Patients depend on safety and accuracy of medical equipment. If they’re improperly repaired, it could derail a patient’s healthcare journey and risk their health and safety.
The Right to Repair Act aims to expedite medical device repairs by giving third-party groups access to the original manufacturer’s tools and instructions. But if repair organizations aren’t held to the same FDA safety standards, patients could see poor outcomes or be misdiagnosed.
James Nestel of Simon Hegele Healthcare Solutions gives us a look into the work that repair companies do, and the importance of FDA regulations that hold them to high standards. Also, Erika Hanson Brown, Managing Principal of ONE CANCER PLACE, shares how device accuracy and safety is critical to cancer patient outcomes.
Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, Patients Rising
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent, Patients Rising
James “Jim” Nestel, CEO, Simon Hegele Healthcare Solutions (Americas, Asia Pacific)
Erika Hanson Brown, Managing Principal, ONE CANCER PLACE
John Linnell, Patient Correspondent
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