Tag Archives: Inspections

FDA moving to 'risk-based' inspections even as valsartan scare adds new wrinkle to oversight

FDA inspections of generic drug plants are on the rise and should continue to increase through 2019, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said this week in a series of tweets.  But the game has changed, Gottlieb pointed out, with the number of pre-approval inspections growing more than surveillance inspections, in part to approve more generics in an effort… Read More »

Feds Order More Weekend Inspections Of Nursing Homes To Catch Understaffing

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). The federal government announced plans Friday to crack down on nursing homes with abnormally low weekend staffing by requiring more surprise inspections be done on Saturdays and Sundays. The federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it will identify nursing homes for which… Read More »