Health Data Management January 10, 2020
Greg Slabodkin

The Food and Drug Administration is looking for public input on the agency’s efforts to modernize its data strategy, including approaches to quality, stewardship, exchange and analytics.

The FDA announced that it will conduct a public meeting on March 27 at the White Oak campus in Silver Spring, Md. According to the announcement, the agency intends to develop a modernized enterprise-wide strategic approach not only to technology—but to data itself.

“Data are the foundation of our most important work as a science-based regulatory agency—from reviewing medical products to identifying the source of a food-borne illness outbreak,” said FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, MD, in a written statement. “Because data are so essential to what we do, we are committed to ensuring...