US FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb provided some key digital health initiatives along with his vision on how he wants the agency to work with the sector in the coming years.
A published list of the commissioner’s priorities titled “Healthy Innovation, Safer Families: FDA’s 2018 Strategic Policy Roadmap” outlines four priorities:
- Fighting addiction in the US by focusing on the opioid crisis
- Increasing innovation and competition
- Providing consumers with tools to improve their diet and health
- Boosting FDA’s workforce and ability to more efficiently review products