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Category: Medical Device Industry

Jun
20

Digital Devices: The FDA’s Latest Initiatives

The role of digital technology in medical devices has received a lot of attention in recent years – and raised a lot of questions. Where do consumer products end and medical devices begin? What are the potential privacy implications? How will the regulations governing these products evolve? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently made new announcements regarding its approach to these devices in a new

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Jun
01

How Outdated Data Impacts Medical Device Recalls

A medical device recall that affects only the provider and physician level sounds like it should be a simpler process than one that impacts the patient level. But these recalls can still involve serious pitfalls, especially when it comes to data – specifically, outdated data.   While a brick-and-mortar hospital doesn’t change sites often, smaller clinics and other facilities may move locations much more frequently.

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Apr
03

Preparing in Advance for a Lithium-ion Battery Recall

A product deemed likely to catch fire is almost certain to spark the interest of the media and the public. Issues with lithium-ion batteries are no exception. In addition to the attention, the logistics behind these recalls are highly complex. While preparedness is always a good idea, it is especially true for products containing these batteries.  Without a robust recall plan in place, by the time consumer complaints come in to call centers and begin to broadcast on social media, you’re already behind the ball.

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Mar
17

The Trump Budget’s Potential Impact on Compliance and Recalls

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget could have wide ranging implications in virtually every industry. In the medical and food industries, the sweeping cuts could impact the implementation of new regulations and development of new research – which could ultimately impact product recalls. The administration’s

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Mar
01

Fighting Fatigue: Avoiding Recall Reannouncements

Many business leaders may think the worst case scenario when it comes to product defects is a recall. But imagine having to reannounce the recall months later. It’s a common situation, especially among consumer products and medical devices. Unfortunately, this situation can’t always be avoided.

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