actors may remotely take advantage of URGENT/11 vulnerabilities to disrupt services, leak information and alter devices, FDA said Tuesday.

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FDA Issues Warning on Potential Insulin Pump Hack

The Food and Drug Administration warned that insulin pumps manufactured by Medtronic in 2012 may bring potential cybersecurity and health risks to patients, Nextgov reported Friday. According to a separate statement, other users may access a nearby MiniMed insulin pump wirelessly and manipulate its settings to cease or over-deliver insulin to patients.

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