This page contains links to materials and organizations that have helpful medical device information.


United States Food & Drug Administration

The FDA’s Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) houses medical device reports submitted to the FDA by mandatory reporters and voluntary reporters such as health care professionals, patients and consumers.

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

The IHI’s Triple Aim describes an approach to optimizing health system performance.

How Medical Devices Work

Fun graphical explanations of how various medical devices work:
(by a doctor in the UK)

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