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Medical Implant Information, Performance, and Policies Workshop



A A. Ciarkowski, G Devey, H Heffernan, C A. Kelley, B Liebler, W F. Regnault, W L. Shinowara, M D. Sourwine, John A. Tesk, J R. Watson


The BMIS Coordinating Committee organized a workshop on September 19 and 20, 2002, in Gaithersburg, MD, to evaluate the role of the Federal Government in extracting and disseminating information gained from explanted medical implants to provide information for safer health care. As a follow-up to recommendations identified through the workshop held in January 200, this workshop focused on issues related to patient education and information about implants and implant retrieval. The committee is chaired by Dr. John Watson, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, and is composed a number of individuals at various NIH Institutes as well as representatives from the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other organizations.
Proceedings Title
NIH-FDA-NIST-ADVAMED Committee Workshop
Conference Dates
September 19-20, 2002
Conference Location
Conference Title
National Institutes of Health


bioinformatics, health care informatics, implants, medical devices, patient education


Ciarkowski, A. , Devey, G. , Heffernan, H. , Kelley, C. , Liebler, B. , Regnault, W. , Shinowara, W. , Sourwine, M. , Tesk, J. and Watson, J. (2021), Medical Implant Information, Performance, and Policies Workshop, NIH-FDA-NIST-ADVAMED Committee Workshop, Undefined (Accessed April 22, 2024)
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