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GDPR: DOES IT IMPACT YOUR CLINICAL STUDY?

It is hard to miss, but as of May 25, 2018, the GDPR becomes effective. Although collection and review of personal data and clinical studies have gone hand-in-hand for decades and therefore I do not expect major changes, the devil … Continue reading

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Clinical evidence under the EU Medical Device Regulation: More firework on the way.

The EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and the In Vitro Diagnostic device Regulation (IVDR) entered into force, local governments published guidance how to deal with the new medical device regulations, there is debate on the implementation of the MEDDEV 2.7/1 … Continue reading

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DUTCH HEALTH INSPECTION – THE 4 KNOWS OF THE CONFERENCE ON CLINICAL TRIALS WITH MEDICAL DEVICES

The Dutch Health Inspection (IGZ) organized an invitational conference on clinical research with medical devices end of last year. Representatives of the different stakeholders, such as manufacturers, competent authorities, Ethics Committee’s, and health care providers were present during this conference … Continue reading

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INFORMED CONSENT – 5 CRITICAL ELEMENTS TO MONITOR

Ensuring proper informed consent in clinical studies is a critical process, that protects the rights, safety, and welfare of human subjects involved. It will require even more attention under the new GDPR and with the globalization of clinical trials. Although … Continue reading

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EU MEDICAL DEVICE CLINICAL EVIDENCE 2016/2017

The year 2016 has been a very interesting one from clinical perspective with many developments in the EU medical device regulatory environment, and I am sure we are facing an even more interesting one coming up: The latest draft of … Continue reading

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MUTUAL ACCEPTANCE OF CLINICAL STUDY DATA IN DAILY PRACTICE

During the congress on clinical trials for medical devices in Berlin, I spoke on the mutual acceptance of clinical trial data. A short version of my presentation you can find on SlideShare: Globalization of Clinical Trials: Mutual acceptance of Medical … Continue reading

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