FDA launches Medical Device Safety Action Plan with attention for Postmarket efforts |

CDRH’s (Center for Devices and Radiologic Health) vision for medical device safety to protect patients and spur innovation of new products that are safer, more effective, and address unmet medical needs.

Providing patients with access to safe medical devices that meet their health care needs remains a top FDA priority. The Medical Device Safety Action Plan: Protecting Patients, Promoting Public Health outlines how the agency will encourage innovation to improve safety, detect safety risks earlier, and keep doctors and patients better informed.