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Midwest Hospitals Prepare For Stent Unique-Device-Identifier Demo

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

The FDA-funded effort out of the Mercy health care system, consisting of 31 hospitals and 200 outpatient facilities in Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas*, is intended as a demonstration project to help troubleshoot UDIs before a mandatory nationwide system is launched. It is one of two UDI demos in the works in advance of FDA regulations.

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