MDCG

MDCG

Everything You Need To Know About Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) The Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) is a regulatory body of health and industry experts with the goal to improve medical device coordination, ensuring the safe and effective use of medical devices in Europe. The group is mainly known for publishing MDCG guidance starting…

MDD vs MDR

MDD vs MDR

Understanding the Differences Between MDD vs MDR: The European Regulation There are many regulations in place that govern how medical device manufacturers can produce and supply their products. The EU has a few different regulatory requirements for medical devices. In Europe, there is the MDD (Medical Devices Directive) as well as MDR (Medical Device Regulation).…

ISO 13485 pdf

iso 13485 2016

How to Comply with the New ISO 13485 2016 Standard? ISO 13485 2016 (or EN ISO 13485 2016 for Europe) is the latest standard for medical devices. It was published in July 2016, and it has a lot of changes from ISO 13485:2003. ISO 13485 2016 includes new requirements for quality management systems and documentation…

EU MDR standards

EU MDR harmonized standards

EU MDR harmonized standards first set released The manufacturer must justify and document the design steps of his device. He must verify compliance with the requirements of Annex I to the European Medical Device Regulation 2017/745 dedicated to general safety and performance requirements. EU MDR harmonized standards and reference requirements can be used for that…

What is the new EU MDR

EU MDR

What is the new EU MDR? Everything you need to know The European Union (EU) Medical Device Regulation is the latest step in regulating medical devices in the European Union and has been developed to strengthen the monitoring of the medical devices on the market and their manufacturers. The EU MDR has been made effective…

IVDR

IVDR

What is the IVDR?   There has actually been an EU Directive (98/79/EC) controlling in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs). Nonetheless, troubles emerged with the analysis and also application of that Directive, especially that it provided only reduced degrees of examination for possibly ‘high risk’ devices therefore EU IVDR regulation was enacted. IVDR meaning is:…

Medical Device Cybersecurity

medical device cybersecurity

Keeping Your Medical Devices Safe with the Latest Cybersecurity Solutions In the ever-changing world of medical devices, one thing is for sure: the FDA and other regulators have been taking a much closer look at what needs to be done in order to keep patients safe in this connected world. In fact, the FDA’s guidance…

samd

SAMD

“Software as a Medical Device (SaMD)” – A New Trend in Healthcare Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) is an innovative trend in healthcare. SaMD software bridges the gap between medical devices and information technology, using software to improve patient care. It has been growing steadily over the past few years, but only recently have…

class iii medical device

Class III Medical Device

Class III Medical Device A series of medical devices are available on the market, and are classified into different sub-categories like Class I, Class II, and Class III devices. As per “the Food and Drug Administration,” the medical devices are classified into these three categories. Out of which, you will get to know about Class…

ISO 13485 pdf

ISO 13485 pdf

Free access to ISO 13485 standard, other medical device and personal protection equipment standards To sustain the campaigns taking care of the impact of COVID-19, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has made a few of its standards supporting the assessment of medical devices as well as personal protection equipments used in healthcare setups easily…