How to Translate Medical Devices of the Future

Translating Medical Devices of the FutureThe world of medical devices is going digital. Are you ready?

New medical devices are blurring the lines between Life Sciences and IT. From online instructions for use (IFUs) to devices featuring complementary apps — or even standalone medical software — medical devices are going digital and IT industry giants are beginning to enter the high-growth market of healthcare.

Download this article for insights into the digitization of medical devices and the implications for regulatory and translation professionals. Topics covered include:

  • Regulatory approaches to medical software and medical apps in the EU and the US
  • Potential risks associated with medical mobile apps
  • New EU Medical Device Regulations and their approach
  • Specifics of translating medical devices that come in the form of apps or other software
  • How IT giants such as Google, Apple, or Samsung have turned their attention to healthcare
  • EU Commission Regulation No. 207/2012 and e-labeling/IFUs

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Did you know?

“500 million smartphone users worldwide will be using a health care application by 2015, and by 2018, 50 percent of the more than 3.4 billion smartphone and tablet users will have downloaded mobile health applications. These users include health care professionals, consumers, and patients.”

Source: research2guidance