Johnson & Johnson leaders discuss what’s possible with the Microsoft cloud deal

Johnson & Johnson Group CIO and Global Vice President of Medical Devices Larry Jones [Photo courtesy of J&J]

Two leaders from Johnson & Johnson connected with Medical Design & Outsourcing this week to discuss the medical device maker’s partnership with Microsoft, the cloud’s potential for medical devices and to offer advice for medtech engineers designing for connectivity.

In January, New Brunswick, New Jersey–based Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) named Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) as its preferred cloud provider for digital surgery solutions and partner on building out J&J’s digital surgery platform and internet of things (IoT) device connectivity.

Johnson & Johnson Group CIO and Global Vice President of Medical Devices Larry Jones and Office of Digital Innovation Leader Peter Schulam (who also serves as global head of medical affairs, clinical a…

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FDA debuts plan for AI-based Software as a Medical Device

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The FDA today released its first plan to regulate artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML)-based Software as a Medical Device (SaMD).

The plan is a response to feedback received from the agency’s April 2019 discussion paper, “Proposed Regulatory Framework for Modifications to Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning-Based Software as a Medical Device.”

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