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2014-04-29 12:32:20

FDA's Unique Device Identification (UDI) Compliance Takes Precedence Alongside Keynotes Featuring Michael Butler, CEO of Life Spine; Dirk Kuyper, CEO of IlluminOss; Robert S. Bray, Jr., M.D., CEO and Co-Founding Director, DISC Sports and Spine Center and Co-Founder and Inventor, RSB Spine CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ORTHOWORLD(®), Inc., leading producer of strategic intelligence for the orthopaedic industry, announced its education curriculum for OMTEC 2014,...

2014-04-16 12:25:39

New Industry Resource Guides Healthcare Suppliers and Providers in Using GS1 Standards in the Context of Recent Regulation. LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GS1 Healthcare US® has published an implementation guideline for using GS1 Standards to address the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's new regulation for Unique Device Identification (UDI). The guideline, titled "Using the GS1 System for FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) Requirements", is designed for...

2014-04-15 23:14:13

Beginning on Sept. 24, 2014, a unique device identifier (UDI) must be added to Class III medical devices distributed in the US. Devicemakers need to understand what UDI is, who it applies to, what the exceptions to the rule are, what deadlines must be meet, what UDI issuing agencies are and how to work with them. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The FDAnews UDI Compliance Kit **FDAnews Publication** http://www.fdanews.com/UDIkit Beginning on Sept. 24, 2014, a unique device...

2014-03-31 16:26:42

BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About six months ago, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released new rules which require most medical devices distributed in the United States to bear a Unique Device Identification, or a UDI. Debara Reese, Vice President, Quality and Compliance, for global life sciences compliance consulting firm, Maetrics, recently spoke at the BioMed Conference in Boston where she explained, "The most common pitfall I've seen regarding UDI...

2014-03-26 08:30:06

Former Chairman David C. Dvorak praised for work on user fees, device tax WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced that José "Joe" E. Almeida, Chairman, President and CEO of Covidien, has been named chairman of the AdvaMed Board of Directors for a two-year term. Almeida has been an active member of the AdvaMed Board since 2005 and its Executive Committee since 2010. He served as a former chair and vice chair...

2014-02-26 23:33:46

Jay Crowley, the man who wrote the FDA UDI rule, will lead an in-depth 90-minute webinar focusing on what he views as the top 9 challenges that devicemakers face in complying with the final rule. Implementation is mandated in stages over the next few years, but most companies are nowhere near compliance. Falls Church,VA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Top 9 UDI Compliance Challenges: Former FDA UDI Chief Provides Answers **FDAnews Webinar** March 11, 2014 — 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT...

2014-02-12 23:24:30

Mercy is among six organizations nationwide to receive Intelligent Hospital Award at leading health information technology conference this month. Chesterfield, Mo. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Mercy will be among six health care organizations to receive an Intelligent Hospital Award at this year’s Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference Feb. 24 in Orlando, Fla. Given by RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC), a global not-for-profit focusing on the safe and...

2013-11-04 23:27:52

The FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) rule is final. The UDI is mandating changes that will hit a devicemakers entire organization. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) Rule It’s Ready for You, Are You Ready for It? **FDAnews Virtual Conference** Nov. 19, 2013 — 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST http://www.fdanews.com/UDIVC Less than a year from now, all class III devicemakers will have to comply with FDA’s new UDI rule. Deadlines...


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