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July 03, 2019 - FDA, Drug & Medical Device, Product Liability, Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices

Committed to Clarity: FDA’s Dedication to Transparency with the End of ASR

On June 21, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report titled “Statement on agency’s efforts to increase transparency in medical device reporting.” This report describes updates to FDA’s Medical Device Reporting (MDR) Program, namely the conclusion of the Alternative Summary Reporting (ASR) Program. In conjunction with the end of the program, FDA also published 20 years of reports submitted through the ASR Program that had not previously been disclosed to the public, leaving manufacturers with potentially massive amounts of data to sort through regarding their products.

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