ABBREVIATIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

ACL

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

ACMD

Advisory Committee on Medical Devices

ACSQHC

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

ADIA

Australian Dental Industry Association

AFSSAPS

Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé

AHIA

Australian Health Insurance Association

AHMAC

Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council

AHMC

Australian Health Ministers Conference

AHPRA

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

AIMD

Active Implantable Medical Devices

AMA

Australian Medical Association

AMC Code

Australian Medical Council Good Medical Practice: A Code of Conduct for Doctors in Australia

AOA

Australian Orthopaedic Association

APHA

Australian Private Hospitals Association

ARGMD

Australian Regulatory Guidelines for Medical Devices

ARTG

Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods

ASR

Articular Surface Replacement

AusPARs

Australian Public Assessment Reports for prescription medicines

BSC

Boston Scientific Australia New Zealand

CAB

Conformity Assessment Body

CAG

Clinical Advisory Group

CE

Conformité Européenne

CHF

Consumers Health Forum of Australia

CJD

Creutzfeld-Jacob Disease

MBS

Medicare Benefits Schedule

CMI

Consumer Medicine Information

CREPS

Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University

DIISR

Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

DoHA

Department of Health and Ageing

EC

European Community

EU

European Union

EU NB

European Union Notified Body

FDA

Food and Drug Administration (United States)

GHTF

Global Harmonisation Task Force

GMP

Australian code of good manufacturing practice for medicinal products

HCP

Healthcare Professionals

HTA

Health Technology Assessment

ICOR

International Consortium of Orthopaedic Registries

IEC

Independent Ethics Committee

IRIS

Incident Report and Investigation Scheme

JJM

Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd

MDD

Medical Device Directive

MDIRC

Medical Devices Incident Review Committee

MRA

Mutual Recognition Agreement

MSAC

Medical Services Advisory Committee

MTAA

Medical Technology Association of Australia

NEHTA

National E-Health Transition Authority

NJRR

National Joint Replacement Registry

OEM

Original Equipment Manufacturers

OEWG

Orthopaedic Expert Working Group

PDC

Prostheses and Devices Committee

PHI

Private Health Insurance

PI

Product Information

PLAC

Prostheses Listing Advisory Committee

PoCE

Panel of Clinical Experts

QMS

Quality Management System

RACS

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

RSA

Radiostereometric analysis

SAS

Special Access Scheme

SUD

Single Use Device

TGA

Therapeutic Goods Administration

UPI

Unique Product Identifiers

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