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FDA Updates Breakthrough Devices Guidance Focused on Health Equity

FDA Updates Breakthrough Devices Guidance Focused on Health Equity     The FDA has issued a new draft guidance: Select Updates for the Breakthrough Devices Program Guidance: Reducing Disparities in Health and Health Care. The Breakthrough Devices Program is a voluntary program for certain medical devices that provide for more effective treatment or diagnosis of life-threatening or …

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The Perils of Biased Data

The Perils of Biased Data     Data is one of the most essential resources in health care. It informs and educates care providers so they can make effective, positive decisions that benefit their patients. But can healthcare data be biased? According to “Quick Safety 23: Implicit bias in health care”, published by the Joint Commission, …

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