Scott Gottlieb was recently confirmed as FDA Commissioner. It is believed that he would be able to swiftly execute changes that could help to accelerate drug approvals and lower drug prices to meet Trump’s goals.
In the past year, the healthcare sector has seen a dramatic rise in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enforcement, settlement agreements, and the resumption of the Office of Civil Rights audit protocol.
AQUA has partnered with the software development company FIGmd to produce a program that can automate the process of figuring out data directly from the electronic medical record (EMR) to minimize the data entry burden. Urology is the third specialty to launch a registry based on the FIGmd platform, after cardiology and ophthalmology.