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Entries by Tom Anderson

NESTcc announces new Governing Committee members and Executive Committee leadership

NESTcc has announced the addition of six new members of its Governing Committee.  The NESTcc Governing Committee is comprised of stakeholders from across the medical device ecosystem committed to the success of NESTcc and, upon inception, was charged with inaugurating a Coordinating Center that is inclusive, patient-focused, and anchored in accountability and transparency.  NESTcc’s new […]

NESTcc Welcomes Flora Sandra Siami, MPH as its Senior Vice President

The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) today announced that Flora Sandra Siami, MPH, has joined the organization as Senior Vice President for NESTcc. As SVP of NESTcc, Ms. Siami will guide the strategy and operations for NESTcc programs to advance the goals of stakeholders including patients, providers, payers, industry, regulators, and others.  She will lead […]

From Test-Cases to Best Practices: Key Learnings from Conducting RWE Research

NESTcc’s 20 Test-Cases explore how medical device ecosystem stakeholders can use data from real-world settings to generate high-quality evidence for device evaluation. The premise of the work is straightforward. NESTcc connects organizations that have research questions with organizations that can answer them, and supports research execution processes from contracting to project management and the dissemination […]

NESTcc Test-Case Insights from J&J, Lahey in Market Pathways

NESTcc Test-Case insights from Johnson & Johnson and Network Collaborator Lahey Hospital & Medical Center highlight the February issue of MedTech Strategist Market Pathways. Johnson & Johnson has nearly completed a proactive post-market surveillance for safety and effectiveness of Class II lumbar interbody system device procedures. Real-World Evidence gathered from this and other NESTcc Test-Cases […]

NESTcc Releases Data Quality and Methods Frameworks

In June 2018, NESTcc established Data Quality and Methods Subcommittees to support its efforts to conduct efficient, timely, and high-quality real-world evidence (RWE) studies for medical devices.  The 12-member Data Quality Subcommittee and 9-member Methods Subcommittee are composed of representatives from health systems, including NESTcc Network Collaborators, medical device manufacturers, academics, and the U.S. Food […]