Although many device companies are seeking cost savings when seeking sourcing products or components manufactured in Asia, quality should not be compromised. Intense due diligence is important.
With the heightened supplier scrutiny, it’s time to reevaluate your supplier quality program.
Managing suppliers is critical, and your processes in doing so must be documented.
Held in November, the COMPAMED and MEDICA trade fair will showcase futuristic as well as tried-and-true medical technologies.
Fewer resources and more requirements are hindering the process.
There’s no excuse. FDA really does make it easy.
This year’s COMPAMED trade fair will serve as a catalyst for more industry partnerships.
What is the responsibility of the design owner? What level of accountability does the supplier have? What follow-up actions must a supplier take? A variety of best practices need to be driven forward by both suppliers and OEMs in an organized manner to ensure patient safety.
REACH, which stands for the Regulation, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals, is a standard that was established by the European Union (EU) in 2007 but does not go into effect until 2018. Simply put, REACH immediately seeks to “limit or prohibit the use of toxic substances in products.” According to an article written by…
Requiring clear supplier agreements can force some tough conversations. Acme Monaco’s Lucas Karabin, and Hogan Lovells attorney Jodi Scott, discuss the importance for such agreements, and what they should ideally cover.