The following frequently asked questions provide details on the most commonly asked about pieces of the Implantable Devices feature. Click a question from the list here to navigate directly to the corresponding answer, or scroll through the full list of questions and answers below.
If the Unique Device Identifier (UDI) and the Implant Date entered, or the Common Name and Implant Date, are the same as in an existing record for the client, AWARDS does not allow you to save the new record. Instead, you will need to change either the Unique Device Identifier (UDI) or the Implant Date for a record with a UDI, or the Common Name or Implant Date for a record without a UDI.
Some UDIs may or may not populate all of the data entry fields/options based on the FDA accredited agency that the UDI is from. The fields/options that remain blank are available for manual data entry if the missing information is known.