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Hazard Analysis

Role of Hazard Analysis in ISO 14971 Medical device hazard analysis is a fundamental requirement of ISO 14971 risk management. Hazard analysis entails identification of hazards from possible...
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Developing Medical Device Software

"Developing Medical Device Software," New Med Device Online Article Series by Sterling Medical Devices While nowadays Safety Assurance Cases are mostly limited to infusion pumps, medical device...
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When Medical Device Software Fails Due to Improper Verification and Validation

Software can be an essential component of your medical device, whether you’re designing a new product or improving the functionality of an existing one. Medical device software continues to change...
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White Paper – 4 Factors to Consider When Developing Your mHealth Product

4 Factors to Consider When Developing Your mHealth Product Successful FDA submission of your mHealth product not only hinges on the accuracy of your data and reliability of your software, but on...
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Is Your Medical Device an Entry Point for a Cyber Attack?

The Internet of Things (Iot), the continual proliferation of mobile medical devices, and the growing amount of data in hospital systems are trends medical device manufacturers should closely follow....
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Should the FDA’s Regulatory Oversight of Medical Device Apps be Limited Any Further?

The medical technology (medtech) sector is ablaze with change as a result of the increased usage of mobile apps. Today, legislators, media outlets, and decision-makers in industry are increasingly...
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The 21st Century Cures Act: The Current Talk of the Medical Device Industry

A better approach than limiting the FDAs scope along certain criteria through legislation would be to allow the FDA to be more nimble and empowered, with oversight to prevent regulatory abuse. The...
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What is ISO 14971?

ISO 14971 is the application of a risk management process for medical devices. It outlines the process you are going to follow for risk analysis. It entails going through risk analysis, a risk...
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Guidelines to Follow When Creating Mobile Medical Device Apps

Many new software applications are being developed for use on mobile platforms (smart phones, tablets, etc.). Before delving into the steps to be taken to develop such an application, we should first...
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Resources

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September 11, 2020

Keys to Success in the Digital Health/Mobile Medical Device Market: Experienced Partners

Digital health, including mobile medical devices and applications, is offering patients, providers, health systems, and insurance carriers’ real-world opportunities to improve medical outcomes and enhance the efficiency of healthcare around the world....
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April 30, 2020

Device Manufacturers Face Challenges to Balance Opportunity and Risk

With an increased focus on technology advancement and product development, medical device manufacturers are beginning to improve their devices and seize new opportunities. However, this comes with an...
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April 29, 2020

Sterling Medical Devices Partners with Cedars-Sinai and Aytu BioScience on Potential Coronavirus Treatment

MOONACHIE, NJ, April 29, 2020 — Sterling Medical Devices, a leader in custom electro-mechanical and software solutions for the medical device industry, announced today their partnership with...
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