Complaint management and Medical Device Reporting (MDR) are critical quality systems for you to meet the needs of your 3 key stakeholders – the customer, the regulators, and your business. This webinar will help you to understand the expectations of complaints and medical device reporting. You will learn about FDA expectations and regulations as well as lessons learned from 483s and warning letters. We will discuss how you can develop your processes to efficiently and effectively manage complaints and MDRs. In addition, we’ll discuss how to link these processes to failure investigation, recalls, and CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action). We will cover best practices so you can be prepared for an FDA inspection.
Why Should You Attend
After your products are on the market, it is important to monitor safety and effectiveness and investigate problems. Complaint Handling and Medical Device Reporting are considered critical processes by the FDA in determining product safety and efficacy. As such, they are critical information to the FDA mission to protect the public health. Because they are so critical, they are routinely inspected areas by the FDA. More importantly, complaints can also be an early warning of issues with your products and customer problems. It is vital to have efficient and effective processes for managing, analyzing, trending, and reporting product problems. This webinar will cover the basics of complaint management and medical device reporting.
- Overview and Definitions
- FDA Expectations, Regulations
- Lessons Learned and Enforcement Case Studies
- Processes and Procedures
- Reportability Criteria
- Investigating a complaint or MDR
- Linkages between Complaint Handling, MDRs, and CAPA
- Common Mistakes and how to avoid them
- Best Practices
- Preparing for an FDA or NB Inspection
Who Will Benefit
- Complaint Specialists and Managers
- Individuals participating in Failure Investigations
- Individuals analyzing returned products / Complaint Analysis
- Regulatory Affairs
- Quality Engineers
- Clinical Affairs
- R&D engineers and scientists
- Compliance Specialists
Consultant | Educator | Author
Baltimore City County, Maryland, United States
Susanne Manz, MBA, MBB, RAC, CQA is an accomplished leader in the medical device industry with emphasis on quality, compliance, and Six Sigma. She has worked at industry leading companies such as GE, J&J, and Medtronic with an extensive background in quality and compliance for medical devices from new product development, to operations, to post-market activities. She is a Presidential Scholar with a BS in Biomedical Engineering and an MBA from the University of New Mexico. She is a certified Black Belt and Master Black Belt in Six Sigma. Susanne also holds Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) from RAPS and is a CQA (Certified Quality Auditor) from the American Society for Quality. Susanne has now established a consulting business with a mission to provide services to help medical device companies achieve world-class quality and compliance.
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About World Compliance Seminars (WCS)
World Compliance Seminars (WCS) is one stop solution for all your pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device certification program needs. The pharmaceutical and medical device training requirements are set forth by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and other major regulatory bodies like NIH, EMA, as well as numerous European based national regulatory bodies.
These requirements are important to the training of pharmaceutical reps who are responsible for the education, professional development, and on-the-job training. The training is broken down into different sections to cover a wide variety of topics, including pharmaceutical formulation, pharmaceutical transfer processes , GLP, GMP, Clinical Compliance, Process Validation, Global Regulatory Affairs, Document Management,GMP (Good manufacturing practice) QSR and CMC and many more.
The pharmaceutical and medical device requirements that the FDA has set forth are designed to protect the public's health and safety. Pharmaceutical reps must adhere to all of the regulations and education courses provided by the FDA in order to be considered one of the best in their field. They also must complete ongoing educational opportunities and maintenance programs in order to maintain relevance and career enhancement.