FDASM Highlights for UM Stakeholders, Introduction


FDASM: Promotion of FDA-Regulated Medical Products Using the Internet and Social Media Tools

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public forum on November 12th and 13th to solicit input from stakeholders to inform the development of policies and guidelines for the use of social media in health care and pharmaceutical industries and environments.

Whatever policies are developed will have the potential to impact healthcare-related communication processes much as HIPAA has. Public responses are due to the FDA in February. The University of Michigan community is encouraged to contribute to this conversation.

The webcast archive of the public forum will only be available through mid-December. The UM Health Sciences Libraries, UMHS Public Relations & Marketing, and UMMS Office of Enabling Technologies are partnering on providing an opportunity to view the complete webcast as a community as part of formulating our own responses and informing the process of developing local best practices for use of social media in health care environments, and in preparation for a January community forum on this topic. Highpoints from viewings and discussion will hopefully be posted on this blog (Emerging Technologies Librarian).

The webcast will be viewed in eight sequential sections. Viewing sessions are open to the public. See below for information on individual sessions. People may also view the webcast sessions on their own. Discussion and backchat at the viewings is encouraged.

IMPORTANT LINKS

Here is the main website from the FDA about the public forum and with the link to the archived webcast.
http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/CDER/ucm184250.htm
http://www.capitolconnection.net/capcon/fda/111209/FDAarchive.htm

Here is the link to the archived Twitter backchat:
http://wthashtag.com/Fdasm
Transcript of backchat just during the two-day public forum

Here is the official site:
http://www.fdasm.com/

Federal Register Notice of Public Hearing:
http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-22618.htm
http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/pdf/E9-22618.pdf

One response to “FDASM Highlights for UM Stakeholders, Introduction

  1. Pingback: FDASM Highlights for UM Stakeholders, pt. 1: Early Presenters as SWOT-Plus « Emerging Technologies Librarian

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s