QMS

No matter what scope your product falls under (medical device, drug, biologic, IVD) the regulatory requirements for your Quality Management System are strict. The FDA established its various Codes of Federal Regulations to enforce that a QMS is not just...

The European Medical Device Coordination Group published a joint implementation plan ahead of the May 2020 deadline for the full implementation of the EU MDR. The plan addresses the concern that the implementation of the MDR has proven to be...

With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now exceeding 200,000 globally, the WHO and many other international government agencies are either recommending or enforcing a “shelter in place” order to slow the spread of the disease.1 This is an unprecedented time...

Complaint handling can be a daunting task especially if you are a small company. 21CFR 820 requires customer complaints to be handled by a designated customer handling unit and if you are a small company this might seem a little...

Do you have a medical device that treats or diagnoses a life-threatening disease? If yes, your device may be eligible for an expedited review pathway called the Breakthrough Devices Program. The FDA defines a breakthrough device as any device (or...

As a medical device manufacturer, every company must establish a QMS in compliance with 21CFR 820 (if you sell in the US) or ISO 13485 [which is internationally recognized]. With this as a starting point, you might have the Quality...