Company Faces False Claims Charges For Disposable Rectal Probe Reuse
The Prometheus Group reportedly told health care providers that they could reuse probes that were part of its pelvic floor therapy system on multiple patients by covering them with a condom or the finger of a rubber glove.
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US regulators plan to hold a public meeting later this year to address concerns the devices are less accurate for people with darker skin tones.
Some defective devices with potential obstructions were mistakenly distributed to clients instead of being destroyed.