Category: Regulations & Standards

Regulations & Standards


Societies Update Radiation Oncology and Medical Physics Guidance

The American College of Radiology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology revised the ACR–ASTRO Practice Parameter for the Performance of Total Body Irradiation. The ACR and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine updated the ACR–AAPM Technical Standard for Diagnostic Medical Physics Performance Monitoring of Computed Tomography (CT) Equipment.

FDA Drafts Early Warning System for Potential Device Safety Issues

The FDA has announced the agency’s new Draft Guidance, which outlines a system for alerting the public to possible safety issues with medical devices before the agency has investigated whether a serious risk actually exists. The agency is accepting comments in advance of issuing a final version of the guidance, which can be submitted until February 29 on its Regulations webpage.

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