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COURSE DATES: February 18 – 19, 2019 TRAINING LOCATION: Tampa, Florida, USA COST: 2 Full Days for $2,495.00 January Registration Discount of 10% available through Jan 19, 2019. Extended to 1/25/2019. Ask about our multi-student discount as well! Meet our newest partner, John Murray, at the course! Download registration form Only a limited number of...
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FDA is entering the test phase of its Digital Health Precertification (Pre-Cert) Pilot Program. General information on this program can be found at: https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/DigitalHealth/DigitalHealthPreCertProgram/default.htm including FAQs at: https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/DigitalHealth/DigitalHealthPreCertProgram/ucm577330.htm Milestones and next steps can be found at: https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/DigitalHealth/DigitalHealthPreCertProgram/ucm584020.htm Generally, this program is for some of what FDA refers to as Software as a Medical Device (SaMD). ...
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The Verily Study Watch is a device worn on the wrist that digitizes patient physiologic measurements and processes the raw data through algorithms both on the wrist worn device and additional processing when communicated to cloud based computing systems.  The idea is that the Verily watch would be worn similar (or as!) a consumer device...
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FDA consensus standard taxonomy
FDA recently recognized ANSI AAMI SW91:2018 Classification of defects in health software publication as a consensus standard.  This standard addresses the gap for an agreed upon or common approach for categorizing software defects to aid in analysis and recognition of trends.  Many companies have their own approach but thus far there has been no way to...
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Company: Philips Medical Systems Nederlands Date of Enforcement Report: 1/8/2019 Class II PRODUCT Ingenia Elition S, Ingenia Elition X Recall Number: Z-0694-2019 REASON During automatic tabletop movement, pressing and holding the Stop Table button may lead to an unexpected restart of the table movement. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Philips Medical Systems Nederlands, Best, Netherlands on 12/3/2018. Voluntary:...
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Company: Agfa-Gevaert, N.V. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/7/2019 Class II PRODUCT DX-D 600 DIRECT RADIOGRAPHY SYSTEM Product Usage: The DX-D 600 system is a ceiling mounted General Radiography X-Ray imaging system used in hospitals, clinics and medical practices by physicists, radiographers and radiologists to make, process and view static X-Ray radiographic images of the skeleton...
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Company: Medtronic Navigation, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/29/2018 Class II PRODUCT GE Magnetic Resonance System Various GE Magnetic Resonance System on-site software version Product Usage: Magnetic resonance imaging equipment for general diagnostic use Recall Number: Z-0693-2019 REASON Possible incorrect software version loaded. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER GE Healthcare, LLC, Waukesha, WI on 11/15/2018. Voluntary: Firm Initiated...
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It’s nice to have medical device FDA regulations and guidance accessible without navigating through old websites or lugging printed copies around. Thankfully, SoftwareCPR’s free iOs and Android apps allow you to quickly view medical device regulations and guidance on your smartphone offline! As medical device consultants, we know from experience how important it is to...
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(January 7, 2019)— John F. Murray, Jr, of Mount Airy, MD USA, has joined Crisis Prevention and Recovery LLC (DBA SoftwareCPR ®) as a partner. John retired from the US Food and Drug Administration in December 2018 after 32 years of federal service. For 25 years at FDA, John focused on FDA regulated software and...
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This content is only available to Standards Navigator subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. Standards and regulatory activity overview Medical device software It appears that in response to a question posed by the IEC 62304 working group, the ISO and IEC member countries want ISO 14971 to be required for use of the second...
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Company: Hologic, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/27/2018 Class II PRODUCT I-View Contrast Enhanced Digital Mammography, ASY-08109 Recall Number: Z-0685-2019 REASON Calibration issue not possible to visualize contrast uptake in the subtracted mammography images RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Hologic, Inc., Danbury, CT on 12/6/2018. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing. VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 337 units...
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Company: Elekta, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/27/2018 Class II PRODUCT MOSAIQ Oncology Information System Version 2.64. MOSAIQ is an oncology information system used to manage workflows for treatment planning and delivery Recall Number: Z-0686-2019 REASON If a Setup field (CT, kV, MV or MVCT) is created by COPYING a treatment field or another setup...
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Company: Radiometer America Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 12/22/2018 Class II PRODUCT ABL800 analyzer, model numbers 393-800 and 393-801. Recall Number: Z-0682-2019 REASON The analyzer software may cause a mis-match of patient demographics and test results when a certain sequence of events occur. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Radiometer America Inc, Brea, CA on 7/3/2018. Voluntary: Firm Initiated...
