MDR

With the up-classification of medical devices as per the new EU MDR, software used as a medical device has been affected the most. Under Rule 11: “Software intended to provide information which is used to take decisions with diagnosis or therapeutic purposes...

The new EU MDR and the new IVDR have some harmonized standards also known as recognized standards. The harmonized standards are those that are referenced in the Official Journal of the European Union. Devices that comply with these harmonized standards...

ISO 14971 is the ultimate gold standard for risk management for medical devices. It was developed to provide manufacturers a process to assist in identifying the hazards associated with their devices, the health risks they possess and how to effectively...

Are you working with a product whose fitness for use or quality deteriorates over time? Does your Quality Management System support identification and controls of products storage and distribution requirements between following manufacturing and until placed in-service? The Quality Management System...

With the mounting tensions that the new EU MDR has put on medical device manufacturers, the ripple effects can be seen in every department at those medical device companies. By default, the regulatory affairs functions have been the worst hit and...

With the new EU MDR, companies must comply with several new requirements. Our previous blogs gave a snapshot of what has changed in the new EU MDR and how as a Medical Device manufacturer you can best deal with these...

In December 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration formally recognized a public database that contains information about genes, genetic variants, and their relationship to disease. This blog discusses the motivation for creating such public databases and the implications for...

The three-year transition period to the EU MDR does not only engage the Regulatory Affairs personnel in Medical Device companies but also the entire business leadership as well. Companies are still in the three-year transition period to comply with the EU...

The new EU MDR is set to go into effect in May 2020. The transition to the new regulations is burdensome for some companies especially because of some newly established requirements. One such requirement is to have a Person Responsible...