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OMEDtech has recently launched it’s first video on our YouTube channel. This video gives a brief overview of how OMEDtech meets the needs of the medical device community. Please take a moment to check out OMEDtech’s first video and subscribe to our channel so that you don’t miss any of our upcoming video presentations.

Balancing Premarket and Postmarket Data Collection

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The FDA is working to make the premarket review process more efficient. This draft guidance explains how the FDA plans to balance premarket and post-market data collection while still maintaining a high standard of safety. Finding the right balance of data collection will provide patients with faster access to new technology without compromising device or patient safety. In some cases, the … Read More

Live Case Presentations

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The FDA has released a draft guidance covering live case presentations during investigational device exemption (IDE) clinical trials.  This draft guidance provides insight as to what should be provided in an IDE application regarding a live case presentation.  A live case presentation is  “the treatment of a human subject under the auspices of an approved or conditionally approved IDE, conducted and … Read More

Communication During FDA Review of Medical Device Submissions

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The FDA’s current views on communication during the review of medical device submissions can be found in the Types of Communication During the Review of Medical Device Submissions – Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff. This guidance proposes improvements for the review process, including four types of communication. 1. Acceptance Review Communication Purpose: This type of communication … Read More

FMDIC Workshop

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The FDA Medical Device Industry Coalition is presenting a public workshop this Friday, April 11, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.  OMEDtech is a member of FMDIC and will be representing OKBio at this workshop.  This workshop, “Medical Devices – the Case for Quality,” will gather input from those in the medical device industry about how to improve quality practices.  Click here … Read More

Export Certificates and CDRH

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The CDRH has released a letter stating that as of March 1, 2014 they will no longer be notarizing FDA CDRH export certificates.  The FDA is not under any obligation to provide this service but they have been fulfilling this role.  These notarized documents from the FDA have been official and have needed no further action for verification. If you … Read More

UDI Update

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The first deadline for the UDI rule is approaching.  The FDA released their final rule for UDI on September 20, 2013.  Most medical devices will require a UDI or Universal Device Identifier within the next seven years.  The UDI will have many benefits such as improved product information and faster product identification for problems or recalls. The following timeline shows … Read More

Apple Working with FDA on Mobile Medical Apps

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Apple has been working on mobile medical apps.Executives from Apple and the FDA met in December to discuss mobile medical apps.  Some of the executives from Apple were: Jeff Williams (senior vice president of operations), Bud Tribble (vice president of software technology), and Michael O’Reilly (who has a background in medical devices as the former chief medical officer of Masimo Corporation).  … Read More