High-tech goods subject to purchasing authorisation in France:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The French health ministry has published a list of high-tech equipment purchases that must be authorised by the government before they go ahead. This list appears in the Journal officiel of November 28, alongside a list of new medical facilities that have to be authorised before being set up, such as those offering cardiac surgery or neurosurgery. High-tech equipment needing authorisation is as follows: scintillation cameras (with or without positron emission detectors) emission tomographs and positron cameras; magnetic resonance imaging or spectrometry equipment; scanners; hyperbaric chambers; and cyclotrons.
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