Healthcare professionals rely on medical devices to treat their patients and safeguard their health, yet delays to regulation restrict their access to safer technologies.

In May 2017, the EU adopted the new Medical Devices Regulation (MDR, 2017/745/EU), with a three-year transition period for compliance from manufacturers. This relatively short transition for the application of the new legislation is the result of an interest in patient safety and also a response to scandals with defective medical devices…

 

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