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Minnie Baylor-Henry

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Are You Ready for EU MDR?

Posted by Minnie Baylor-Henry on 9/15/16 12:47 PM

Back in 2010 when European regulators announced plans to overhaul legislation on how the European Union oversees medical devices, the industry knew that it would take time for changes to take effect. With the EU reaching agreement on the regulation, it appears that the final Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR) may take effect as early as January 2017. 

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Topics: Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Industry, Regulatory, Medical Device

[Watch] No Surprises: Improving Medical Devices Due Diligence

Posted by Minnie Baylor-Henry on 5/11/16 9:30 AM

Donna Godward and Dr. Janet Vargo recently presented a lunch briefing on improving medical devices due diligence.

Acquiring and selling innovative medical devices or diagnostics is standard business for small and large device companies – but doing it well is not standard business.

In this session, Donna Godward and Dr. Janet Vargo discussed the areas often overlooked in due diligence efforts that can lead to expensive or even show-stopper surprises once the acquisition is complete and later development and commercial efforts are underway. Understanding what to look for (or present) during due diligence will reduce risks and lead to a better evaluation for the transaction. 

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Topics: Medical Device, FDA