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In an effort to better protect patients during product recalls, and to improve care at a population health level, hospitals must begin to accurately capture medical device data through UDI adoption.  Download Now
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From a supply chain perspective, the use of UDIs will help with the visibility of supplies throughout the continuum of care. By Dennis Mullins, MBA, CMRP Download Article
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Medical device manufacturers have been working hard to comply with the new Unique Device Identification (UDI) regulations from the FDA that are aimed at bolstering the safety of medical devices. The UDI system, which the agency says will be phased in over several years, is intended to improve patient safety, modernize device post-market surveillance, and facilitate medical device innovation. The FDA program leverages human and machine-readable UDI labeling for identifying medical devices, and device labelers must submit information about each device to the FDA’s Global UDI Database.