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Chief Medical Officer (CMO)

A Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is a qualified medical doctor whose specialty is in public health and in the health of communities, rather than health of individuals. The CMO is one of the six chief professional officers, one for each of six professions, who advise the government in their respective specialty.

Medical Devices: Directives and Standards

The term medical devices covers a wide range of products, from simple tongue depressors to highly complex pacemakers. Some 10,000 products are officially classed as medical devices, and, all of these must meet the highest possible standard to...

Contributor: Pharma IQ
Tue, 10/12/2010
Software Design for Medical Devices

Software is playing an increasing role within the development of medical devices and the pharmaceutical industry as a whole. Amendments to the Medical Devices Directive mean that, in certain circumstances, software itself is considered to be a...

Contributor: Pharma IQ
Sun, 10/03/2010
Pharma IQ

With the increasing evidence-based medicine politics, the medical device market is changing. In this interview with Helen Winsor from Pharma IQ, Danielle Giroud, Founder of the World Medical Device Organisation, offers her viewpoint on the...

Contributor: Pharma IQ
Wed, 08/25/2010