10 Feb 2015

Anaheim, Calif. – Intertek (LSE: ITRK), a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, will be on hand at MD&M West to educate medical device professionals about regulations, common mistakes and issues when designing mobile applications. Attendees can stop by booth #648 during the expo (February 10-12 at the Anaheim Convention Center) to talk to a technology expert about software security, guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and existing regulations for mHealth.

Smart, connected devices are anticipated to transform patient care worldwide, yet many in the industry are confused by a myriad of existing regulations and newly published guidance from the FDA that left many in the industry with questions. In response to these questions, Intertek’s expert will share insights from recent research conducted by Intertek that outlines the six most common issues medical device manufacturers face when designing mobile health applications.

Intertek is leading the medical application and device testing industry: participating in the U.S. Senate’s public-private partnership as part of the Senate Cybersecurity Act of December 2014 and assisting medical device manufacturers with innovation challenges. For more than 50 years Intertek has been partnering with medical device manufacturers to develop global regulatory solutions for testing, inspection and certification auditing. The company's experts understand the latest technologies and the regulatory requirements that products must meet. From safety and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), to environmental restrictions, to management systems certification and more, Intertek helps customers launch new medical devices to market quickly.

About Intertek:
Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value for its customers by helping improve the quality and safety of their products, assets and processes. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in the global marketplace, by helping customers to meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. Visit www.intertek.com.

Cheryl Yasis
Global Marketing Manager, Medical Devices
Tel: +1-630-277-2097
Email: cheryl.yasis@intertek.com
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