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Unique Device Identification: The New Era of Medical Device Safety

Posted 01 April 2008 | By

Every year an estimated 98,000 people die in the United States from preventable medical errors in hospitals. Approximately 30%-50% of these deaths are associated with errors involving medical products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (e.g., drugs, devices, blood and blood products or vaccines).

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