Medtech Insight is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Hollow-bore needle devices

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

"Health Care Worker Protection Act of 1998" (S 2056), introduced May 8 by Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.), requires the use of hollow-bore needle devices that minimize the risk of needlestick injury to health care workers in hospitals participating in Medicare or in veterans hospitals. The bill requires FDA to set up an advisory council to establish safety standards for the devices. The agency would be authorized $5 mil. to provide education and training in the use of the devices...

You may also be interested in...



Real World Data Failed To Impress Kaftrio’s European Reviewers

The European public assessment report for Kaftrio shows that EU regulators had concerns about whether Vertex’s triple drug combination for cystic fibrosis represented a new treatment paradigm.

Swissmedic Clears Up Confusion Over Validity Of GMP Certificates

Swissmedic says its good manufacturing practice certificates remain valid for longer than companies might assume. Separately, it is giving companies more time to conduct nitrosamine-related risk evaluations.

People On The Move: Appointments At Stada, PGEU, And UK Health Claims Committee

Stada has appointed a head of digital communications; PGEU elects new chair and vice-chair; and the new UK health claims committee unveils its first members.

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

OM011382

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel