Postmarket Safety

ARTICLES

Protecting Devices From Cybersecurity Risks

With the recall of 465,000 Abbott pacemakers deemed at risk of getting hacked — marking the first ever device recall for a cybersecurity issue — it’s time for a deeper dive on how to protect your product from cyber risk. Read More

Cyber Risk Prompts Abbott Recall of 465K Pacemakers

In the first ever recall for a cybersecurity risk, Abbott recalled 465,000 implantable pacemakers for a firmware update to reduce the risk of unauthorized access. The update requires an in-person visit with a healthcare provider. Read More

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510(k) Change Analysis - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
On Nov. 8, the FDA is expected to issue twin final guidances revamping the device change process and determining when a new 510(k) is required. We explain it all to you ... and outfit you with tools to comply. View

The 21st Century Take on Observational Studies: Using Real-World Evidence in the New Millennium

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The 21st Century Take on Observational Studies walks you through everything you need to know about the opportunities and pitfalls observational studies can offer. The report looks at the growing trend toward observational research and how provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act create even more incentives to rely on real-world evidence in the development of medical products. View

Must-Know Contracting for Non-Lawyers - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
When it comes to supply contracts, it’s far better to do things right going in ... rather than pay the price down the road. In just 90 fast-moving minutes, Courtney Young Esq. of MedMarc Insurance Group walks you through the essentials of supply contracts — what to include, what to (safely) leave out, how to stand up for yourself. View

Making Sense of IVD Regulation - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
Devicemakers, IVD marketers and clinical labs struggle often with FDA regulation — and it’s no wonder. The rules governing IVDs are scattered throughout the CFRs , and exceptions, special cases and pitfalls abound. Some hapless firms have even followed the wrong set of rules — and endured 483s or warning letters as a result. View

Process Capability Indices for Medical Device Manufacturers - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
In device manufacture, QSR requires, where appropriate, procedures for valid statistical techniques to establish, control and verify process capability acceptability. Particularly tricky: calculating process capability indices using data from Statistical Process Control (SPC), predominantly x-bar and R charts. Master that and you’re well on your way to cleaner inspections. View

Global Regulation Under Gottlieb-Trump and a Look Ahead - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
In Part IV of FDAnews’s Expert Insight Series, our panelists look overseas to evaluate drug and device regulation globally, and venture educated guesses concerning the direction of drug and device regulation in 2018 and beyond. View

Pharmaceutical Regulation Under Gottlieb-Trump - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
In Part III of FDAnews’s Expert Insight Series, our panel takes up drug regulation, policy and enforcement. View

Device Regulation Under Gottlieb & Trump - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
In Part II of FDAnews’s Expert Insight Series, our panel dives deep into device regulation, policy and enforcement. View

What We’ve Learned Since Scott Gottlieb Was Confirmed - Webinar Recording/Transcript

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FDAnews has assembled a standout panel — five top experts, four of them ex-FDAers — to bring their insights to bear on how the Gottlieb FDA will impact your products and programs. View

Transforming the Medical Device Critical Process Supply Chain - Webinar CD/Transcript

$287.00
Now, FDAnews has brought together two MedAccred thought leaders (from J&J and Stryker), plus a MedAccred suppler (Global Technologies) for presentation introducing you to this innovation in supply-chain auditing. View

Cybersecurity and Risk Management for Medical Devices - Webinar CD/Transcript

$287.00
If your medical devices incorporate software, they may be targets for cyber-crooks. It’s time you adopted a strategy to gain information, evaluate it, and take action — including regulatory responsibilities. This FDAnews presentation provides the regulatory information you need to stay compliant. View

FDA’s Work Plan ... the 21st Century Cures Act ... and You - Webinar CD/Transcript

$287.00
The 21st Century Cures Act is a mega-complex set of compromises that Congress mandated. Right now, behind closed doors, the FDA is figuring out how to implement it. Every FDA-regulated health sciences company will be affected. View