FDA official plans meeting on 510(k) rules

There’s an interesting article in Friday’s online edition of the StarTribune about how the medical device industry in Minnesota is being very proactive as the FDA considers changes to the 510(k) clearance process.
This is also an issue important to Memphis. (See “New FDA Rules Could Tighten Medical Device Pipeline” in the Feb. 24 edition of The Daily News.)
www.memphisdailynews.com/editorial/Article.aspx?id=48085
Representatives of the Minnesota Medical Device Alliance met earlier this month with Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, who directs the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health division.
Shuren will travel to Mineapolis on May 18 for a town meeting to discuss the proposed changes. Read the article:
www.startribune.com/business/91875939.html?elr=KArks:DCiU1OiP:DiiUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUU

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