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    New Medical Device Standard Puts Healthcare at Risk

    One of the greatest challenges in discussing standards is trying to put things into context so all those affected can understand why they matter. To illustrate this, I want to start with a simple picture- a snapshot of a remarkable moment in time. It shows how small medical device companies can make major contributions to healthcare, and but also how one standard is threatening to undo these gains. [media:1248:embed:{800}:{500}] This photograph was taken in Brazil ...