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Four More Guidance Documents Released: Antimicrobial Devices, Closed-Loop Control Technology, De Novo Submissions, Devices For Graft Versus Host Diseases
The US FDA recently published four guidance documents, two final — one concerning antimicrobial susceptibility test system devices and another related to devices with physiologic closed-loop control technology. The agency’s two draft documents pertain to electronic submissions for de novo requests and graft-versus-host diseases.
Researchers from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School argue that the Ensuring Patient Access to Critical Breakthrough Products Act is “a step in the wrong direction.”
News We're Watching: Studies Back Nevro Pain Treatment, FTC Blesses Resonetics Nitinol Deal, Genetic Test Identifies Best RDN Patients
This week, studies supported Nevro’s spinal cord stimulation therapy and a VRx system that helps reduce pain; the American Medical Association found inconsistent insurance coverage of digital therapeutics; and Geneticure announced a cheek-swab test to identify which patients are most likely to benefit from renal denervation.
Postmarket surveillance of AI/ML is a continuing issue for regulation, DHCoE acting assistant director MiRa Jacobs says.
New FDA Documents On Weight-Loss Devices, Software And International Harmonization As End Of Fiscal Year Nears
With the end of fiscal 2023 just over a week away, the US Food and Drug Administration has been publishing promised guidance documents, action plans and white papers. Medtech Insight’s round-up of four device-specific documents is below.
The DHCoE’s new page provides a one-stop-shop for frequently asked digital health policy questions.