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Regulatory Recon: Former Congressman Waxman Says Drugmakers are Taking Advantage of Orphan Incentives; ANVISA Approves GW's Cannabis-Based Sativex (17 January 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 17 January 2017

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Categories: News, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Medical Devices, Regulatory intelligence

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What is a Wearable Device? Lifestyle Device vs. Medical Device By Meredith May, MS, RAC, Anna C. McFadden, PhD - Published 17 January 2017

This article discusses how to determine when wearable lifestyle devices, referred to as fitness trackers, might be categorized as medical devices. In cases where fitness trackers are used in particular ways, their categorization as a medical device carries with it specific requirements for compliance to regulations. The article provides useful information to regulatory personnel in assessing how much compliance to the Health Insurance Privacy and Portability Act (HIPPA)1 is expected for a wearable lifestyle device or fitness tracker with imbedded software when used for specific purposes. The article also reviews the migration from lifestyle device to medical device and the accompanying regulatory implications, including FDA's 'intended use.' The concept of "intended use" is key in making the distinction between lifestyle device and medical device, as in the case of wearable fitness devices.2, 3

Categories: Features, US, FDA, Medical Devices

Tags: Wearables, Fitness tracker, Lifestyle devices

NICE Halts Plans to Charge for Appraisals By Zachary Brennan - Published 16 January 2017

The UK’s National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on Monday said its plans to charge companies for its appraisals of drugs, medical devices and diagnostics have been put on hold until the UK’s new government completes its life sciences strategy.

Categories: News, Europe, EMA, MHRA, NICE, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Government affairs, Medical Devices, Reimbursement

Tags: Brexit, UK Life Sciences, ABPI, NICE

Regulatory Recon: Trump Promises 'Insurance for Everybody'; FDA Extends Review of Lilly Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug (16 January 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 16 January 2017

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Regulatory Recon: Trump Meets With Silicon Valley Insiders for FDA Pick; Lilly Defeats Teva in Alimta Patent Dispute (13 January 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 13 January 2017

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Categories: News, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Medical Devices, Regulatory intelligence

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FDA Further Explains Delay on LDT Guidance By Zachary Brennan - Published 13 January 2017

Two months after saying it would not finalize guidance on the regulation of lab-developed tests (LDTs), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday published a discussion paper with some hints as to how it would like the discussion and regulations on this thorny issue to move forward.

Categories: News, US, FDA, In vitro diagnostics, Medical Devices

Tags: lab-developed tests, LDTs, FDA on lab tests

Analysis: Longer Review Times Associated With Fewer Adverse Events for High-Risk Heart Devices By Michael Mezher - Published 13 January 2017

A new analysis finds longer regulatory review times for high-risk cardiovascular medical devices to be associated with fewer adverse event reports, and a lower likelihood of such reports citing serious injury or death.

Categories: News, Europe, US, EC, FDA, Medical Devices, Postmarket surveillance, Submission and registration

Tags: Adverse Event Reports, AER, Safety

FDA Finalizes Guidance on Benefit-Risk Considerations for IDEs By Michael Mezher - Published 12 January 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday finalized its guidance detailing its framework for assessing the benefits and risks of investigational device exemptions (IDEs).

Categories: News, US, CDRH, Clinical, In vitro diagnostics, Medical Devices

Tags: Investigational Device Exemption, Final Guidance

European Regulatory Roundup: EMA Maps International Regulatory Coordination (12 January 2017) By Nick Paul Taylor - Published 12 January 2017

Welcome to our European Regulatory Roundup, our weekly overview of the top EU regulatory news.

Categories: News, Europe, EC, EMA, MHRA, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Medical Devices

Tags: regulatory harmonization, ICMRA, Bayer, biologic quality standards

Regulatory Recon: Trump Meets with NIH Contenders; NICE Backs Novartis Kidney Cancer Drug (12 January 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 12 January 2017

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Categories: News, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Medical Devices, Regulatory intelligence

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FDA and MHRA Break Down Foreign Inspection Data By Zachary Brennan - Published 11 January 2017

Both the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the UK’s Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) are slowly ramping up their inspections of foreign manufacturers, according to the latest statistics.

