Senior Writer, US Policy & Regulation
After moving to New York from his hometown of New Orleans, Brian worked on the East End of Long Island covering news, politics and the military. He has since covered the diamond and jewelry industries and most recently pharmacy and health care. His experience also includes freelance reporting and photography contributed to the New York Times.
Brian holds a BA in history from Loyola University of New Orleans, is a die-hard Saints fan, and loves running, classical music and jazz. He lives with his wife, Caroline, in New York’s magnificent Hudson Valley.
Latest From Brian Bossetta
News We’re Watching – US FDA Updates, Digital Therapeutics Legislation, AI Endoscopies, Monkeypox EUA, And New AdvaMed Chair
The US Food and Drug Administration recently issued updates regarding improvements to its online submissions portal, enhancements to its electronic medical device reporting system, pediatric X-ray guidance, expanded indications for a popular breathing device, and mammogram guidelines; and more news we’re watching.
Defective Packaging Poses Risk To Joint Replacement Patients
The FDA is reminding patients and health care providers about some Exactech joint replacement devices due to how the devices were packaged.
Another Class I Recall For Datascope’s Aortic Balloon Pumps
Datascope/Getinge has initiated another recall of its Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps, this time for a potentially faulty cable connection.
News We’re Watching – FDA Mammography Update, SVB Collapse, Zoll's Data Breach, And More
News we are keeping an eye on this week includes the FDA’s first traditional market authorization for a COVID-19 test and its approval of a new neurological diagnostic. The agency also updated its device shortage list and revised mammography guidelines.
FDA Clears Diagnostic Aimed At Reducing STDs In Women
The US Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance to Visby Medical for its product designed to diagnose three of the most common sexually transmitted infections in women.
Big Ideas In The Big Easy
Medical experts at the American College of Cardiology Expo in New Orleans discussed the latest trends in wearable health technology and what it all means for patients receiving clinical care.