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 […]

A Look Ahead to What’s Next for NESTcc in 2019

Less than a month in, 2019 is shaping up to be another landmark year for the NESTcc.  In an effort to further advance our mission to accelerate the development and translation of new and safe health technologies, leveraging Real-World Evidence (RWE), and innovative research, NESTcc’s Governing Committee has approved our Strategic & Operational Plan for […]

2018│NESTcc’s Year in Review

As we wrap up NESTcc’s busiest year to date, I’d like to reflect on the landmark achievements and milestones that have been accomplished over the past twelve months, guided by NESTcc’s 2018 Strategic & Operational Plan. 2018 was marked by firsts for NESTcc, starting with our first Data Strategy Convening meeting in February where we […]

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 […]