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Today's Issue of Medical Device Daily

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Today's Headlines

United European Gastroenterology Meeting: Robotic colonoscopy said to eliminate pain, reduces costs

VIENNA — Discomfort is the leading reason people give for not undergoing a colonoscopy, and the leading cause of non-compliance with this gold standard for colorectal cancer screening.

Watching the Watchman and watching FDA

There is certainly no shortage of stories (or controversy) in the world of med tech, and here are a couple of stories that kept a lot of people glued to their computer screens (more or less) recently. (MDD Perspectives)

Protectionist policy being pursued: China to promote domestic devices among its top hospital facilities

Chinese authorities reported on Aug. 16 that they would establish a methodology to promote Chinese medical devices among top tier hospitals nationwide. The government made the announcement at a joint meeting of the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).


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