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Medical Devices Law & Industry Report

On October 15, 2014, MedTech Europe formally recommended that member companies phase out direct sponsorship of health care professionals (HCPs) by January 1, 2018. The recommendation is the latest move in a global trend toward increased transparency in interactions between the medical technology industry and HCPs.

Download the report in which the authors describe the current code-revision process; draw parallels to the initiatives of AdvaMed, PhRMA, and EFPIA; and analyse the potential impact of a revised code. The authors are in no way affiliated with EDMA, EUCOMED, or MedTech Europe and their article represent solely their own view.

Reproduced with permission from Medical Devices Law & Industry Report, 9 MELR 56 (Jan. 21, 2015). Copyright 2015 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)

Posted on 21.06.2015