FDA to hold medical software hearing

July 31, 1996

The Food and Drug Administration and the National Library of Medicinehave scheduled a workshop in September to discuss the FDA's regulationof medical software. The meeting is intended to clarify confusionregarding requirements that apply to medical

The Food and Drug Administration and the National Library of Medicinehave scheduled a workshop in September to discuss the FDA's regulationof medical software. The meeting is intended to clarify confusionregarding requirements that apply to medical software devicesand accessories, according to the agency.

The workshop is scheduled for Sept. 3 and 4 at the NationalInstitutes of Health, Natcher Conference Center, 45 Center Dr.,Bethesda, MD. For more information contact Charles Furfine ofthe FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health at 301/443-2536,ext. 16. Information related to the workshop can also be accessedon the FDA's World Wide Web home page at http://www.fda.gov.