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Medical devices and cybersecurity: FDA calls for comprehensive risk management programs

March 30, 2016

Market growth, along with the growing sensitivity on cyber safety, has caused the FDA to turn its attention to cybersecurity and protecting public health from vulnerabilities presented by the increasing use of software in medical devices. READ MORE

Top takeaways from 33rd Annual IAHA Annual Meeting

November 9, 2015
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On Oct. 27, 2015, the Annual Meeting of the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys was held at Navy Pier in Chicago. Hundreds of health care attorneys attended, including several from Thompson Coburn. The symposium was loaded with high-quality and insightful sessions, and our attorneys identified the following highlights READ MORE

FDA Update: New guidance released on mobile medical devices, medical devices data systems

September 3, 2015

In the newly updated Guidance, the FDA stresses, in particular, the purposes of the two platforms as well as the difference between the hardware on which they are run. In the case of an MMA, the software in question is run on a handheld device, such as a cell phone, tablet or similar device. READ MORE