FDA recommends “modernizing” review of devices in wake of global investigation

  title={FDA recommends “modernizing” review of devices in wake of global investigation},
  author={Jeanne Lenzer},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  • J. Lenzer
  • Published 27 November 2018
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
The US Food and Drug Administration is making changes to how medical devices are cleared for sale after a scathing investigation into the industry. The global investigation into the medical device industry by journalists from 36 countries, including The BMJ , BBC Panorama , and the Guardian and led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, unearthed thousands of documents to reveal rising numbers of malfunctions and injuries.1 Scott Gottlieb, FDA commissioner, and Jeff… 
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