December 5, 2018

Is the FDA Approval Process for Medical Devices a win for Big Pharma?

The FDA announced an overhaul of the 510(k) system that is meant to prompt manufacturers to base new products on technologies that are 10 years old or less. Almost 20% of the products currently cleared by the system were based on devices older than 10 years. For consumer safety, the FDA is considering whether to publicize the manufacturers and their devices that are based on older products.

Read the source article in Mass Tort Nexus.

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