NESTcc welcomes Regenstrief Institute to Research Network

In a partnership to advance the generation of high-quality evidence in medical device evaluation, NESTcc has announced the Regenstrief Institute as the newest Network Collaborator to join the NESTcc Research Network. Based in Indianapolis, Regenstrief Institute is a global leader dedicated to improving health and healthcare through innovations and research in biomedical informatics, health services […]

FDA Participates in MDIC’s New Collaborative Community Enabling Innovations in Pathology

The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) announced today that the organization will serve as the convener of the new Pathology Innovation Collaborative Community (PIcc), and that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) will be a participant. MDIC is convening the collaborative community as a regulatory science initiative […]

MDIC seeks input on 5-year Computational Modeling & Simulation roadmap

MDIC is in the process of drafting a revised 5-year strategic roadmap for its Computational Modeling and Simulation (CM&S) Program, which is built on a foundation of validation requirements demonstrating regulatory grade simulation results. This roadmap will chart the course of milestones to realize the MDIC CM&S vision of quick and predictable access for patients […]

NESTcc Expands Governing Committee into Digital Health

The National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc), an initiative of the Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC), today announced the addition of two new members to its Governing Committee: David Feygin, Ph.D., MBA, chief digital health officer and vice president of IT digital health at Boston Scientific, and David Rhew, M.D., chief medical […]

MDIC launches new 5G working group with FDA and industry experts to ensure patient safety

Today, MDIC announced the formation of a working group focused on 5G-enabled healthcare technologies. The goal of this group, championed by FDA, is to bring key stakeholders and ideas from different sectors to improve the process for development and assessment of novel medical devices enabled by 5G wireless communication, while ensuring patient safety. The working […]

MDIC releases a Discussion Guide for patients considering a medical procedure during COVID-19

It is important for patients to feel empowered to make healthcare decisions, understand the benefits and risks associated with medical procedures, and feel comfortable about receiving healthcare, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic (also known as Coronavirus). After realizing that much of the current guidance was focused on helping healthcare professionals safely return to healthcare facilities, […]

MDIC announces Case for Quality Collaborative Community with FDA participation

MDIC announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) will participate in its Case for Quality Collaborative Community (CfQcc) initiative. The mission of the CfQcc is to convene a collaborative community of diverse stakeholders representing and serving the medical device industry with the goal of transitioning […]

MDIC Seeks Proposals for MedTech Industry Benchmarking via MedTech Joint Security Plan

MDIC is seeking proposals for assistance with collecting, synthesizing and reporting on healthcare industry maturity data and learnings submitted from medical device companies that leverage the MedTech Joint Security Plan (JSP). The goal of this project is to provide a common method and rubric for the medical technology industry to measure cybersecurity maturity and benchmark […]

MDIC Welcomes Jo Carol Hiatt, MD, MBA as its Vice President of Health Economics and Patient Value

The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) today announced that Jo Carol Hiatt, MD, MBA has joined the organization as Vice President of Health Economics and Patient Value (HEPV). As VP of HEPV, Dr. Hiatt will facilitate efforts among the MDIC, CMS, private payers and patient advocacy groups to empower medical device companies to better understand the […]

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Chief Medical Officer Jijo James named Chair-Elect of the MDIC Board of Directors

The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) today announced that its board of directors has elected Jijo James, Chief Medical Officer of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, as the new chair-elect of the MDIC board. James has been on the MDIC Board of Directors since 2017 and a member of the MDIC Executive Committee since […]