Rung lays out IT-heavy agenda for procurement policy office
March 03, 2015
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy will take a more prioritized approach to its work around IT acquisition in the coming months, Administrator Anne Rung said Tuesday.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The Food and Drug Administration announced the Innovation Challenge on Friday, a pilot program for real-time review of devices that address end-stage renal disease or ESRD.
The pilot will test the tools and processes being developed for the Innovation Pathway, a program that aims to shorten the overall time it takes for the development, assessment and review of breakthrough medical devices.
The ESRD pilot will help the FDA assess the strengths and weaknesses of these tools and fine-tune them for broader application.
The challenge focuses on ESRD for a number of reasons: