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Bones of Contention in 2011

Posted January 12, 2012 7:08 AM
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A review of medical technology gains posted in the last year, including advances in wireless pacemakers and artificial organs, might be tempered by concurrent technology and policy failures. A roundup of controversies that plagued the industry during 2011 cites the critique of FDA's 510(k) clearance process by the Institute of Medicine, regulatory regimes that hamper device innovation, and industry-wide layoffs as hot button topics. What would be your pick for predicament(s) of the past year?

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