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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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GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION – 5 CLINICAL ASPECTS

As mentioned in my previous post on the MEDDEV 2.7/1 revision 4, the second quarter of 2016 is characterized by several big steps from clinical evidence perspective: Besides the publication of the new version of the MEDDEV 2.7/1, consensus was … Continue reading

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EU MEDICAL DEVICE STUDIES IN 2015: A YEAR OF CONTRAST?

Happy New Year! Indeed the year 2015 did become an interesting one looking at it from an EU medical device study perspective. Especially since some of the events seem to create areas for tension: More transparency on clinical data, but … Continue reading

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FOUR (NOT) TO DO’S TO PREVENT PAPER WITHDRAWAL

The vote regarding the proposed Medical Device Regulation is once more postponed, so we will need some more patience before knowing where we are heading in Europe with the Medical Device Directive. One thing, however, speaks clearly from the proposal … Continue reading

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