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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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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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MEDDEV 2.7/1 REVISION 4: A HIGHER DEMAND FOR CLINICAL EVIDENCE

In Europe the second quarter of 2016 is characterized by several big steps from clinical perspective: In April the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force, in June consensus was reached on the new Medical Device Regulation (MDR), and … Continue reading

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EU MEDICAL DEVICE DIRECTIVE REVISION CONTINUED

Last week Glenis Willmott was announced to be the new rapporteur for the Medical Device Directive revision. For me that raised the question what effect this will have on the clinical research aspects of the proposed Medical Device Regulation. Given … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN MEDICAL DEVICE REGULATION – FIVE KEY DRIVERS OF THE PREMARKET CLINICAL EVIDENCE BASE

The Medical Device sector concerns a wide variety of products and the proposed European Medical Device Regulation attempts to regulate the pre- and postmarket clinical evidence base under one umbrella. Driven by scandals such as with the hip and PIP … Continue reading

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