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Study of Medical Device Rules Is Attacked, Unseen, New York Times, July 27, 2011

Allies of the medical device industry criticized an Institute of Medicine report, to be released July 29, that says the approval process for a wide range of medical devices such as hip implants, hospital pumps, surgical mesh and external heart defibrillators is deeply flawed, is injuring patients and causing numerous Read more

By | 2011-08-14T03:49:10+00:00 August 14th, 2011|Media Reports|0 Comments

510(k) Reform: Minnesota Congressional Delegation Lines up in Opposition, Mass Device, August 3, 2011

Sens Amy Kloubechar (D-Minn.), Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn) reject calls by the Institute of Medicine to kill the 510(k) program that allows medical devices on the market without premarket approval. In a joint statement the lawmakers rejected a July 2011 Institute of Medicine findings Read more

By | 2011-08-11T14:28:54+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Media Reports|0 Comments