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Human Factors in the Clinical Environment: Product Liability from the Clinician’s Perspective

Rose Blackburne, MD (Executive Medical Director, Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC)

John Crombie (Vice President, R&D, Centaur Sports Medical)

Location: 210B

Date: Wednesday, February 6

Time: 3:15pm - 4:00pm

Track: MD&M West: Product Development & User-Centered Design

Vault Recording: TBD

With the recent focus on medical device product failures in the media, this presentation will explore the topic from a physician’s perspective. Utilizing current examples, such as pelvic mesh and Essure, you will get an understanding of the challenges faced by clinicians in the adoption of new devices and technology.

Topics covered include:
  • A physician’s viewpoint on the industry documentary, “The Bleeding Edge”
  • Commentary on the realities of new products in clinical usage
  • Guidelines for patient selection and engagement
  • Proactive preventative measures for development and compliance
  • Important tips for more through risk analysis and mitigation