FDA, Military Health System tighten data sharing pact


The Food and Drug Administration and the Military Health System (MHS) are planning to deepen an existing information-sharing relationship.

TRICARE officials and the FDA commissioner attended a recent meeting to discuss the expansion of the sharing rights to include use of MHS databases to track unexpected side effects for newly approved pharmaceuticals. It will also include investigating and tracking outbreaks of food poisonings and incidents of bioterrorism.

Read the complete article at Government Health IT.

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