FDA Tweaks 3500A Form For Reporting Adverse Events, Plans September Changes To eMDR System
An update by the US agency to its MedWatch 3500A adverse event reporting form targets summarized events and patient gender. The FDA is also updating its electronic Medical Device Reporting (eMDR) system to accommodate the changes made to the 3500A, among other revisions.
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FDA Ends Summary Reporting Program, Releases 20 Years Of Adverse Events, Vows To Make MAUDE 'User-Friendly'
The US FDA today formally shuttered its Alternative Summary Reporting (ASR) Program and released to the public millions of adverse event reports received by the agency between 1999 and 2019. The FDA also wants to make its Manufacturer and User Device Experience (MAUDE) database – where all adverse events are stored – easier to use.
Makers Of An Array Of Devices Can Now Report Malfunctions In Summaries To FDA. Did Your Product Make The Cut?
US FDA rolled out its Voluntary Malfunction Summary Reporting Program on Aug. 17, allowing device-makers and manufacturers of device-led combination products to send quarterly rollup adverse event reports to the agency. The program's overarching goal is for FDA to receive fewer individual Medical Device Reports and to lessen the time firms spend preparing them, while maintaining sufficient detail for the agency to effectively monitor devices.