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Gottlieb: FDA should focus on device-development process
5/26/2017

The FDA does not have to speed up its approval process for medical devices and instead should focus on ensuring the efficiency of the device-development process so that safe products are produced and postmarket recalls are avoided, agency Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in hearing held by a House Appropriations subpanel on Thursday. Gottlieb added that the FDA lifted its hiring freeze, allowing the agency to increase the number of experts for product reviews.

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