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FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Computer Software Assurance for Production and Quality System Software The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the new draft guidance: Computer Software Assurance for Production and Quality System Software. Download here: 2022-Guidance-Computer-Software-Assurance This new FDA draft guidance provides recommendations on risk-based assurance activities for computers and automated data processing systems that are...
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The FDA’s Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories (OSEL) works to promote the innovation and development of new lifesaving medical devices. Their goal is to use the latest science to expedite the development of medical devices. The FDA would like to bring awareness to the 20 research programs that are in place for the advancement...
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The FDA recently announced the addition of 25 new tools to the Catalog of Regulatory Science Tools to help assess medical devices. CDRH catalogues regulatory science tools on this webpage to help improve the development and assessment of emerging medical technologies. Of the 25 tools added, some items of interest are: Laboratory Accuracy Evaluation of...
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I don’t even really like to use the word retrospective
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Since being introduced, test automation continues to evolve as new technologies are created and released.  One such evolution is Ranorex Online which has been officially released for public beta testing.  Those familiar with test automation are aware that browser plugins are a necessary evil for any web-based testing framework.  Ranorex Online attempts to eliminate that...
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SoftwareCPR® is pleased to announce their Silver Service partnership with Ranorex®, an excellent test automation tool and company.  You can read other posts on our site regarding Ranorex® here. As a silver partner, SoftwareCPR® is recognized as having the quality and experience needed for developing automated tests using Ranorex®, both in regulated and non-regulated environments....
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Seapine Software (seapine.com) which provides a variety of development tools published its 2014 report on the state of software development for medical devices. This report was generated based on input from 500 individuals in the medical device industry. It contains a breakdown of risk management methods used, key documentation challenges, requirements management approaches used, test...
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In SoftwareCPR’s experience, translations and localization of user interfaces and labeling of medical devices for distribution in a variety of geographic regions can be challenging and can present safety issues if not properly handled.  Alan Kusinitz of SoftwareCPR® co-authored an article on localization risk management with one of the large companies that provides such services...
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In SoftwareCPR’s opinion, a somewhat unique, very well conceived, and well designed tool for the specialized craft of risk analysis as well as safety assurance cases.  The tool is very configurable, allowing customized structures for your own methods.  The ability to view data from an FMEA, FTA, or table view saves valuable time during creation...
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Our test team at SoftwareCPR® often uses Ranorex Automated Test Tool for automated integration level and software system level testing.   We have had very good experience with this tools for user interface testing for certain types of medical device software.  The test reports are particularly impressive and well suited for Design History Files (DHF). Accelerate testing...
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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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Upcoming SoftwareCPR Training Courses:

Public Course – Jan 9-11, 2023 – Risk Management (in-person)

Our newly updated ISO 14971:2019 Medical Device Risk Management, A Software Organization’s Perspective public training course is now open for registration!

Where:  Tampa, Florida

  • Coverage of ISO 14971:2019, IEC 62304; amd1, and IEC/TR 80002-1.
  • System level hazards analysis – mapping to software, cybersecurity, and usability
  • Why FMEA is incomplete for medical device risk management.
  • How to perform software hazards analysis.
  • And more!

3-days onsite with group exercises, quizzes, examples, Q&A.

Instructors: Dr. Peter Rech, Brian Pate

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