stand-alone software

A guy showing his hand with some kind of stain on it, a smartphone showing a checkmark. All together symbolizing mole assessment via medical app as an example for risk classification . A guy showing his hand with some kind of stain on it, a smartphone showing a checkmark. All together symbolizing mole assessment via medical app as an example for risk classification .
Medical Software - Updated: 2020/01/06 - Isabel Jakobs and  Ulrich Spiegel

Risk Classification of a Medical App

Risk classification for medical apps has changed significantly with the European Medical Device Regulation. We give you an example!

2019/01/11 - Clinical Affairs - Updated: 2019/11/28 - Thorsten Prinz and Helene Kern

How to Perform Clinical Evaluation of Medical Software

Manufacturers must do a clinical evaluation of a medical device before they can market it in Europe. Find out what you need to keep in mind.

Monitor showing an ECG heartbeat line, a x-ray image of a hand and a graph, symbolizing medical stand alone software or Software as Medical Device (SaMD). Monitor showing an ECG heartbeat line, a x-ray image of a hand and a graph, symbolizing medical stand alone software or Software as Medical Device (SaMD).

Stand-Alone Software as Medical Device

Thorough analysis of the intended purpose provides essential evidence for stand-alone software being a medical device on its own.

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Medical Device Classification: The Software Special

The EU MDR contains new rules for medical device risk classification. Stand-alone medical software usually ends up in higher classes.

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Product Liability and Medical Software: Fortunately You Can Insure Yourself

Software can be a medical device. This has considerable consequences for product liability. The good news: manufacturers can manage the risks.