MDIC Blood Damage Working Group to present at BMES/FDA Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference

Dr. Marc Horner, MDIC’s Blood Damage Modeling Working Group Chair, will discuss the Blood Damage Modeling project updates and future directions at the BMES/FDA Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference: The Role of Digital Evidence to Support Personalized Patient Healthcare on March 19-21, 2019 at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at the University of Maryland. […]

AMIA’s President and CEO Joins MDIC’s Board of Directors

The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) is pleased to announce the addition of Doug Fridsma to the Board of Directors. Doug joins the Board to provide leadership for carrying out the Consortium’s mission to promote patient access to safe and effective medical technologies. Doug Fridsma, MD, PhD, FACP, FACMI, is the President and Chief Executive […]

MDIC’s Newest Initiative Is Underway

The Health Economics & Patient Access (HEPA) initiative launched last summer and began evaluating projects and focusing on tools to increase predictability of payer scientific and evidentiary requirements. Under the leadership of Liz Spurgin (Vice President, HEPA) and Andrew Greenfield (Vice President and General Manager, Abiomed) a steering committee of industry and regulatory members was […]

Case for Quality: CDRH’s Pilot Program Name Change

In 2018, MDIC supported CDRH’s Voluntary Medical Device Manufacturing and Product Quality Pilot Program which simplifies regulatory requirements for medical device manufacturers who practice and demonstrate mature quality practices.  As we’ve seen this pilot gain momentum throughout the past year, CDRH, MDIC, and CMMI aim to scale the pilot into a full program in 2019. […]

Top Medical Technology Conferences to Attend in 2019

The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) hosts events and webinars to inform the public of the collaborative efforts we’re involved with, in an effort to increase patient access to innovative medical technologies. Our events provide an opportunity for our members and stakeholders to network and engage on topics such as clinical diagnostics, device quality, early […]

MDIC Announces Two New Board Members

The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to the Board of Directors:  Shacey Petrovic and Dana McMahon. The Board provides leadership for carrying out the Consortium’s mission to promote patient access to safe and effective medical technologies. Shacey Petrovic has served has served on Insulet’s Board of […]

MDIC Releases Report on Medical Device Cybersecurity, Advancing Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure

ARLINGTON, Va.–The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) today released a report encouraging the adoption of coordinated vulnerability disclosure (CVD) policies by medical device manufacturers (MDMs) in an effort to promote medical device cybersecurity and patient safety. “This paper advances an incredibly important topic in medical device cybersecurity—the adoption of coordinated vulnerability disclosure policies and processes,” […]

Case for Quality Working Groups

MDIC is currently looking for volunteers to participate in four new working groups aimed to continue the advancement of the Case for Quality. Since 2015, MDIC has been supporting FDA’s launch of the Case for Quality which was developed to elevate the focus of all medical device stakeholders from baseline regulatory compliance to sustained, predictive practices that advance medical […]

NESTcc Funding Opportunities

The National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc) has announced two new funding opportunities, including a call for concepts for its second round of test-cases as well as an opportunity to submit targeted test-case concepts leveraging patient-generated health data for regulatory purposes. NESTcc is soliciting test-case concepts from medical device stakeholders to further develop and […]