Categories: News, Europe, US, FDA, MHRA, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Manufacturing, Medical Devices, Regulatory intelligence, Regulatory strategy

Tags: foreign drug inspections, foreign device inspections

Regulatory Recon: Merck Gambles on Early sBLA for Keytruda Combo; FDA Accepts BLA Mylan & Biocon's Proposed Biosimilar Trastuzumab (11 January 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 11 January 2017

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FDA, DHS Find Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in St. Jude Heart Devices By Michael Mezher - Published 11 January 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) issued an advisory on Monday warning of cybersecurity vulnerabilities found in St. Jude Medical's Merlin@home wireless transmitter that could affect the company's line of implantable cardiac devices (ICDs).

Categories: News, US, FDA, Medical Devices, Postmarket surveillance

Tags: Cybersecurity, Medical Device Cybersecurity, St. Jude Medical, MedSec, Muddy Waters Research, Merlin@home Transmitter

Regulatory Recon: Highly-Valued Moderna Hits Safety Problems with Lead Drug; HHS Secretary Calls for Medicare to Negotiate Drug Prices (10 January 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 10 January 2017

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Asia Regulatory Roundup: CFDA Offers Guidance on Device Quality Control (10 January 2017) By Nick Paul Taylor - Published 10 January 2017

Welcome to our Asia Regulatory Roundup, our weekly overview of the top regulatory news in Asia.

Categories: News, Asia, CDSCO, CFDA, PMDA, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Medical Devices

Tags: AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, CDSCO, codeine

Regulatory Recon: Takeda Buys Ariad for $5.2 Billion; Merrimack to Sell Oncology Assets to Ipsen (9 January 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 09 January 2017

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Regulatory Recon: Big Ruling Against Sanofi and Regeneron; Obama on Repealing Obamacare (6 January 2017) By Zachary Brennan - Published 06 January 2017

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Categories: News, Canada, Europe, US, EC, EMA, FDA, Health Canada, NICE, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Government affairs, Medical Devices

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Regulatory Recon: CDC Hid Numerous Mishaps With Deadly Germs; High Priced Drugs to Blame for Rise in Medicare Part D Spending (5 January 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 05 January 2017

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Categories: News, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Medical Devices, Regulatory intelligence

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Mammogram Record Retention: FDA Offers Advice By Zachary Brennan - Published 05 January 2017

Following some confusion over mammogram record retention requirements, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday told all facilities conducting such tests that they must retain a record of each one for at least five years, or not less than 10 years if no additional mammograms of the patient are performed at the facility (or a longer period if mandated by state or local law).

Categories: News, US, CDRH, Crisis management, Medical Devices, Quality, Regulatory intelligence

Tags: mammogram, FDA and mammography, MQSA

European Regulatory Roundup: Swissmedic Clarifies Stance on EC Certificates for Devices (5 January 2016) By Nick Paul Taylor - Published 05 January 2017

Welcome to our European Regulatory Roundup, our weekly overview of the top EU regulatory news.

Categories: News, Europe, EC, EMA, MHRA, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Government affairs, Medical Devices, Regulatory intelligence, Regulatory strategy

Tags: Swissmedic, European Regulatory Roundup, notified bodies, Braille

Regulatory Recon: Texas Sues FDA Over Death Penalty Drugs; Head of FDA's Criminal Office Departs (4 January 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 04 January 2017

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Categories: News, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Medical Devices, Regulatory intelligence

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Biosimilar Drug Development, Complex Medicinal Products, Medical Device Regulations, Research and Technology and a Preview of January By Gloria Hall - Published 04 January 2017

The following is a summary of feature articles posted throughout December with links and a preview of what's to come in January.

Categories: Features, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Medical Devices

Bipartisan House Bill Seeks to Repeal Medical Device Tax By Zachary Brennan - Published 04 January 2017

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and a group of more than 220 bipartisan representatives on Tuesday introduced a bill that would permanently repeal the 2.3% tax on medical device companies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Categories: News, US, Government affairs, Medical Devices

Tags: device tax, medical device legislation, Paulsen, Trump

FDA Finalizes Postmarket Cybersecurity Guidance By Michael Mezher - Published 03 January 2017

Just before the close of 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized its guidance for managing postmarket cybersecurity for connected medical devices.

Categories: News, US, CDRH, Communication, Medical Devices

Tags: Cybersecurity, Medical Device Cybersecurity

Regulatory Recon: Catch Up on All the News You Missed Over the Holidays (3 January 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 03 January 2017

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