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Unique Device Identification

Unique Device Identification

UDI: A Guide to Device Identifiers

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K2M Case Study: Tackling UDI and What Comes Next

Mark Zellers, Quality Assurance Specialist at K2M, is responsible for ensuring his company’s data is accurate and kept up-to-date with all sorts of outside stakeholders. One of his colleagues handles internal data management and Zellers ensures it gets to the people...

Don’t Forget—Medical Device Data Submission Deadlines in 2018

Beginning in September of 2014, medical device manufacturers have faced a series of data submission and maintenance requirements from the FDA as part of its Unique Device Identification (UDI) initiative. The agency phased the compliance deadlines by device class,...

Webinar: Harmonizing your EU MDR Efforts with FDA UDI

Gary Saner and John Lorenc of Reed Tech discuss UDI requirements in the EU and how device companies can align their EU compliance efforts with existing FDA UDI programs. WATCH NOW FOR: EU MDR / IVDR Overview EU UDI Requirements and Comparison to FDA UDI Global Data...

FDA is Sharpening its Focus on UDI Data Quality

In recent months, the Food and Drug Administration has continued to build on its message of the importance of data quality in its Unique Device Identification database, the GUDID. In a recent presentation to the Dental Trade Alliance, FDA GUDID Program Manager Indira...

Webinar: UDI and the EU MDR: What You Need to Know

In this webinar, you’ll get an overview of the requirements for the upcoming Unique Device Identification (UDI) initiative in the EU from Reed Tech and PRISYM ID team members. Presenters Chris Lentz, Gary Saner and Phil Dray will address the following: EU MDR /...

UK NHS eProcurement: The What, Who, Why and When

If your organization markets medical devices in the United Kingdom, you may have heard about the National Health Service (NHS) eProcurement program. Sometimes loosely referred to as the “U.K. UDI,” eProcurement shares some traits with FDA’s UDI program, but is quite...

FDA Insight: UDI Data Quality

On June 7 and 8, the medical device industry joined the FDA for the ninth Annual UDI Conference. With a recent UDI extension for Class I device labelers, industry members had an increased interest in FDA’s commentary on the state of the UDI mandate. During the two-day...

UDI Update: New FDA GUDID Technical Documents Released

Did you know that FDA recently updated some technical documents related to GUDID submissions? On March 31, the agency sent an email to its list of GUDID email subscribers with links to an updated GUDID Data Elements Reference Table and GUDID HL7 SPL Implementation...

GS1, GTIN, GDSN–What do they have to do with UDI?

If you are involved in your organization’s compliance program for Unique Device Identification (UDI), you have probably heard a lot of “G terms” being thrown around, like “GS1,” “GTIN” and “GDSN.” But what do these terms mean and where do they fit in with FDA’s UDI...

UDI Data Security: Why it should be important to you

Data security has three facets—confidentiality, integrity and availability. Device labelers need to keep each of these areas in mind when it comes to managing the UDI data for their device portfolio. Confidentiality: Not all data you submit to FDA as part of a UDI...

Data Submitted! But the UDI Journey Continues…

September 24 and the Class II UDI compliance date is past. Hopefully, you met the deadline and all of your records are now published and visible in Access GUDID, the public’s window into the GUDID database. But UDI is not over. In fact, for medical device labelers, it...

UDI Data Submission Case Study: Henry Schein

As Henry Schein evaluated the FDA’s requirements for Unique Device Identification (UDI), Jeff Peacock, VP of Global Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, realized he and his team had a daunting task ahead of them. Henry Schein manages the distribution of...