Posts Tagged ‘Certification’

Regulation of Medical Devices in South Africa

Posted on: August 14th, 2015 by admin

A month ago today on 14 July 2015, the Government Gazette of the Republic of South Africa published an important document entitled […]

True 3D X-ray Breast Images

Posted on: February 13th, 2015 by admin 1 Comment

As we have highlighted in the past few years, an imaging technology that has created a real buzz is digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). Although […]

FDA Takes 3D Diagnosis Seriously

Posted on: October 3rd, 2014 by admin 2 Comments

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just published a report entitled “3D techniques poised to change how doctors diagnose cancers.” The FDA’s […]

And So, the Pendulum Swings

Posted on: July 4th, 2014 by admin

Over the past few months a number of reports have appeared that were critical of screening for breast cancer. However, a paper published last week […]

From NIH to FDA: An Odyssey

Posted on: June 28th, 2013 by admin

Just north of downtown Washington, DC, in suburban Maryland, are two Federal agencies that have played, and will continue to play, a […]

FDA Asks for a Raise

Posted on: April 12th, 2013 by admin 1 Comment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the oldest consumer protection agency in the USA, has just requested a budget of £4.7 billion […]

A Nightmare for Dreamliner

Posted on: January 18th, 2013 by admin

Two days ago a Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by All Nippon Airways (ANA) was flying to Tokyo when smoke was detected […]

Stories are Facts Wrapped inside Emotions

Posted on: September 7th, 2012 by admin 1 Comment

Port Elizabeth, known around the world as the “Friendly City”, was the site of the annual congress of the Southern African […]

CapeRay Gets its Wings

Posted on: July 13th, 2012 by admin 2 Comments

Imagine you have developed a new diagnostic system, a portable device that monitors a patient’s blood pressure and transmits the information to […]

Are You Certified?

Posted on: March 9th, 2012 by admin

In a previous blog we looked at the alphabet soup of acronyms that prescribe the environment in which companies must operate in order to […]