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Why Companies Need to Act Now to Guarantee EU Medical Device Regulation Compliance

There are just over 12 months to go until the EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) enforcement deadline of May 2020. This is driving major efforts across the industry to ensure compliance, with initiatives complicated by the fact that not all details of the MDR have yet been finalised. For example, in January 2018 the EU released an update around the format of Unique Device Identification (UDI) codes and how they would be applied to medical devices. How can companies make sure they are ready in time? Seth Goldenberg of Veeva Systems discusses.