Top 10 Health Technology Hazards List for 2010
- Device reporting rule takes effect. // Drug Topics;7/22/96, Vol. 140 Issue 14, p8
Focuses on the requirements directed toward hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities regarding the reporting of medical device-related deaths and injuries of patients or workers effective July 31, 1996.
- States grapple with lab test safety; negotiated rulemaking panel has final meeting. Szabo, Joan // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Oct99, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p14
Presents news items concerning laboratory medicine in the U.S. as of October 1999. Effort of state lawmakers to mandate the use of safety needles or needleless devices to address patient safety; Details of a meeting conducted by the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee responsible for developing...
- California governor signs needle safety law. // Health Facilities Management;Dec98, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p60
Reports on the signing of a law mandating needle safety devices, by California Governor Pete Wilson. Similar laws being processed by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) International President Andrew Stern; Other steps taken by the Congress to encourage safety needle usage.
- What's Your Approach? RHEINSTEIN, JOHN; BASTIAN, DANIEL H. // O&P Almanac;Aug2014, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p33
The article presents views from the practitioners in the U.S. regarding the adoption process to the new product in the orthotics and prosthetics industry of the U.S. such as to evaluate the features of new products in terms of benefits for patients and testing the product in medical practice.
- Current Status of the Regulation for Medical Devices. SHAH, ANUJA R.; GOYAL, R. K. // Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences;2008, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p695
In the light of escalating use of medical devices, stringent regulatory standards are required to ensure that the devices are safe, well studied and have least adverse reactions. Recently introduced guidelines and the amendment in the law will provide adequate guidance for both the manufacturers...
- the tally. // Chicago Citizen - South End Edition;1/19/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 50, p4
The article offers news briefs related to business including the measure taken by Boston Scientific Corp. in strengthening its compliance programs and community service efforts on the laws regulating its medical devices, the 47 percent retrenchment of the entertainment site Myspace on its staff...
- Reprocessing OK, says FDA. // Materials Management in Health Care;Nov98, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p9
Cites the United States Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of the third-party reprocessing of medical devices. Regulations that third-party reprocessors must comply with; Subjection of firms to FDA inspection and enforcement actions.
- TGA applies class III to implants. // Medical Device Daily;7/24/2012, Vol. 16 Issue 142, p9
The article reports on the move by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration to move implants for the major joints in the body from class II-b, medium-to-high risk devices, to class III, high-risk devices, for regulatory review purposes.
- Jurors raise a red flag for glove-makers. Rose, Joan R.; Perry, Kristie // Medical Economics;05/11/98, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p37
States that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a rule which require manufacturers of medical devices containing rubber latex to include information on the label, along with the dangers associated with the wearing of the gloves. Number of reports of allergic and...