UPDATE: Due to popular demand, we’ve added a second session!
FDA-regulated firms and affiliated companies face an enormous task in keeping up with agency priorities and expectations. An amazing collection of unpublished records is available under the Freedom of Information Act… but finding and using these FDA files is not always straightforward.
Our partner FOI Services specializes in offering access to this important information, helping you track how other firms have fared in their dealings with FDA, offering insight into FDA’s actions and giving you access to competitive intelligence unavailable elsewhere.
On Thursday, September 19 at 1pm ET/10am PT, President of FOI Services, Marlene Bobka, will host a comprehensive webinar about acquiring FDA information using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The webinar is complimentary with reservation and will last about an hour. A detailed description of the session is listed below.
Learn how the FDA really works. Reserve your spot now!
It’s Not All on the Web — Finding the FDA Information You Didn’t Know You Could Have
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s website has grown to be a vast resource for regulated industry – so much is available that it may seem that if information isn’t on FDA’s website it doesn’t exist. But there are whole categories of valuable documents FDA does not add to its website – information that you can have if you know what to ask for…and precisely how to ask for it.
In this complimentary webinar, an experienced FOI Services professional will spend about an hour to take you on a down-to-earth tour of the information available from FDA using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The session uses a webinar format in conjunction with prepared handouts, including samples of FDA FOIA records, to familiarize you with the types of documents FDA typically releases about regulated firms, product lines, suppliers, FDA reviewers and investigators…and more.
The range of topics covered includes:
- What FOIA is – and isn’t
- What FDA tells you about using FOIA
- What FDA doesn’t tell you about using FOIA
- Tips for constructing effective FOIA requests
- How long it takes to receive records
- What you can’t get, no matter how nicely you ask
- Various types of records to consider requesting – and how to get them
- What you can expect to learn from each record type
- The capable, confidential help FOI Services offers to help you find FDA documents
Who Should Attend?
This session is of interest to those who need access to information illustrating how FDA really works, including those involved in legal and regulatory affairs, quality assurance, quality control and related departments, as well as information professionals in research libraries and competitive intelligence specialties.
For everyone in the pharmaceutical, medical device and related industries, a deeper understanding of the internal workings of FDA may help prevent legal actions, financial penalties and other costly errors.
Professionals in firms regulated by FDA can only benefit from learning more about the agency’s priorities, expectations and regulated products and companies.
To reserve your spot, click here!
If you have any questions or would like to schedule a private presentation for your company, please email Marlene Bobka at [email protected] or phone +1-301-975-9400.
About FOI Services
Founded in 1975 to facilitate the flow of information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), FOI Services specializes in requesting and delivering Food & Drug Administration (FDA) information, offering confidential, custom services to place FOIA requests. In addition, the firm offers immediate access to an ever-expanding private library of over 150,000 FDA documents – the world’s largest repository of FDA documentation acquired under FOIA. FOI Services and Govzilla began a strategic partnership on April 18, 2019.
Find out how the FDA really works. Reserve your spot now!