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Special Interest Group in Medical Devices

Established Aug 2010

Contacts:   Holy Chantal, Chair holy1@its.jnj.com
  Katherine Etter, Co-Chair kade.etter@gmail.com

Advances in epidemiologic methods and information technology now permits access to evidence available from the clinical trial, real-world observational studies, domestic and international registries, medical claims data and published literature.

The mission is to determine the evidence gaps and questions, datasets and approaches for conducting robust analytic studies and improve our understanding of the performance of medical devices. Methodological discussions and real world comparative effectiveness and safety studies will be one of the main areas of concentration.

We plan to host pre-conference educational sessions, hot topic sessions, debates, symposia/workshops and poster sessions at the ISPE meetings.

Goals: