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

Jan 7, 2020 | Medical Devices, 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