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Reed Tech Selected by The Vision Council as the full-service solution for UDI

Jan 7, 2020 | Life Sciences, Unique Device Identification

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Reed Tech is proud to be recognized as the full-service solution for Unique Device Identification (UDI) to US FDA and other Global Regulators by The Vision Council

HORSHAM, PA. (PRWEB) JANUARY 07, 2020 Reed Technology and Information Services Inc. (Reed Tech™), a leading provider of data management and analytics solutions for the life sciences industry, is proud to be recognized by The Vision Council, the leading non-profit organization serving as a global voice for eyewear and eyecare, as a provider solution for their association members. Reed Tech offers a full-service solution for medical device manufacturers to manage regulatory and commercial product information, including Unique Device Identifier (UDI) submissions to the European Union Databank on Medical Devices (EUDAMED).

Regulatory product data submissions for the UDI requirements due in 2020 require planning and expertise. The FDA Class I UDI requirements for labeling, direct marking and AccessGUDID submission are due next September. Additionally, for those manufacturers intending to market prescription eyewear products in the European Union, EUDAMED submission will be due in May 2022. Additional global regulators are emerging and will require regulatory expertise for UDI submissions.

“Reed Tech is delighted to be recognized by The Vision Council as they build awareness among their members for upcoming UDI product data management needs. Looking to the future, more global requirements will arise as additional health authorities around the world publish UDI regulations. Reed Tech SingleSource™ for Medical Devices continues to evolve to meet business critical needs of medical device manufacturers, such as vision products. Reed Tech provides a single and reliable data repository, accessible across departments wherever they are located in the world,” said Arshad Rahman, General Manager of the Reed Tech Life Sciences division.

“The Vision Council aims to provide its members with the best resources so they can run a successful business, and we are confident our collaboration with Reed Tech will accomplish this goal,” said Michael C. Vitale, ABOM, The Vision Council’s senior technical director and Lens Division liaison. “Adhering to the UDI requirements is critical for our members, so we are greatly looking forward to utilizing the full-service solution from Reed Tech in the optical industry.”

About Reed Tech: Reed Tech is the provider of best-in-class data management, conversion, information, and analytics solutions to government agencies, patent-driven companies and law firms, and the life sciences industry. Our solutions offer the means for our customers to increase productivity, comply with regulations and make more informed decisions quickly. Our offerings enable the collection, transformation, submission and analysis of data. The corporate culture is driven by a commitment to excellence, innovation, and a strong dedication to customers, employees and communities. Reed Tech is a LexisNexis® company. For more information, please visit

About The Vision Council: Championing better vision for better lives, The Vision Council positions its members for success by promoting growth in the vision care industry through education, advocacy, research, consumer outreach, building strategic relationships and industry forums. By sharing the latest in eyewear trends, advances in technology and advice from eyewear experts, The Vision Council serves as a resource to the public looking to learn more about options in eyeglasses and sunglasses. For more information, visit

About LexisNexis Legal & Professional

LexisNexis Legal & Professional® provides legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics that help customers increase their productivity, improve decision-making, achieve better outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 150 countries with 11,300 employees worldwide, is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

About LexisNexis Reed Tech

LexisNexis Reed Tech brings clarity to innovation for businesses worldwide. We enable innovators to accomplish more by helping them make informed decisions, be more productive, comply with regulations, and ultimately achieve a competitive advantage for their business. Our Reed Tech suite of SingleSource™ for Medical Devices, SingleSource™ for Drug Products, and Navigator™ for Drug Labels enables life sciences companies to create product data management strategies and meet compliance deadlines on time. We are proud to directly support and serve these innovators in their endeavors to better humankind.

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