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DTC meeting planned

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA plans to hold a public hearing on direct-to-consumer promotion of medical products, including medical devices, Nov. 1-2 in Washington, D.C. "Medical device DTC promotion has not yet received as much FDA attention because, until recently, there has not been a significant amount of DTC device promotion," the agency notes in a Sept. 13 Federal Register notice. FDA points to "recent increases in DTC device promotion and a growing awareness among consumers that medical devices may give them important choices." Those interested in participating must contact FDA by Oct. 11...

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