Pharmalittle: FDA has new hiring plan; House holds hearing on 340B drug program

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ood morning, everyone, and how are you today? We are just fine, thank you, especially now that the Pharmalot campus has settled down. Our shortest person has left for her summer gig and the official mascots have assumed their usual positions for their enviable naps. As for us, yes, we are quaffing cups of stimulation and looking forward to a productive day. We hope you feel the same. On that note, here are some items of interest to help you along. Hope your day is simply smashing and, as always, do keep in touch. We enjoy your tips, insights, and secrets …

The Food and Drug Administration plans new hiring and recruitment procedures for its drugs and biologics programs, according to Regulatory Focus. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb noted the agency is struggling to fill positions. The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, for instance, had 709 vacancies as of May 2017, which was nearly the same amount as in September 2016.

 

Source; https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2017/07/18/fda-340b-drug-prices-merck/

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