Posts Tagged 'transparency'

FDA Sued Over Resume Redactions

FDA Sued Over Resume Redactions

FDA sued over redacted resumes of committee membersDefense, intelligence, national security; these are all aspects of the federal government where one expects to see redactions in information released to the general public. We are all familiar with images of government documents with words, paragraphs, or even entire pages redacted, or “blacked out.”

Most of these documents are obtained through what are called FOIA requests, or Freedom of Information Act requests. In 1966, the ...

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Drug Makers Pushed Toward Increased Transparency

According to a story in the New York Times, a major effort is currently underway to push the world’s biggest pharmaceutical corporations to open up their records in an effort to help better understand the benefits and potential harms of the drugs that billions of people take every day.

This effort is being led by Dr. Peter Doshi, who adamantly believes that medicine “relies on hierarchies of trust,” the New York Times reported. Dr. Doshi and his ...

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