Some organizations view regulatory and technical standards compliance as a goal to be achieved. Others simply a real pain-in-the-butt to accomplish. While I will be the first to agree that some of the seemingly excessive documentation requirements in...
CAPA-Corrective and preventive Action...Every day a seminar on CAPA is being held somewhere, it’s one of the simplest, but most misunderstood process we deal with every day!Many companies have not only their "formal" CAPA process, but also have sever...
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If you quickly scan through the Federal Register looking for notices that affect either the drug or device industry, you may have missed seeing something important on September 25th. The title of the notice for a proposed rule was “Clarification of W...
Experienced Project/Program Manager, NPD, Acquisitions, Supply Chain Management, Class I & Class II Medical Devices
I'd be curious if anyone is 'in the know' on awareness of any general strategy for compliance to the UDI ruling for non-sterile implantables (such as spinal implants) ? The FDA gave us an extension to Sep 2016 to implement, but there is no real clear...
Given the increasing frequency of infections issues related to reprocessing of duodenoscopes at FDA and the subsequent remedial post market studies they are requiring, http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm465639.htm?source=gov...
Vice President Regulatory Affairs & Compliance at Biodex Medical Systems
Quality and Compliance Engineer at Ushio America, Inc.
Dear all, Does EU call out a specific amount of years an electromechanical medical device is required to last in its lifetime?Any comments or links to information would be greatly appreciated.Kind regards,Tomsource: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/20...
Principal at Meader Consulting, LLC
Hi All,Have you noticed some confusion out there in the use of the terms verification and validation as it relates to medical device software? It seems that some say that validation is the actual testing and verification is all of the other activitie...
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During the next three years I guarantee that every single medical device manufacturer will eventually become sick and tired of hearing the phrase “risk-based approach.” I’ve been there for about 5 years, but there are a few new updates to the standar...
Sr. Manager at Opto Circuits (I) Ltd
ISO9001:2015 + Context of the organization + relevant interested parties needs and expectations (Like the FDA / MDD / etc) can very well be equated to ISO13485. So why at all we need the ISO13485 in a new release that will be still old ... ?source: h...