Posts Tagged ‘ Advanced Medical Technology Association ’

FDA Misses Deadline to File Financials for Review

Jan 24th, 2012 | By
Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, CDRH

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was supposed to submit a new agreement to lawmakers on  January 15, concerning how much funding it will need next year to review medical devices and conduct product reviews. Bloomberg reports (here) no new agreement was filed – the FDA essentially missed its deadline. That may hurt the
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More Monitoring of Medical Device Implants After Market

Dec 18th, 2011 | By
DePuy Hip Implant, J&J, YouTube, Attny Greg Borri

Artificial hips that fail, surgical mesh that injures – the New York Times reports (here) on December 14, 2011, that amid the growing number of problems with medical devices a bipartisan bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate that would require device makers follow the life of their products after they’re approved for sale.