Top 5 Medical Device News Posts: June 18 to 24, 2014

medical device news logoEach week, KMC Systems brings you the top 5 medical device news articles to keep you up-to-date on the latest medical device development, design and manufacturing industry information.

This week, Johnson & Johnson expands life sciences innovation, learn how to use remote medical device audits effectively, the FDA moves to improve the medical device review process and reduces some software regulation, and KMC Systems gives you a free pass to AACC 2014.


Johnson & Johnson Innovation Catalyzes New And Exciting Science And Technology In Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Diagnostic And Consumer Healthcare Spaces

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC recently announced 12 new alliances with life science companies and research institutions around the globe to explore early-stage innovation in a broad range of therapeutic areas and across pharmaceuticals, medical device and diagnostics and consumer healthcare.

Read more on Med Device Online.


4 Ways to Make the Best Use of Medical Device Remote Audits

By Robert Packard

This blog identifies how to use medical device remote audits effectively, save time and resources, and when you should not conduct audits remotely.

Read more on Medical Device Academy.


U.S. FDA outlines plans for device review process improvements

By Stewart Eisenhart
Following third-party process improvement recommendations issued in late 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) has laid out a two-stage plan to implement those changes for medical device reviews.

Read more on Mass Device.


Get Your Free Pass to AACC 2014

By Tracy Mallette
To thank you for your KMC Systems support, we’re giving you a free pass to the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting 2014, from July 27 to 31 at McCormick Convention Center in Chicago.

Read more on the KMC Systems blog.


FDA Retreats on Regulation of Certain Software Products

By Jennifer D. Newberger

Recognizing that even regulating certain software products as Class I medical devices is more regulation than necessary, FDA released a Draft Guidance document titled, “Medical Device Data Systems [MDDS], Medical Image Storage Devices, and Medical Image Communication Devices.”

Read more on the FDA Law Blog.

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