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Full speed ahead on interoperability: Q&A with ONC head Micky Tripathi

Early last year, before COVID-19 swept the nation, HHS was busy finalizing two highly anticipated rules promising to free up the U.S.’s siloed medical data. One of the rules, from the Office of the National Coordinator, the agency that regulates the nation’s health information technology framework, is meant to give consumers free electronic access to their… Read More »

FDA Approves Sklice (ivermectin) Lotion for Nonprescription Use to Treat Head Lice

October 27, 2020 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a lotion to treat head lice for nonprescription, or over-the-counter (OTC), use through a process called a prescription (Rx)-to-OTC switch. The FDA initially approved Sklice (ivermectin) lotion, 0.5% for the treatment of head lice infestation in patients 6 months of age and older… Read More »