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Bakul Patel

FDA, United States
Chief Data Officer, OCD, CDRH
BAKUL PATEL is the Director for Digital Health Center of Excellence, at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Mr. Patel is responsible for providing leadership, development, implementing, execution, management and setting strategic direction and regulatory policy and coordinate scientific efforts for digital health, software and emerging technologies. Mr. Patel, in 2013, created the term “software as a medical device”(SaMD) and under his leadership the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) established the globally harmonized definition of SaMD. Mr. Patel subsequently led global regulators at IMDRF to create and author the globally harmonized regulatory framework for SaMD.

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Thursday, June 18

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