Hunt denies helping Liberal donor push for regulator's review

23 January 2020 - Health Minister Greg Hunt has denied accusations he interfered in a regulator's decision on whether to ...

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FDA approves etectRx ‘digital pill’ as rivals struggle

10 December 2019 - The FDA has approved an ingestible event marker from the privately-held digital health company etectRx, as ...

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'Cannot be trusted ... causing harm': top medical journal takes on big pharma

4 December 2019 - A leading medical journal is launching a global campaign to separate medicine from big pharma, linking ...

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Australia a 'treasure island' for medical device giants: ex-hospital boss

30 November 2019 - The former chief executive of Australia's second largest private hospital operator has backed health insurers' claims ...

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'Outrageous': banned breast implant maker flouts TGA and safety concerns

25 November 2019 - The Therapeutic Goods Administration is demanding answers from the manufacturer of a banned breast implant after ...

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Lifecycle regulation of artificial intelligence and machine learning–based software devices in medicine

22 November 2019 - Artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) based technologies aim to improve patient care by uncovering new ...

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Medical devices pushing private health expenses

19 November 2019 - Reforms to the cost of medical devices have failed to deliver a promised $250m in savings ...

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Health funds pressure Canberra over $700 million medical devices 'failure'

14 November 2019 - Australia's health insurers are putting pressure on the federal government to overhaul how much they pay ...

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ICER seeks public input to guide selection of non-drug assessment topics for 2020

13 December 2019 - Suggestions for new topics and comments on initial list of potential topics are encouraged; input most helpful ...

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Proposed new classification rule for medical devices that administer medicines or biologicals by inhalation

24 October 2019 - The TGA thanks respondents who provided a submission in response to the public consultation paper Proposed new ...

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Private health insurers say cost of medical devices putting pressure on premiums

23 October 2019 - After the lowest annual increases in 18 years, relief appears to have been short-lived. ...

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Statement on FDA efforts to encourage patient engagement in medical device clinical investigations

23 September 2019 - At the U.S. FDA we are committed to keeping patients, their families and caregivers at the center ...

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FDA continues to take steps to fulfil its commitment to strengthen and modernise the 510(k) medical device program

19 September 2019 - The U.S. FDA today announced that, as a first step toward implementation of the recently established Safety ...

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FDA continues steps to promote innovation in medical devices that help advance patient safety through the Safer Technologies Program

18 September 2019 - Today, the Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance titled “Safer Technologies Program for Medical Devices,” ...

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Greg Hunt's medical deals come back to bite him

11 September 2019 - Health minister Greg Hunt’s efforts to rein in growth in private health insurance premiums looks like ...

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