vrijdag 14 juni 2019

MedTech Europe: Patient problem adverse event codes published

Patient problem adverse event codes published
The adverse event codes developed by the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) are scheduled to be implemented in the European vigilance reporting starting from 1 January 2019 with a one-year transition period until their official enforcement as of 1st January 2020. Now a new set of IMDRF adverse event codes were published for Patient […] The post Patient problem adverse event codes published appeared first on MedTech Europe.
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European database on medical devices (EUDAMED)
For the moment, the following information is posted: Latest version of the Eudamed functional specifications (v4.1) MDR UDI and device data sets and IVDR UDI and device data sets to be registered in Eudamed and the UDI and device data dictionary Data exchange guidelines and a set of documents related to Machine-to-machine (M2M) data exchange […] The post European database on medical devices (EUDAMED) appeared first on MedTech Europe.
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Council Conclusions on combatting Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) highlight the continued need to keep the topic high on the political agenda
Infection prevention in hospital and healthcare settings is complex and ranges from simple hand disinfection to establishing comprehensive Infection Prevention Programmes. The use of medical technologies can help in the successful delivery of such programmes: Dedicated medical devices can prevent the development of healthcare-associated infections[1] and therefore decrease the risk of AMR to develop in […] The post Council Conclusions on combatting Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) highlight the continued need to keep the topic high on the political agenda appeared first on MedTech Europe.
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