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Alere Settles False Claims Suit for $33.2 Million

Massachusetts-based medical device manufacturer Alere and its subsidiary Alere San Diego agreed to pay the United States more than $33 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that Alere knowingly sold unreliable point-of-care diagnostic testing devices to hospitals. Read More

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UDI Direct Marking for FDA Compliance: Navigating New Rules

$197.00
Jay Crowley was the architect of UDI while at the FDA. Now a consultant advising devicemakers, he remains the go-to expert on UDI compliance. In the FDAnewsBrief, UDI Direct Marking for FDA Compliance, Crowley lays out a path to compliance. View

Supplier Quality Metrics for Devicemakers: Predicting and Selecting the Best

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In the Supplier Quality Metrics for Devicemakers management report you’ll learn how to use predictive analysis of such metrics as delivery time, management efficiency and lot acceptance rate to identify suppliers you can count on and spot potential problems in the future. View

Top Tips for Dealing with the FDA - Webinar Recording/Transcript

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The FDA is an inescapable presence in your life. It can be supportive and helpful one day, then turn on a dime and make life quite difficult indeed. But you have a say in the matter. You can control this all-important relationship to your advantage. View

EU MDR Compliance: A Checklist for Meeting Manufacturing, Safety and Performance Requirements

$397.00
The FDAnews report EU MDR Compliance can help. Our editors have combed through the regulations, picking out the most minute compliance points and building them into a checklist of 200+ requirements you can use to confirm that you are satisfying all the EU mandates for device manufacturing. View

Advertising & Promotion - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
Drug and device makers must advertise to survive, but the legal issues surrounding advertising and promotion are far from settled. FDA enforcement actions don’t seem to show a consistent pattern, leaving you to guess whether a warning letter lurks ahead and how to avoid it. View

Meeting the Competence, Training and Awareness Rules for Medical Device Manufacturers - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
Device manufacture is a complicated business, but few areas are more rulebound than QMS. Many a devicemaker has come up short trying to stay abreast of the FDA’s QSR, ISO 13485:2016, and other ISOs while trying to comply with competence, training and awareness rules. View

CDRH Reorganized: New Strategies for Devicemakers

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CDRH Reorganized lays out all of the moving pieces and lets you know what to expect, how to take advantage of new opportunities and how to influence the direction of the new system. And you’ll hear it from one of the people most qualified to interpret the changes, former CDRH Associate Director of Policy Paul Gadiock. View

Regenerative Medicine: Steps to Accelerate Development

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Regenerative Medicine outlines the RMAT pathway and breaks down requirements regenerative medicine developers must meet to qualify. The FDA granted RMAT designation to 12 organizations in 2017 — the first year of the program. Now is the time to get in the mix, work with the FDA to develop the program and improve your chance of being one of the next RMAT designees. View

Quality Management Essentials: Expert Advice on Building a Compliant System

$397.00
In this new report from FDAnews, top authorities in quality management give insight and advice on the features that make a system strong and effective. This collection of essays from five of the drug and device industry’s most knowledgeable practitioners illustrates exactly how to create or update a quality management system that hits all the right notes. View

Medical Device Calibration: A Step-by-Step Guide to Meeting FDA and ISO Standards

$197.00
Medical Device Calibration: A Step-by-Step Guide to Meeting FDA and ISO Standards provides a roadmap that walks devicemakers through each aspect of calibration requirements — showing where the FDA and ISO differ and where they match up — and explains how to combine them to endure full compliance. View

Setting and Measuring Quality Objectives for Medical Devices - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
Device quality must be implemented and communicated to the FDA, on pain of warning letters or worse. The rules and procedures are technical, involving both FDA rules and ISO 13485:2016. But mastery can be accomplished in only 90 minute View

Managing Cybersecurity Risks in the Medical Device and Healthcare Sectors - Webinar Recording/Transcript

$287.00
“Smart” medical devices offer juicy targets to mischief-makers, and the threat is a global one. From garden-variety hackers, to cyber-mercenaries, to nation-states bent on global chaos, devicemakers face uncharted regulatory and liability risks. View