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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The attached pdf file contains all software and computer related warning letter excerpts included on this site. Some of the newest warning letters on the site may not be included since we only update this comprehensive document periodically. This...
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This content is only available to our Standards Navigators subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. Read the Swedish formal objection to the harmonization of ISO 13485. Sweden Formal Objection ISO13485 Medical Devices
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This content is only available to Standards Navigators subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The Industry response to the Swedish objection to ISO 13485 can be found at the following link:   Industryresponseto13485objection I had previously posted regarding the Swedish objection at this link:  
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This content is only available to Standards Navigators subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The link provides the formal objection to the harmonization of ISO 14971 from the European Commission.   EN Deharmonization of Cen-Standards 2010-11
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This content is only available to Standards Navigators subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The link provides the response from ISO TC 210 to the EC objections to ISO 14971.  ISO TC210 Comments on deharmonization of EN14971
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This content is only available to Standards Navigator subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. A new work item and draft technical report for guidance in implementing IEC 80001-1:2010. This TR provides practical guidance for doing risk management for hospital networks.The report is at the link provided until the review period ends on 24-Feb-2011. IEC...
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This content is only available to Standards Navigator subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. A new work item and draft technical report for guidance in implementing IEC 80001-1:2010. This TR provides a framework for a dialogue between a medical device manufacturer and a hospital regarding system and data security controls. The report is at...
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This content is only available to Standards Navigator subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. A new work item and draft technical report for guidance in implementing IEC 80001-1:2010. This TR provides guidance for considering risk when using wireless communications in a hospital.  The report is at the link provided until the review period ends...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The pdf at the link provided contains a training template used in SoftwareCPR training on production and quality system software validation. It presents a general validation form for discussion that can be used itself for simple applications or tools...
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The pdf at the link provided is a list of detectable flaws which a manufacturer could be expected to identify and remove. This was provided to the 62304 working group by the FDA for consideration during the work on the second edition of 62304.
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The pdf at the link provided contains selected templates used in SoftwareCPR training on medical device software standards focused on IEC 62304. These are not intended to be ideal for all situations or comprehensive but are intended to serve...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. Slides from a presentation by Molly Ray of SoftwareCPR are at the link provided as a pdf. These slides provide an introduction to pre-market submissions for devices that are, or contain, software. SoftwareCPR Presentation-510k
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The attached zip file contains 3 training templates. One is for an example software development SOP, one is a companion software development plan, and one is a template for software risk analysis incorporating the concept of predefined categories of...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The attached pdf is a SoftwareCPR training aide and should not be used blindly to fill in the blanks. It is a partial example of a software risk analysis procedure and report. It is just one partial approach that...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The pdf at the link provided contains a set of FDA reference documents and partial examples used in SoftwareCPR training courses on Validation of Production and Quality System Software and Part 11. This is just a partial set and...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The attached pdf is a training aide and should not be used blindly to fill in the blanks. It is a partial example of Software Design Specification tailored from an IEEE standard. Design Spec - SoftwareCPR Template-Rev3
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The attached pdf is a training aide and should not be used blindly to fill in the blanks. It is a partial example of a User Interface Design Specification. UI Design - SoftwareCPR Template-Rev2
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The attached pdf is a SoftwareCPR training aide and should not be used blindly to fill in the blanks. It is a partial example for a software requirements specification (SRS) for a small surgical device. SRS-template-embeddev-SoftwareCPRtrainingdocRev2 . . ....
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. Prepared this example Device Risk Management SOP for the purpose of risk analysis training where the pros and cons could be further discussed.  This example is modeled on the approach required by ISO 14971 and expands on it with...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. This reference manual includes select FDA documents as well as SoftwareCPR training aides and checklists that SoftwareCPR uses in its training courses on Validation of Clinical Trials Computer Systems. The PDF is over 2 MB so be patient downloading...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. 21 CFR Part 11 is a topic of current focus for FDA and industry.  This manual contains the most important FDA documents related to Part 11 as well as some key SoftwareCPR educational Aides as listed below: This manual...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. Crimson Life Sciences which performs language translations for labeling and user interfaces was assessed by Underwriters Laboratory for conformance with the ISO 14971 Medical Device Risk Management standard. The summary of the audit results is available at this link...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. Our SoftwareCPR audit checklist for assessing conformance with the FDA Guidance for "Computerized Systems Used in Clinical Trials" can be viewed and downloaded at this link:  ClinicalTrialsSWFullChecklist. This checklist has been updated by Mary Decareau of SoftwareCPR to reflect...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. 21 CFR Part 11 is a topic of current focus for FDA and industry. In February 2003 FDA announced a major change in direction regarding Part 11 and withdrew all previous draft Part 11 guidance and the Part 11...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The pdf at the link provided is a reprint of an article entitled "Uses and Misuses of Probability in Medical Device Risk Management" authored by Alan Kusinitz, Managing Partner of SoftwareCPR, for the AAMI Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology journal...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. This reference manual includes the following documents in a single pdf with bookmarks and a clickable TOC. Be sure to click bookmarks in adobe so you can jump around the document easily. This pdf contains key FDA software guidances...
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This content is only available to Premium Level and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. At a 1-day current regulatory topics session by ASQ held in Needham, MA, on June 16, 2005, Alan Kusinitz, Managing Partner of SoftwareCPR®, gave a presentation on the recent FDA Cybersecurity Guidance and the new revised FDA "Guidance...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The attached document is a reprint of a chapter from an AABB book. The book is titled "Information Technology in Infusion Medicine".  The chapter is on 21 CFR Part 11 Electronic Records;Electronic Signatures and was authored by Alan Kusinitz,...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. SoftwareCPR has prepared an audit checklist for assessing compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures regulation.  The checklist is intended for use by expert assessors knowledgeable in the regulation, its preamble, history, and current enforcement...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. At AAMI's International Standards Conference on March 11 2003 FDA's CDRH Software Compliance and Part 11 Representative (John Murray) gave the first presentation on FDA's changes in its approach to Part 11.  The slides from this presentation can be...
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This content is only available to Premium Level or higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. At AAMI's International Standards Conference on March 11 2003 FDA's CDRH Software Compliance Expert and AAMI Software Committee co-chair (John Murray) gave a presentation on FDA's software message and the role standards can play to benefit industry and...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The document at the link provided is a SoftwareCPR training aide on Part 11. It provides information and explanation of the Feb 2003 FDA redirection of its Part 11 regulation. It includes a summary of the areas of Part...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. A one page memory jogger for key sections of the Part 11 rule is at the link provided.  This is a SoftwareCPR training and auditing aide. This was updated Feb 2003 to highlight items for which FDA is changing...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. SoftwareCPR suggestions for a validation or Part 11 master plan are that it be a high-level plan not providing detailed document or protocol formats. Generally it is best if a master plan is a transient document.  It gets constructed...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The document at the link provided is a SoftwareCPR training aid that provides a partial template with some tips for construction of a handbook/procedure that addresses IT/Network issues regulatory compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 requirements and to support...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. 21 CFR Part 11 Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures is a short rule with a lengthy and informative preamble.  The attached training aid provides section of the rule side by side with relevant excerpts of the preamble with some...
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This content is only available to Premium and higher subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. The attached document is a SoftwareCPR training aid with commentary and explanation of 21 CFR Part 11 Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures by SoftwareCPR.  Note the date of this document as this is an evolving area. erecordsesigscommentary09012000-346
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