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MDA (Medical Devices Agency) scores high on device report investigations

This article was originally published in Clinica

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The UK Medical Devices Agency actively investigated 4,466 of the 7,249 adverse incident reports it received in 2000 involving medical devices. A total of 2,858 incidents were investigated by manufacturers under MDA supervision during 2000 and in 915 cases manufacturers undertook to improve their designs or manufacturing systems.

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