Understanding FDA Guidance On Connected Medical Devices
By Erin Bosman, Julie Park and Brittany ScheinokOctober 16, 2017, 11:04 AM EDT
Law360, New York (October 16, 2017, 11:04 AM EDT) -- In the coming years, we expect to see an explosion in the number of interoperable medical devices. These are connected medical devices that have the ability to connect to different technologies and devices, even from other manufacturers. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration also recognizes the growing importance of these connected devices and issued final guidance on Sept. 6, 2017, relating to their safety.
Interoperable medical devices can provide incredibly valuable data to health care providers and patients. Health information that may have taken several doctors’...