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 […]


Conversation with the NESTcc Governing Committee Member: Kathleen Blake, MD, MPH

“There is nothing more exciting than seeing people we care for and care about experience better health and everything that goes along with it. It is a privilege to be able to be a part of that journey.” Kathleen (Kathy) Blake, MD, MPH Vice President of Healthcare Quality at the American Medical Association   Dr. […]


Conversation with the NESTcc Governing Committee Member: Vance Moore

“I am constructively dissatisfied, meaning that I always ask, ‘what would it take to be a little bit better than where we are now?’ I am highly motivated by the greater good of healthcare and believe that we can truly obtain real world evidence that will help us make better decisions on all fronts.” Vance […]