A final ruling on UDI implementation is expected this year, causing medical device manufacturers to hasten implementation of a UDI system. Some manufacturers, however, think that implementing a system for labeling and tracking medical devices will take longer than expected by the FDA.
If you are a medical device manufacturer trying to figure out how to comply with UDI implementation, you should read this interview published in Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News. In the interview, Siobhan O’Bara of GS1 US, addresses some of the concerns manufacturers have with UDI implementation. You can get to the article by clicking here.
Tell us how you are implementing this system in your organization, or contact us with any questions you might have about labeling and tracking.