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What Caption Health’s FDA Approval Reveals About Successful PCCPs

The FDA’s draft guidance for predetermined change control plans (PCCPs) is months away from conversion into a final guidance, but that hasn’t stopped software developers from creating products with a PCCP component for the U.S. market. The FDA approved the de novo application by Caption Health on Feb. 24, 2023, for a machine learning (ML) product that processes ultrasound images to calculate left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF).

FDA Discussion Paper Sees AI as Critical for Advanced Drug Manufacturing

The FDA has released a discussion paper on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the drug manufacturing process, raising a host of questions about issues such as the use of cloud services for manufacturing data management. Perhaps the key consideration posed by the paper is whether AI will enable the broad adoption of advanced drug manufacturing, which the FDA has been trying to encourage for nearly 20 years.