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Resources

GOVERNMENT

Department of Health and Human Services

The U.S. Government's gateway to over 300 programs that provide essential human services.

Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA works to ensure that food is safe and wholesome and that cosmetics, medicines, medical devices, and radiation-emitting products are safe and effective. FDA also oversees feed and drugs for pets and farm animals.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Center for Devices and Radiological Health

FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health is responsible for ensuring the safety and effectiveness of medical devices and eliminating unnecessary human exposure to man-made radiation from medical, occupational and consumer products.

Center for Devices and Radiological Health

Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

CBER's mission is to protect and enhance the public health through the regulation of biological and related products including blood, vaccines, allergenics, tissues, and cellular and gene therapies.

Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

COMPANIES AND FIRMS

OrthoWorld

Membership into The Institute for Orthopaedics gives visitors access to information about industry markets, products, news and services.

OrthoWorld

ORGANIZATIONS

International Organization for Standardization

Non government network of international standards institutes.

ISO

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world.

AAOS

ASTM International

"One of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world." The web site offers information and products related to manufacturing standards.

ASTM

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation

Welcome to the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, dedicated to increasing the understanding, safety, and efficacy of medical instrumentation.

AAMI

Orthopaedic Device Forum

The Orthopaedic Device Forum was established to permit regularly scheduled interactions among representatives of the scientific and clinical Orthopaedic Community, the FDA and other governmental agencies, and representatives of the industry related to musculoskeletal health and diseases.

Orthopaedic Device Forum