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Pain for Profit Alleges AMS and Reuters

Rep. Bob Goodlatte Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 20, 2017 ~ Women Undergo Pain for Profit?  Those are the allegations of Reuters writer, Alison Frankel who writes a column 'On the Case' for Reuters. Alison Frankel writes On the Case for for Reuters.  On March 13 she Read more

By | 2017-03-27T10:23:23+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Media Reports|14 Comments

Media Coverage Leaves Tainted Impression of Mesh Injury Surgeries and Medical Lien Companies

Deconstructing “The Lien Machine” MND, September 3, 2015 ~A recent series of Reuter’s articles takes a broad swipe at the industries that helps women find the resources they need to obtain mesh-removal surgeries. With 100,000 plaintiffs now joined in litigation against seven mesh manufacturers, removal of the polypropylene mesh implant Read more

By | 2015-09-03T22:48:17+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Media Reports|38 Comments

Consumer Reports Campaign email Alerts Million About Defective Medical Devices

MARCH 12, 2012 ~ How bad are medical devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration? Reuters reports (here) that Consumer Reports believes they are very bad. The president of the 76-year-old publication wrote in an email to 1 million subscribers this year that, “The implant that fixed your Read more

By | 2012-03-13T00:11:54+00:00 March 13th, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments

Medtronic Pays $23 Million to Settle Doctor Kickback Charges

Medtronic is the world’s top maker of medical devices and it didn’t get that way without help. The U.S. Department of Justice accused the Minnesota-based company of having friends in high places – Read more

By | 2011-12-18T06:11:08+00:00 December 18th, 2011|Media Reports|1 Comment

U.S. Advisers Call for New Medical Device Regime, Reuters July 29, 2011

The FDA is pushing back on an Institute of Medicine recommendation that the fast-track approval process for medical devices is fatally flawed and should be replaced, reports Reuters. FDA’s Jeffrey Shuren, director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, which oversees devices, said the 510(k) process should not be Read more

By | 2011-08-14T04:21:25+00:00 August 14th, 2011|FDA News, Media Reports|0 Comments
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