The Week In... Medical Devices (11-15/03)
  • Posted on: 15/03/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Medical Devices (11-15/03)

In a tumultuous week for Brexit negotiations, top stories hitting the medical devices headlines include MedTech Europe writing to EU commissioners to highlight dangers to the industry, and a report on 10 ways we could be affected by no-deal including access to medicines. Other stories include the FDA on regulating AI in medical technology.

 

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Criteria announced for Type 1 diabetes monitors prescriptions

NHS England has announced details of how people with Type 1 diabetes will benefit from flash glucose monitors from April 2019.

Brexit: 10 ways you could be affected by no-deal

Ministers and NHS leaders say every effort is being made to ensure there will be enough medicines and clinical equipment available in the event of delays to imports from the EU.

FDA: AI in med tech: how should it be regulated?

Over the past 18 months, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has faced a major challenge in updating its regulations, as a result of an influx of artificial intelligence (AI) devices set to transform healthcare. 

European Commission launches new portal for regulations

The European Commission has revamped its medical device section on its website to include a portal that presents the new regulatory requirements targeted at impacted actors.

MedTech Europe urges EU Commission to take action on Brexit

Industry trade association MedTech Europe has written to EU commissioners highlighting the dangers of Brexit on the medical technology sector.

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