Second NESTcc Data Strategy Convening Focuses on Advancing Data Network Activities

On February 27, 2019, NESTcc held its second Data Strategy Convening, followed by a NESTcc Network Collaborator meeting on February 28.  The Data Strategy Convening brought together the Network Collaborators, Data Quality Subcommittee, and Methods Subcommittee to develop a shared knowledge of NESTcc’s 2019 strategy and activities, discuss implementation of the Data Quality Framework, and […]


Developing the Roadmap for NESTcc Active Surveillance Activities

On January 30, 2019, NESTcc convened the first meeting of its Active Surveillance Task Force.  This multi-stakeholder group is tasked with developing a Roadmap for how to establish active surveillance capabilities and tools within the NESTcc Data Network.  Not all risks of a device nor their true frequency can be identified in premarket studies. After […]


NESTcc Demonstration Project – VISION: A Better, Faster, Cheaper Method of Device Surveillance

What is VISION?  Stakeholders from every sector stand to benefit from a more complete and efficient method of medical device surveillance.  The Vascular Implant and Interventional Outcomes Network (VISION) is a partnership between the Society for Vascular Surgery Patient Safety Organization (SVS-PSO), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the Medical Device Epidemiology Network (MDEpiNet) […]


Conversation with the NESTcc Governing Committee Member: Bill Hanlon, PhD

“I’ve spent my whole career focused on bringing better products to patients who can benefit from them. Patients aren’t an obscure group of people out there in the world. We’re all patients – ourselves, our families, our friends, our colleagues. So, it’s an honor to be able to bring my experience to the table to […]


Conversation with the NESTcc Governing Committee Member: Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS

“I believe this is the time to change the system and have a broader impact. We have to take advantage of the growth of health data every day with the rapid evolution of technology and data science to get the answers patients need more quickly.” Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS Vice Dean for Clinical Research, Duke […]