GMDN (Global Medical Device Nomenclature) as basis for European data collection effort?
This article was originally published in Clinica
The European medical devices industry association, Eucomed, is preparing to disclose the latest market statistics for the EU medical devices industry at its annual general meeting in Cannes, France on October 9-10. But the process of collecting this information for release has been yet another reminder for the industry association of the problems of collecting and collating accurate data. The frustration are now leading to questions over whether the recently adopted Global Medical Device Nomenclature could serve a new purpose as a basis for data collection.