FDA medical device regulators’ top priorities over the next three years include improving employee engagement, increasing simplicity and building collaborative communities, according to a new Strategic Priorities paper that FDA’s CDRH released today.
The FDA is planning a new “super office” for its Center for Devices and Radiological Health department and the soon-to-be created Office of Product Evolution and Quality, according to a Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society report.
The FDA today laid out plans for improving post-market medical device oversight, including a significant investment in its new National Evaluation System for health Technology.
The FDA yesterday released a notice explaining why it believes a push for modernizing predicate devices used in equivalence testing within the 510(k) clearance pathway will improve overall safety and effectiveness.
US Food and Drug Administration medical device regulators have published new draft guidance recommending proper use of electronic records and signatures in clinical investigations. The new guidance applies to clinical trial sponsors and investigators as well as Institutional Review Boards (IRB) and clinical research organizations (CRO) that must comply with 21 CFR Part 11 regulations pertaining to electronic records and signatures.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday issued a final guidance detailing the circumstances in which the agency will not object to waiving or altering informed consent requirements for clinical studies that pose a minimal risk to participants.
The FDA finalized guidance on its process for assigning applications to a specific regulatory center, hoping to answer frequently asked questions from industry sponsors regarding whether their product will be classified as a drug or as a device.
The US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) has prioritized guidances for topics including Unique Device Identification, 510(k) premarket notification issues and voluntary consensus standards for its 2018 fiscal year.
The FDA today announced it finalized its new Voluntary Malfunction Summary Reporting Program intended to streamline medical device manufacturer malfunction reporting.
The FDA is hopeful that devices like the new Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) Watch, which is designed to provide on-the-spot electrocardiogram tests and detect atrial fibrillation, will lead to a “reimagination of healthcare delivery”.