• Ability to Clean Devices Emerges as a Safety Issue

    An investigative report by the The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) has found that medical devices that are difficult-or impossible-to clean properly are increasingly behind adverse events. "FDA has done little to solve the problem, despite review findings that suggest [dirty devices are] widespread," writes CPI . FDA does require manufacturers to prove that its cleaning instructions are effective, but CPI ' s report questions if their regulatory approach is ef...