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Company: Medtronic Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/22/2018 Class II PRODUCT Medtronic MiniMed 630G 6025805-003_C, Rx Only Medtronic MiniMed 670G 6025805-005_B, Rx Only Medtronic MiniMed 640G (International) Recall Number: Z-0683-2019 REASON Reports of occurrences in which insulin pumps with version 4.10 software have failed to make expected audio sounds during alerts, alarms or sirens. This...
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Company: Medtronic Navigation, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/29/2018 Class I: PRODUCT StealthStation Cranial and Synergy Cranial Depth Gauge: StealthStation Cranial Optical Pocket Guide – Instructions for cranial procedures using optical localization StealthStation Cranial version 3.0, 3.1 CE 0344 Rx Only 2018-02 9735489 Revision 3 Medtronic Navigation, Inc. Biopsy Needle Kit (9733068) Note: This device is...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 12/19/2018 Class II PRODUCT Centricity Universal Viewer Zero Footprint Client, Model Number 2090258-001, Software Versions 6.0 SP7, SP7.0.1, SP7.0.2, SP7.0.3, SP8, SP8.0.1, SP8.0.a and SP8.0.2, SP9 and SP9.0.1 display o orientation markers can become is incorrect. Recall Number: Z-0641-2019 REASON Issue #1 affects Software Versions 6.0 SP7,...
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Company: ICU Medical Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 12/17/2018 Class II PRODUCT SAPPHIRE Epidural Set Yellow-Striped Microbore, 0.2 Micron Filter, PAV, 123 Inch, List Number 16373-02 Sapphire Epidural Sets are indicated for the delivery of fluids from a container to a patient’s epidural space. Sets are intended for use with Sapphire Infusion Systems. Recall Number:...
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Company: bioMerieux, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/19/2018 Class II PRODUCT VITEK 2 Systems Software Version 9.01 Update Kit. Recall Number: Z-0639-2019 REASON The VITEK 2 Systems Software Version 9.01 software may display incorrect organism identification information as well as the associated Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) results when using the VITEK 2 FLEXPREP” feature. RECALLING...
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Company: Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Date of Enforcement Report: 12/20/18 Class II PRODUCT VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System, Version 3.0 & below For use in the in vitro quantitative measurement of a variety of analytes of clinical interest in certain biological fluids (depending on the analyte) such as serum, plasma, urine and cerebrospinal fluid. Recall Number: Z-0651-2019...
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Company: Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Date of Enforcement Report: 12/20/18 Class II PRODUCT VITROS 5600 Integrated System, Version 3.3.1 & below For use in the in vitro quantitative, semi-quantitative, and qualitative measurement of a variety of analytes of clinical interest, using VITROS Chemistry Product Slides, VITROS Chemistry Products MicroTip Reagents and VITROS Immunodiagnostic Products Reagents. Recall Number:...
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Company: Philips Electronics North America Corporation Date of Enforcement Report: 12/14/2018 Class II PRODUCT Xper Flex Cardio Physiomonitoring System, Software versions 1.5.16.0322 and 1.6.1.0390, Model Numbers 453564241901, 453564241911, 453564483321, 453564483331, 453564621791, 453564621801, 453564669081 Recall Number: Z-0614-2019 REASON There are 3 issues: 1) Under certain conditions, real time waveforms may not be accurately plotted or displayed....
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Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/14/2018 Class II PRODUCT Dimension Vista 500, model no. 10284473 an in vitro diagnostic device intended to duplicate manual analytical procedures such as pipetting, mixing, heating, and measuring spectral intensities to determine a variety of analytes in human body fluids. Recall Number: Z-0616-2019 (Vista 500, Model...
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Company: Tosoh Bioscience Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 12/14/2018 Class II PRODUCT AIA-360 Analyzer is capable of performing two methods of immunoassay: an immunoenzymetric (IEMA) or sandwich immunoassay, a competitive binding (EIA) immunoassay. An antigen-antibody reaction begins by combining a patient sample, control, or calibrator with a diluent in an immunoreaction test cup from the...
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Company: COVIDIEN LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 12/18/2018 Class I PRODUCT Puritan Bennett 980 (PB980) ventilator series: Puritan Bennett” 980 Pediatric Adult Ventilator Puritan Bennett” 980 Neonatal Ventilator Puritan Bennett” 980 Universal Ventilator Product Usage: The Puritan Bennett 980 Series Ventilator is designed for use on patient population sizes from Neonatal (NICU) through Adult who...
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Clearly one of the great struggles with medical device product design is to understand and finely tune the design input for our devices.  It is difficult but the payoff can be great when done well – pays off with development efficiency, greater certainty with safety risk control, and ultimately in customer satisfaction. In our training...
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