Clinical Decision Support and New Regulatory Frameworks for Medical Devices: Are We Ready for It? - A Viewpoint Paper

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1 Research Group of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics (BISI), Department of Public Health (GEWE), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium

2 Research Group Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy (KFAR), Centre for Pharmaceutical Research (CePhar), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium



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Use of of Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) is continuously increasing. SaMD is defined by the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) as software intended to be used for medical purposes without being part of a hardware medical device.1 SaMD is software that can perform complex clinical tasks such as diagnosing medical conditions, suggesting treatments and informing clinical management.1...(Read more...)

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Volume 11, Issue 12
December 2022
Pages 3159-3163
  • Receive Date: 24 March 2021
  • Revise Date: 15 October 2021
  • Accept Date: 17 October 2021
  • First Publish Date: 18 October 2021